Texas Holdem Poker

Texas Holdem Poker is the most popular variant of poker. This poker variant is played worldwide and many people do not know that there are other poker rules at all. Many people mean by the statement "I'm going to play poker", "I'm going to play Texas Hold em Poker". In this article we explain what distinguishes this poker variant from other poker games.

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If you want to play Texas Hold em Poker you can go anywhere. But what are the Texas Holdem rules? The game belongs to the category "board / flop games". This means that each player receives hole cards and that there are also a number of community cards. The community cards may use all players to match their own cards. The player with the highest card combination wins the poker hand.

History of Texas Holdem

In the past, 5 card draw was mainly played at the poker table, but this game has gradually disappeared. Texas Hold'em rules were much more player-friendly than the other variants of poker. One of the most legendary poker players of all time is Doyle Brunson. He, and a number of other poker players, introduced Hold 'em in Las Vegas in 1967 to the very first edition of the World Series of Poker. Until 2003 the game remained a bit unknown, but then a big poker boom came (read as boom). Because in that year American Chris Moneymaker (whats in the name) won the main event of the World Series of Poker. He qualified for the main tournament through an online poker satellite and converted his entry into a $ 2.5 million grand prize. This was also broadcast on national television, making the poker craze in America complete. This hype has then spread to other parts of the world, so now the poker variant Texas Holdem is being played all over the world.

What are the rules of Texas Holdem Poker?

At the table is one player who is the dealer. This player has a dealer button. In this variant, each player at the table receives 2 cards. These cards are for the player himself and must not be seen by the other players. They are called the hole cards. The rest of the cards are dealt clockwise one by one to the other players. This stops as soon as each player has 2 cards.

The dealer now places 1 card from the card pile face up on the table. This has the burn card. The dealer then places 3 cards face up on the table. These are the first 3 community cards and are also called the flop. Now the 2nd betting round starts. The first player to choose between checking or betting. The betting round is also now complete. The betting round continues clockwise until all players have bet the same amount.