Caribbean Poker Rules and Pointers

Internet poker has become world celebrated lately, with televised tournaments and celebrity poker game shows. The games universal appeal, though, arcs back quite a bit farther than its television scores. Over the years many variations on the earliest poker game have been developed, including some games that are not really poker anymore. Caribbean stud poker is 1 of these particular games. Despite the name, Caribbean stud poker is most closely related to vingt-et-un than long-standing poker, in that the gamblers wager against the casino rather than each other. The winning hands, are the long-standing poker hands. There is no bluffing or different types of deception. In Caribbean stud poker, you are required to ante up prior to the croupier announcing "No more bets." At that point, both you and the bank and of course all of the different players attain 5 cards each. Once you have looked at your hand and the dealer’s initial card, you have to in turn make a call bet or surrender. The call bet’s amount is equal to your beginning bet, meaning that the risks will have doubled. Giving Up means that your wager goes immediately to the casino. After the wager comes the face off. If the dealer does not have ace/king or greater, your wager is returned, plus an amount on par with the initial bet. If the bank does have ace/king or greater, you win if your hand is greater than the bank’s hand. The dealer pony’s up money equal to your bet and set 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
  • four to one for a straight
  • five to one for a flush
  • 7-1 for a full house
  • twenty to one for a 4 of a kind
  • fifty to one for a straight flush
  • 100-1 for a royal flush

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