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Caribbean Poker Regulations and Pointers

Online poker has become globally celebrated as of late, with televised competitions and celebrity poker game events. The games universal appeal, though, arcs back in reality a bit farther than its TV ratings. Over the years several variants on the earliest poker game have been created, including some games that are not quite poker anymore. Caribbean stud poker is 1 of these games. Despite the name, Caribbean stud poker is most closely related to vingt-et-un than old guard poker, in that the players wager against the bank instead of each other. The winning hands, are the established poker hands. There is little conniving or other kinds of deception. In Caribbean stud poker, you are expected to pay up prior to the croupier declares "No more wagers." At that point, both you and the dealer and of course every one of the different players receive five cards. After you have looked at your hand and the casino’s first card, you have to in turn make a call bet or give up. The call wager’s amount is akin to your original wager, which means that the risks will have increased two fold. Abandoning means that your wager goes instantaneously to the dealer. After the bet comes the face off. If the bank does not have ace/king or better, your bet is returned, including an amount in accordance with the initial wager. If the dealer does have ace/king or better, you succeed if your hand beats the casino’s hand. The bank pays out chips even with your bet and fixed odds on your call wager. These expectations are:

  • Even for a pair or high card
  • two to one for two pairs
  • 3-1 for three of a kind
  • four to one for a straight
  • five to one for a flush
  • 7-1 for a full house
  • twenty to one for a 4 of a kind
  • 50-1 for a straight flush
  • 100-1 for a royal flush