Texas Hold’em Poker Rules

Texas Hold’em is the most popular and best-known form of poker and is played with a deck of 52 cards. Each player begins with two cards face down. In the middle of the table 5 community cards are dealt face up, the player can use any. The winner is the player who can make the best hand of all 7 cards. Texas Hold’em can be played in three different ways:

Texas Hold’em is the most popular and best-known form of poker and is played with a deck of 52 cards. Each player begins with two cards face down. In the middle of the table 5 community cards are dealt face up, the player can use any. The winner is the player who can make the best hand of all 7 cards. Texas Hold’em can be played in three different ways:
Limit Hold’em (the inserts are subject to a certain set structure)
Pot Limit Hold’em (the player can bring a maximum of one application in Pothöhe)
No Limit Hold’em (the player can bet all of his chips)
The Basics and hand weights are for all three variants, they differ only in their betting structures.
Game play
The game starts when the ‘dealer’ was determined (this player now has the button in front of him). This is done by each player is dealt one card. The player with the highest card takes over the position of the dealer in the first round. Thus, the positions of the small blind and big blind arise. The small blind is on the left of the dealer and the big blind is left of the small blind.
The blinds
The blinds are a kind of basic application that needs to set the course of a round, each player clockwise. A player bets in each round of the Big Blind (BB) and a small blind (SB). The BB is twice as high as the SB and is therefore the same as the ‘little use’ in a limit game. The two blinds must be posted before the players receive their cards. The other players can then decide whether they want to go with (call, ie the BB pay) increase (raise) or throw away the cards (fold) want. If no one raises and SB wants to stay in the game, he must you enumerate difference to BB. Now the players get dealt two cards – the so-called hole cards, which sees only the players themselves. The player to the left of the big blind, opened the bidding. The blinds and the dealer button will move after each round clockwise. The player left of the dealer posts the small blind and the player left of the small blind person pays the big blind. In the first round of betting, the player has to the left of the big blind offer first and the big blind last. In all subsequent rounds of the small blind must submit his bid first and the dealer as a last resort. During a player’s turn, he can pay the bet (call), raise (raise) or get out of the game (fold). In the small blind must be half of the BB aufbezahlt, if the player wants to stay in the game. The big blind must only set if was raised before him. Is increased, so must the difference between the sum which has already been paid as a basic application and set the increased use. Of course, one also continue to increase (re-raise) or get out of the game (fold).

 

Flop, turn and river – the community cards
Three community cards (community cards), which are open on the table, it is called the flop. Each player at the table who is still in the hand can use these cards to improve his hand.
Now follows the second round of betting. Should have no one here and it’s checked, the next community card – the turn -. Uncovered If someone has made ​​a bet, there is again the possibility to increase (raise / re-raise) to go along (call) or get out of the game ( fold). The fourth community card – the turn – will be disclosed to the other community card on the table. Any player who is still in the hand can use this card along with the three cards on the flop to form the best possible hand. Now the third round of betting begins. Should have no one here and it’s checked, the next and final community card – the River -. Uncovered If someone has made ​​a bet, there is again the possibility to increase (raise / re-raise) to go along (call) or from the game exit (fold). Now the fifth and final community card is revealed to the other four community cards on the table. Any player who is still in the hand can use this card along with the four existing cards (three cards from the flop, one card on the turn) to improve his hand. fourth round of betting begins Now. Should have no one here and it’s checked, the cards are revealed and there is a showdown. Somebody should have made ​​a bet, there is again the possibility to increase (raise / re-raise) to go along (call) or get out of the game ( fold).
The showdown
All players who are still in the hand at the end of the last betting round, reveal their cards. The player who was able to form the best possible hand from the five community cards and their own two hole cards, wins the pot. If two or more players have the same hand, the pot is split among them. , if only by a player made ​​a commitment during a betting round is and all the other players get out (fold), the game is ended at this point and the player who had provided the use, takes the pot. The winner can show his cards, or the cards back face down (muck). Once the winner has been determined, the next round starts on the same principle. The tournament ends when one player has all the chips in play and resigned his teammates are .

Side pots (side pots)
It may happen that a player is all-in, but two or more other (active) players are also in hand and still have more chips. Then in addition to the main pot or main pot known as a side pot or side pot is formed. In this side pot all the missions of the active player flow. The player who is all-in can only win the main pot, the side pot will be played among active players. The active player with the highest hand wins the side pot. The main pot goes to the player – including the all-in player – the latter possesses the highest hand. Of course it is also possible that an active player has the best hand and he wins as the main and side pot.

Dealer error
To err is human, and therefore it is possible that the dealer makes mistakes. How to deal with such errors, you can find here: If the first card, which should get the small blind will be revealed, this is considered as Miss Deal and it is shuffled and re-dealt. If a card is dealt to the players, revealed that Dealen not considered an error. The dealer’s up card is after all other cards are dealt to the players, replaced by a new card (otherwise would have been the first burn card). The exposed card is then considered to Burn Card and it will instantly the flop is dealt. If more revealed as a map, this is considered as Miss Deal and it is shuffled and re-dealt. Lying on the flop more than three cards, the flop must be re-dealt. If the flop is placed before the first betting round was over, the flop must also be re-dealt. The cards from the flop in the remaining deck of cards are mixed, re-mixed and after a card has been burned, the flop is re-dealt. If the dealer reveal the turn card before the betting round is completed after the flop, the card from the game taken. (Which actually would have been the River) is the betting round then ends, the dealer burns a card and covers a new turn card. Before the river was revealed, the dealer takes the mistake up card and shuffle them into the deck and covers only the river on.

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