The Most Popular Variants of Poker

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The most popular variants of Poker
May 20th, 2019 14:56

Texas Hold’em – The most popular poker variant. The player holding the best 5 card combination wins the pot. Player can use any five cards (from hole cards and community cards) to make the best combination.

Omaha – The second popular variant of poker. The player needs to make the 5-card combination using any 2 of four hole cards and 3 community cards.

Crazy Pineapple – Player receives 3 hole cards out of which he needs to discard 1 card after the flop. Rest of the betting rules are similar to Texas Hold’em.

7-Card Stud – There is no flop round in 7-card stud. Player receives a mix of face-up and face-down cards in betting rounds (third street, fourth street, fifth street, and river). To win the game, the player needs to make the best 5-card combination from total 7 cards of which 3 are dealt face-down (hole cards) and 4 face-up (door card).

5-Card Stud – Player receives 1 card face-down and 1 face-up in the initial round and then 3 more face up cards step-by-step in betting rounds. The player with the best 5-card hand wins the pot.

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