Playing is lot of fun isn’t it? It is a great way to pass time. Have you played card games? Probably yes would be the answer. There are lots of games to play with cards. Even young adults and kids play cards. It may be an easy way to teach them numbers. Wonder??? Just kidding…
Cards are just numbers from 1 to 10, and four alphabets with J, Q, K, A. You might have known all these.
Just a short note on what is it would be a good one for those who have never played with cards in their lifetime.
J stands for jack, K for king, Q for Queen and A for Ace. ‘A’ holds the highest place, next comes in line are the King, Queen and jack.
Apart from these number and alphabet cards are the joker cards which could be replaced with any of the card to form a combination set. .
Though there are lots of games to play at casinos, poker is one of the top games that is played. Want to know more about this exciting game? Here is a quick intro on how to play.
What do you need to play poker?
Deck of cards.
Remove the jokers from the deck.
Of course the important one, money in your pockets.
If you are very new to poker, then it is better to understand the basic poker first. There are two types of basic poker; stud and draw poker.
Each player deals with five or seven cards (based on the game); both face up and face down cards.
Players wager chips in an order assessing about other player’s cards
The wager continues unless there are other players to match the bet
Final is the showdown where the player’s cards are revealed to others and the highest one wins the bet.
Each player deals with five cards face down..
The players have to wager chips.
One the betting is done, the players can discard the cards that are unwanted and can collect new ones in exchange of their discarded cards to improve their hand.
The players are allowed to wager again with their improved set of cards.
The players are asked to showdown their cards
The highest one wins the bet
It is important for the newbie to know about ranking of the cards formed without which you may not know whether you win or lose the game. Below is the list of ranking to win the game; from lower to higher order.
If you have two same numbers in your card then you are said to have got one pair in your cards. This is better than the least rank.
If you have two pair of same numbers in your card it is called two pair.
If you got three cards of the same kind. For example, if you have three 4’s in your cards, then you are said to have three of a kind.
If you have all five cards in a sequence, you have straight formed in your cards.
It is called as flush if you have all from the same family. The sequence of the card does not matter here.
If you have one pair and three of a kind together in your cards then it is called full house.
Four same numbers in your cards makes you have four of a kind formed.
All five cards with the same suit and consecutive numbers form straight flush
Straight flush with highest value cards form royal flush. Cards with A, K, Q ,J, 10 with same suit could fetch you the best win.