Texas Holdem Poker
The card game of poker, popularly known as Texas Holdem, was born in the State of Texas but had its great explosion with its arrival in Las Vegas in the seventies. Texas Holdem poker is widely recognized as the most widespread poker variant.As in the other forms of poker, the objective of Texas Holdem poker is to get the best possible combination of 5 cards according to a ranking of hands . The ranking of Texas Holdem hands from highest to lowest is: High Royal Flush, Royal Flush, Poker, Full House, Flush, Straight, Three of a Kind, Double Pair, Pair and Highest Card. The cards in Texas Holdem poker ranking from highest to lowest is: Ace, K, Q etc. A Texas Holdem table comprises between 2 and 10 players.
Before starting to play a game, the position of "dealer" must be drawn among the players to the highest card. Small blind and big blind positions will go respectively to the left of the dealer. Here's how to play Texas Holdem. In Texas Holdem Poker to start playing each hand, and before the cards are dealt, the "blind " bets must be placed , that is, the players located in the position of small blind and big blind must post the small blind and big blind respectively before the deal of cards.The big blind is the minimum bet that the players who want to enter the hand must at least call.
This way, the small blind will be posted by the player sitting to the left of the dealer. The small blind is equal to half the big blind. And the big blind will be posted by the player sitting to the left of the small blind.Before starting to play a game of poker, the blind values (small blind / big blind) of the game must be established. When playing a poker tournament with friends, it is important to establish the structure of this, and therefore the value of the blinds of the tournament before starting to play, this issue usually causes quite a lot of problems, to avoid controversies consult our article on how to organize poker games with friends .
If the Cash Game modality is chosen as the form of play , a fixed blind cut will be established that will not be changed throughout the entire game.Once the "blinds" have been posted, the player occupying the position of "dealer" will begin to deal the cards clockwise, starting with the player to his left. Each player will be dealt 2 hole cards. The two cards will be dealt in two rounds, that is, first one card is dealt to all the players and then the second card is dealt.