||The most simple to grasp, but the most complicated to play.|
No Limit is where any Player can commit their entire stack at any point action is on this Player.
||The most popular of current poker variant and the most common 888PL Game. |
||A little more complicated than Texas Hold'em but the fundamentals remain. The only differences are below;|
- Players are dealt 4 hole cards.
- Omaha is generally played as either Fixed Limit or Pot Limit.
- At show-down a player must play 2 out of the 4 hole cards, no more, no less.
- Eg. If there is a flush (diamonds) on the board, the Player will still need 2 diamonds to make the flush.
|5 Card Draw
||Probably the first encounter with poker most people have.|
There are 5 cards dealt face down to each player.
There is a betting round after the deal, starting to the left of the dealer.
After the round of betting each player discards up to 3 cards.
Once each player has received their replacement cards there is another round of betting after which the players show their hands.
|5 Card Stud
||This is a classic game of poker, almost always played fixed limit. This game does not have communality cards.|
Each player pays an ante to play, with this they get one face down card, one face up, there is a betting round.
2 more cards are dealt face, after each card there is a betting round.
The fifth card is placed face down, after which there is one last round of betting the best hand wins.
|7 Card Stud
||Very similar to 5 Card Stud, aside from after the ante is paid each player receives 2 cards face down and one face up.|
The fourth street, fifth street and sixth street cards are faced up, with a round of betting.
Seventh street is placed face down and the final round of betting where at show down the best hand wins.
||This is a variant played with Omaha and Stud games. This is where the pot will be split into 2 sections, one that plays the highest hand, the other pot pays the lowest (generally the player needs less than an 8 to qualify, if the player does not qualify then both pot goes to the highest hand) |
||This is a variation of Hold'em in which every player is dealt 3 cards. There is the usual pre-flop and post flop betting, however before the turn is dealt every player must discard one of their hole cards. Turning it into a regular Hold'em game after turn. |