Poker is one of the most popular card games around the world. It has many variations and different rules. You can find variants like Texas Hold’em, Five Card Draw, Omaha, Lowball, Stud Poker to name a few.
It is played with 2-10 players who are each dealt two cards face down; these are their private cards (hole cards). Five community cards are dealt face up in three stages after which betting takes place. The community cards can be used by all players for making hands and the best five-card poker hand wins the pot.
Poker is a card game that was played for the first time in the 18th century.
The word poker is derived from a Persian word “Pūker” which means “to strike, to prick”.
In poker, you can play with upto nine players.
The player who has the best hand out of five cards takes all of the chips from that particular round.
Poker is one of those games that require as much luck as it does skill and as such no two games are ever alike.