Texas Live Hold Em Poker

Texas Live Hold Em Poker is an extremely competitive Game where players play the Game in several rounds. Live Dealer Casinos give players the ability to experience this fast paced game straight from their desktop. Players bet in order to advance to the next stage. What Texas Live Hold’Em Poker requires is skill, strategy and like all cards a bunch of luck. The basic objective of Texas Live Hold Em Poker is quite clear; a player needs to have the best five card poker hand at the end of the Game. However, meeting this objective is not as easy as seen.

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Texas Live Hold Em Poker – Hand Ranking

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Royal Flush – This is Poker’s most famous hand and it cannot be beaten. An Ace-high straight flush consists of e.g. Ace of Spades, King of Spades, Queen of Spades, Jack of Spades and a 10 of Spades.

 

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Straight Flush – In Texas Live Hold Em Poker this hand consists of a five card sequence of the same suit. If there is a tie, the highest rank at the top of the sequence wins. This hand consists of an Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten of a single suit. An example is Queen of Spades, Jack of Spades, 10 of Spades, 9 of Spades and 8 of Spades.

An image of the Poker Hand Four of a kind

Four of Kind – This is pretty much self explanatory in Texas Live Hold Em Poker. Players will need four cards of the same rank, and one side card or a ‘kicker’. Also known as Squads, this hand consists of 4 cards of the same number, e.g. 9 of Spades, 9 of Hearts, 9 of Diamonds and 9 of Clubs, and any other unmatched card. However the unmatched card that is higher than another players unmatched card, will win.

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Full House – Players will need three cards of the same rank and two cards of a different, matching rank. Also known as a Full Boat consists of a hand such as 4 of Spades, 4 of Hearts, 4 of Diamonds and two other matching cards such as 7 of Clubs and 7 of Spades.

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Flush – A Flush consists of five cards of the same suit that are not in sequence. An example is Queen of Clubs, 10 of Clubs, 7 of Clubs, 6 of Clubs and Ace of Clubs. Flushes are described by their highest cards, as in a queen-high flush.

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Straight – A Straight hand in Texas Live Hold Em Poker, example a Queen of Clubs, Jack of Spades, 10 of Spades, 9 of Hearts and 8 of Hearts. In other words it consists of five cards of sequential rank in at least two different suits. Two straight hands are ranked by comparing the highest card of each.

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Three of a Kind – Also called Trips or a set, this hand consists of a hand such as a 2 of Diamonds, 2 of Spades, 2 of Clubs, King of Spades and 6 of Hearts. In other words this hand has to have three cards of the same rank and two cards which are not in the rank or the same as each other.

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Two Pair – A poker hand that has a Jack of Spades, Jack of Clubs, 4 of Clubs, 4 of Spades and a 9 of Hearts for example is called Two Pair. The hand consists of two cards of the same rank.

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Pair – This hand consists of for example; 4 of Spades, 4 of Hearts, King of Spades, 10 of Diamonds and 5 of Spades. in other words the hand should have two cards of one rank and three cards which are not the same as each other.