There are many types of poker players around the world. One of the most famous version is the Texas Hold’em poker game. In this article, we will tell you the basic idea about how the game is played. We will also discuss ranks in brief.
The main goal
There are many things in this game that a person needs to learn and do. At the starting of the game, the dealer distributes two cards to each of the players. Five cards would be there on the table. A total of seven cards would be there then. The main goal of this game is to make the best hands of five cards from the seven cards.
When the dealer distributes two-two cards to each player, then the first round starts. In this round first bet is done by the small blind, which is the player just left to the dealer. Then the betting is done by the big blind which is second left to the dealer. The big blind needs to bet with the double amount of the small blind. The amount of big and small blinds is pre-decided. After this, the next player has options of all in, call or bet. Just like him, the other players bet with the options available. After this, the first round gets over.
In the first round, the first betting is done by the person next to the dealer. He has the three options of bet, fold, or check. If he checks, the next player has the options of all in, bet, check or fold. Just like him all the other players also do the same with the available options. Once the turns of all players get over, this round also gets over and the dealer opens the next two remaining cards.
Following the same pattern, the game gets overhead the person with the best hand wins the game.
The importance of ranks
The whole game is based on different kinds of ranks. There is a total of ten ranks in this game. All ten ranks are divided into a different type of rank as per the probability of the arrangement of all five cards of a particular rank.
Above we have discussed, how to play the poker game.Though the game may look tough at first, with some practice of this game you will learn it very well. Here one thing is to note that to better understand this game, you need to learn the rank of all the different hands very well.