Texas Hold'Em Poker

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Texas Hold’em Poker

UOHybrid has poker tables. You read that right! We have poker tables! Become a professional gambler and play the high roller table and Risk it all. or Pass your time at the low roller tables, testing your luck.

Hybrid poker tables are about Texas Hold'em. Texas Hold'em is played with a standard 52 card deck. The object to make the best five-card poker hand out of seven cards available to you. Five of these cards are community cards dealt to the center of the table to be used by everyone. The other two cards are your own, seen by no one but you. This guide explains the basics and gumps you will encounter. For more information on hold 'em and strategies, try one of the hundreds of poker sites or google.

Things to know

Blinds: Each hand has one small blind and one large blind. A blind is a forced bet to ensure each pot has a value. The amounts for the small and large blind vary according to the table you are at. Players take turns with the blind obligation, the large blind to the left of the small blind, play in clockwise order. Betting begins with the first player to the left of the big blind.

The kicker: When two or more players hold equal hands, the same pair for example, the highest unpaired card will decide the winner. This card is called the kicker. In the case of two equal hands of five cards, the pot is split. There is no sixth card used, not even as a kicker.

Hand Rankings, highest to lowest: Royal Flush - ace to ten consecutively in one suit Straight Flush - any five consecutive cards of one suit Four of a Kind - four cards with the same face value Full House - a pair and three of a kind Flush - any five cards from the same suit Straight - five consecutive cards, regardless of suit Three of a Kind - three cards with the same face value Two pairs - two sets of two cards with the same face value Pair - two cards with the same face value