Playing Casino Texas Hold 'Em Poker
Information about Playing Casino Texas Hold 'Em
The extremely popular casino gambling game of Texas hold 'em poker follows many of the main poker rules, although the main difference between Texas hold 'em and all other casino poker games is that each of the players only receive two playing cards, with five shared 'community cards'.
About Playing Casino Texas Hold 'Em Poker: Beginning the Game
At the beginning of the game, players receive two separate cards each, which are dealt by the casino dealer, face down on the table. Players are able look at their two face-down playing cards at this stage of the game, and assess the winning potential of their hand.
About Playing Casino Texas Hold 'Em: Betting
The player seated to the left of the casino dealer begins the round of betting, called the 'ante' bid or 'blind' bid. After the first round of betting finishes, the casino dealer deals three community cards, placing them face up on the poker table, with a further round of betting following.
In Texas hold 'em poker, the fourth community card is the dealt face up, followed by betting, and then finally the fifth community card is dealt face up (the 'river' card), followed by further betting.
About Playing Casino Texas Hold 'Em: Winning
As additional face-up Texas hold 'em poker hands are dealt, each player is able to openly view and estimate the potential ranking of other player's hands, placing their bets accordingly. By rating the competition and other hands in this way, many players may decide to fold early on in the game.
Players are also able to use a certain level of skill as the game progresses, comparing the scores of each of the other hands on view. Winning hands tend can range from two pairs of any kind, although the outcomes are generally quite unpredictable, making the game of Texas hold 'em one of the most exciting versions of casino poker.