Jul 24

How Does Caribbean Holdem Work?

What Is Caribbean Holdem? If you've ever tuned into a poker show on TV, you know what Texas holdem poker is like. But another variant, known as Caribbean Holdem, is increasing in popularity in casinos and online. Invented by poker expert Stephen Au-Yeung, Caribbean Holdem preserves the excitement of poker but is faster-moving and less mentally demanding than Texas holdem. How Does Caribbean Holdem Work? Caribbean Holdem is meant to be played in a casino, so it's also known as Casino Holdem. Read more [...]
Jul 22

What Is Pai Gow Poker?

Pai Gow poker is a card game that was created in the 1980s by former casino manager and games inventor Fred Wolf. The game is loosely based on a Chinese game of that same name which is played using a set of dominoes. Pai Gow poker utilizes a standard 52-card deck of playing cards with one joker added, for a total of 53 cards. How Does Pai Gow Poker Work? The playing area for the game is set at a table for six players plus the dealer. Each hand is a one-on-one contest between the player and the Read more [...]
Jul 22

What Is Stud Poker?

Stud poker is a variation of poker where a player is dealt some cards face down and others face up. The game can be played with different numbers of cards. The winning hand can be the highest ranking or the lowest, depending on what type of stud poker is being played. Betting can take place after any single round of cards is dealt. Usually, the player with the best hand showing will open the betting. Variations in how much can be bet and when are common in stud poker. The players must rely Read more [...]