Teen Patti

Learn How to Play Teen Patti Indian Card Game online

What is Teen Patti (तीन पत्ती)?

Teen Patti, also known as ‘Flush’ or ‘Flash’, is a popular card game that originated in India. 

Earlier, the players had to join physical tables together to play Teen Patti. Thanks to the advancement of technology, now you can easily access the online tables to play Teen Patti game online.

Here’s our complete guide on how to play Teen Patti, game rules, hand ranking, types, and tips to win.

Teen Patti Rules

Here’s how the hands are ranked in the game.

  • Trio/Trail/Three of a kind - Three cards of the same rank.

  • Straight Run (Straight flush) - Three consecutive cards of the same suit.

  • Normal Run (Sequence) - Three consecutive cards of different suits.

  • Color (Flush) - Three cards of the same suit but not in sequence.

  • Pair - Two cards of the same rank.

  • High Card - If both players are having three cards that cannot be placed in any of the above-mentioned categories, the hand with the highest-ranking cards determines the winner.

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How to Play Teen Patti Game

In the beginning, the boot amount is decided by the participants. The boot amount is the amount of money every player has to contribute to the pot to play the game.

Every participant is dealt with three cards face-down. The betting begins with the player sitting left to the dealer button. As per the strength of his in-hand cards, you can choose to either bet (continue playing) or fold his cards on his turn to act. Players have no option to exchange their cards.

Once the cards are dealt, players make the choice of whether to play ‘seen’ (after seeing his cards) or ‘blind’ (without seeing his cards). Players who play blind can change to playing ‘seen’ anytime while playing. The initial stake for the first player to bet is the boot amount.

Players who play blind have to follow these rules - 

  • If the player before you is playing ‘blind’, you can bet equal to or half the current stake.

  • If the player before you is playing ‘seen’, you can bet equal to or double the current stake.

Players who play seen have to follow these rules-

  • If the player before you is playing ‘blind’, you can bet double or quadruple the current stake.

  • If the player before you is playing ‘seen’, you can bet equal to or double the current stake.

At the end of the betting rounds, the ‘showdown’ happens in which the remaining players reveal their cards. If there are only two players remaining in the game, they have to pay a stake for the ‘show’.

If you are playing blind - 

  • If your opponent is also playing ‘blind’, you need to pay the current stake

  • If your opponent is playing ‘seen’, you need to pay half the current stake

You cannot look at your cards before paying for the show.

If you are playing seen -

  • If your opponent is also playing ‘blind’, you need to pay the current stake

  • If your opponent is playing blind, you need to pay double the current stake

The player with the highest-ranking hand wins in a Teen Patti online game. If all the participants fold their cards anytime during the betting rounds but one, the game ends instantly and the remaining player becomes the winner. Unlike most card games, there is no betting limit in Teen Patti online game.

There are lots of online gaming platforms that host all popular variations of Teen Patti cash games around the clock. You can easily play the game on your Android, iOS, or Windows devices. Many gaming sites offer an instant-play feature that allows players to enjoy Teen Patti game online without downloading the app.

Teen Patti game variations

All popular variations of the game are available online to choose from. Some of the most popular variations of Teen Patti online are -

  • High-low - In this variant, the card that is lowest in value becomes the highest in value. Similarly, the card that is highest in value becomes the lowest. The rest of the rules stay the same.

  • Auction - Two piles of three cards are created face-down on the table. The card on the top is a Joker which is visible to all the participants. Before the game begins, players make bids to buy the piles. The player who bought the pile can replace his in-hand cards with the cards in the pile.

  • Odd sequence - Instead of three cards in sequence, alternate cards are used to decide the highest-ranking hand. For example - instead of A-2-3, A-3-5 is considered as a hand in this variation.

  • Community - Players receive two cards face-down and one card face-up (community card). To win, you need to create the best possible hand using these three cards

  • Draw - After card distribution, players can discard some of their cards and request new cards.

  • 999 - To win, the player needs to get the number 9-9-9. The player who has the cards closest to 9-9-9 wins the game.

  • Discard one/best of four- Every player receives 4 cards instead of 3 cards. They have to keep three cards and discard one card which they believe is not useful. The rest of the rules remain the same.

  • Pack Jack- Three Joker cards (wild cards) are placed on the table. When a player folds, his cards become the new 3 Jokers.

  • King-little- The king cards are used as Joker cards. The smallest card in your hand also becomes the Joker card.

  • 2 Cards Open - In this variant, players cannot play ‘blind’. Every player receives three cards (two cards face-up and one card face-down). Players make their moves based on their assumption of the value of the face-down card.

Teen Patti Game FAQ

How to play online Teen Patti?

Here are the steps to follow to get started -

  • Choose an online gaming platform

  • Create an account

  • Add money to your account

  • Join the table.

There are lots of gaming platforms that host online Teen Patti around the clock. Teen Patti is not available to play on Adda52.

How to improve your chances of winning at the Teen Patti tables?

To learn how to play Teen Patti card game, players can read blogs, watch video tutorials, or become a member of online gaming communities. Some gaming platforms allow players to play the game for free. You can play practice games to improve your understanding of the fundamentals of Teen Patti games.

Here are some useful tips which you should follow to achieve success in the online Teen Patti game-

  • Never invest more money on the table than your bankroll limit

  • Make a bet only if you are confident with the strength of your hand

  • Keep a watchful eye on the actions of your opponents to predict their hand strength

  • Leave the table if you are facing a losing streak. Sometimes things don’t work as you have planned, and there is nothing you can do about it. It is important to learn how to keep control over your emotions to ensure playing the game only with a cool and calm mindset.

Is Teen Patti a game of skill?

The players cannot influence the ultimate outcome of the game with their knowledge and skills. Therefore, Teen Patti is considered a luck-based game

Is playing Teen Patti legal in India?

In India, states decide the laws regarding Teen Patti and other casino games. In some states, it is illegal to play Teen Patti game for real money.

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Note - Adda52 does not host any variant of Teen Patti games in any format.
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