Pai 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.
7 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.
5 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.
Texas 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.
Unless 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.