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Caribbean Poker Codes and Pointers

Poker has become globally acclaimed lately, with televised tournaments and celebrity poker game shows. The games universal appeal, though, stretches back quite a bit farther than its TV ratings. Over the years many variants on the first poker game have been developed, including a handful of games that are not in reality poker anymore. Caribbean stud poker is one of these games. Despite the name, Caribbean stud poker is most closely resembling 21 than long-standing poker, in that the gamblers wager against the bank instead of the other players. The succeeding hands, are the established poker hands. There is little bluffing or other kinds of deceptiveness. In Caribbean stud poker, you are required to pay up before the dealer saying "No further wagers." At that moment, both you and the casino and of course all of the different players receive 5 cards. After you have looked at your hand and the bank’s 1st card, you need to either make a call bet or accede. The call wager’s amount is on same level to your original ante, indicating that the risks will have doubled. Surrendering means that your wager goes instantly to the dealer. After the wager comes the conclusion. If the casino does not have ace/king or greater, your wager is given back, plus an amount in accordance with the ante. If the bank has a hand with ace/king or greater, you succeed if your hand defeats the bank’s hand. The bank pays out money equal to your ante and controlled odds on your call bet. These expectations are:

  • Even for a pair or high card
  • two to one for two pairs
  • 3-1 for 3 of a kind
  • four to one for a straight
  • 5-1 for a flush
  • seven to one for a full house
  • 20-1 for a 4 of a kind
  • 50-1 for a straight flush
  • one hundred to one for a royal flush