Pai Gow Poker Game Rules

Let’s learn some different styles of poker other than texas hold’em, seven card stud, five card draw and omaha/8. Yes, pai gow poker. Now you must be wondering that double-hand sounds a little Chinese; yes you’re right, this casino game is a blending of the Chinese game pai gow and our very own us poker
Certainly this is not one of the highly acclaimed types of poker but still commonly played. It can be played by up to 7 players. It’s played with one deck of 52 cards, with a joker. Interestingly, joker can only be used as an ace, or to complete a straight, a flush, a straight flush, or royal flush. The important thing here to clearly recall is aside from the normal ranking of hands we’ve one more winning hand that is "Five Aces" (four Aces and the Joker). Astonishingly, 5 aces beats every other hand yes, even a royal flush. Every gambler is dealt 7 cards. The cards are arranged to make 2 hands; a 2 card hand and a five card hand. The 5 card hand has to be better or be equivalent to the 2 card hand.
After arranging the 2 hands, the cards are laid on the poker table face down. Once on the table, you can no longer switch them. The dealer will flip over his cards and assemble his hands. Every competitors hand is played against the croupier’s hands. If the player take one hand and loses the other, this is known as "push" and no money is exchanged. If dealer wins the two hands then the gambler looses their bet the opposite is true if the player wins both hands. Now if there is a draw, the croupier wins everything. After the hand is competed, the very next player clock-wise becomes the dealer and the following hand is dealt.

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