Poker

– It’s a tradition –

Poker

Poker is part of the traditional table game family involving elements of chance, strategy and player psychology. Players are randomly dealt a combination of cards and draw from shared community cards. Each player bets according to the rank they believe their hand is worth. During a round of play, you either check (no bet), ‘fold’ your cards against a bet, match the bet, or raise the bet. Sometimes ‘bluffing’ is involved to advance strategy. The player with the highest ranking hand, takes the pot at the end of the game. In this game, the outcome is influenced by how players play their cards.

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