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Caribbean Poker Rules and Tricks

Web poker has become globally famous recently, with televised competitions and celebrity poker game shows. The games popularity, though, stretches back in fact a bit further than its TV ratings. Over the years numerous variants on the earliest poker game have been created, including a few games that are not really poker anymore. Caribbean stud poker is one of these games. Despite the name, Caribbean stud poker is most closely related to blackjack than old guard poker, in that the players bet against the dealer rather than the other players. The succeeding hands, are the traditional poker hands. There is no concealment or other kinds of boondoggle. In Caribbean stud poker, you are required to ante up before the croupier announcing "No more bets." At that instance, both you and the dealer and of course every one of the different gamblers receive 5 cards. After you have seen your hand and the casino’s 1st card, you have to either make a call wager or give up. The call bet’s amount is on same level to your original wager, meaning that the stakes will have increased two fold. Giving Up means that your bet goes instantaneously to the house. After the wager comes the conclusion. If the casino doesn’t have ace/king or greater, your wager is given back, including an amount in accordance with the original wager. If the casino has a hand with ace/king or better, you win if your hand defeats the bank’s hand. The dealer pays cash even with your wager and fixed expectations on your call wager. These expectations are:

  • Even for a pair or high card
  • two to one for two pairs
  • 3-1 for three of a kind
  • 4-1 for a straight
  • five to one for a flush
  • seven to one for a full house
  • twenty to one for a 4 of a kind
  • 50-1 for a straight flush
  • one hundred to one for a royal flush