Caribbean Poker Rules and Tricks

Internet poker has become globally famous as of late, with televised competitions and celebrity poker game events. The games universal appeal, though, stretches back in reality a bit farther than its TV ratings. Over the years numerous variants on the earliest poker game have been developed, including a handful of games that are not quite poker anymore. Caribbean stud poker is 1 of these particular games. Despite the name, Caribbean stud poker is more closely resembling chemin de fer than old guard poker, in that the gamblers wager against the bank instead of each other. The winning hands, are the long-standing poker hands. There is no bluffing or other types of bamboozlement. In Caribbean stud poker, you are expected to ante up just before the croupier saying "No more wagers." At that instance, both you and the house and of course all of the different players receive 5 cards each. After you have looked at your hand and the dealer’s initial card, you have to either make a call wager or give up. The call bet’s value is on same level to your beginning wager, meaning that the stakes will have doubled. Giving Up means that your wager goes directly to the house. After the bet comes the conclusion. If the bank does not have ace/king or better, your wager is given back, including an amount in accordance with the ante. If the bank has a hand with ace/king or better, you succeed if your hand is greater than the bank’s hand. The casino pays out chips equal to your ante and set expectations on your call wager. These expectations are:

  • Even for a pair or high card
  • 2-1 for 2 pairs
  • three to one for 3 of a kind
  • four to one for a straight
  • five to one for a flush
  • seven to one for a full house
  • twenty to one for a four of a kind
  • fifty to one for a straight flush
  • 100-1 for a royal flush

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