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Pai Gow Poker

Pai Gow Poker – The History

Pai Gow PokerPai Gow Poker was first played in the card rooms of California during the 1980’s. It was developed from the game of Pai Gow which originated in China. From  there it propagated quickly to casinos worldwide.

Also known as double hand poker it is played using playing cards with poker hand values. The original game of Pai Gow was played with Chinese dominoes and can be traced back centuries.

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Omaha Poker Practice for Free

Omaha Poker – How to Play

Omaha PokerOmaha Poker is one of a group of so-called community card games.  The game first appeared in Detroit in the early seventies, it was first known as “twice three”.

The game quickly spread across the big cities in the north and midwest of the US, especially Chicago and New York.

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7 Card Draw Poker Practice for Free

7 Card Draw Poker – How to Play

7 Card Draw Poker7 Card Draw Poker is one of a group of so-called community card games. The history of the game is not clear.  Some say it originated in France or  Germany, others say it originated in Persia. Another similar game originated in New England called Brag and involved bluffing just like Poker. The only difference is it is played with 3 cards.

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5 Card Draw Poker Practice for Free

5 Card Draw Poker – How to Play

5 Card Draw Poker5 Card Draw Poker is one of a group of so-called community card games. Although origins can be traced back to the middle ages it first spread like wild-fire across the wild west. It is the predecessor to Texas Holdem poker.

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Texas Holdem Practice for Free

Texas Holdem teach yourself how to play

Texas HoldemTexas Holdem is one of a group of so-called community card games. It’s origins go back to Robstown, Texas during the early 1900’s. Originally Aces were low but they were changed to high when the game was introduced to Las Vegas by a group of Texan gamblers in 1967.

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Poker Hands

Poker Hands

Poker HandsWatching out for potential winning poker hands can be exciting especially when you draw four Aces, its rarely beaten.

A standard deck of cards contains four suits of thirteen cards. It is normal deal poker hands from a standard shuffled deck of fifty cards and introduce additional decks as required, one at a time.

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Poker History

The History of Poker

Poker HistoryPoker history is an interesting subject. Poker evolved over many centuries derived from various games to be what it is today. It was invented as a game of deceit.

It took popularity with the invention of playing cards and dominoes as far back as the ninth century in China. Bluff would have been a good name for the game.

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Online Poker Guide

The Ultimate Online Poker Guide

Beginners online poker guideUnless you are a seasoned poker player the chances are there will always be something to learn. In this online poker guide we aim to guide you through the basics of internet poker.

The first thing to consider is the difference between playing a live game in a casino and playing poker online. When playing poker live you will need to consider timing and aspects of etiquette. When playing video slots timing and etiquette are less relevant.

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