Caribbean Poker Rules and Hints


Posted by Mara | Posted in Poker | Posted on 04-12-2009

Internet poker has become world famous lately, with televised championships and celebrity poker game shows. The games universal appeal, though, arcs back in fact a bit farther than its television scores. Over the years numerous types on the earliest poker game have been developed, including a handful of games that are not quite poker anymore. Caribbean stud poker is one of the above-mentioned games. Despite the name, Caribbean stud poker is most closely affiliated with 21 than long-standing poker, in that the players wager against the dealer instead of the other players. The winning hands, are the established poker hands. There is little concealment or other types of deceptiveness. In Caribbean stud poker, you are required to pay up before the croupier announcing "No more wagers." At that point, both you and the dealer and of course every one of the other gamblers are given five cards. After you have observed your hand and the bank’s initial card, you must in turn make a call bet or surrender. The call bet’s value is on same level to your original wager, meaning that the risks will have increased two fold. Abandoning means that your ante goes immediately to the dealer. After the wager is the face off. If the bank doesn’t have ace/king or better, your wager is returned, with an amount on par with the ante. If the house does have ace/king or better, you succeed if your hand is greater than the bank’s hand. The dealer pony’s up money equal to your wager and fixed expectations on your call bet. These expectations are:

  • Even for a pair or high card
  • two to one for 2 pairs
  • 3-1 for 3 of a kind
  • 4-1 for a straight
  • five to one for a flush
  • 7-1 for a full house
  • 20-1 for a four of a kind
  • 50-1 for a straight flush
  • 100-1 for a royal flush

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