Tag: poker rules

Jul 09 2021

Can You Play Poker with Just Two Players?

Jul 09 2021 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker rules questions

Poker is a game that can be played with up to 10 players in some formats, but you only need a minimum of two people to play the game. A poker game involving two players is called a heads-up poker game. The positions in a heads-up poker game might be different than they are in a game with three or more players. Other...

Jul 08 2021

Poker vs Texas Hold’em: Is There A Difference?

Jul 08 2021 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker rules questions

Texas Hold'em is the most popular poker variant in the world. As a result, "Texas Hold'em" and "poker" are often used interchangeably. It's important to note, however, that the term "poker" can include many other different styles of the game. If you've ever wondered is poker the same thing as Texas Hold'em?, read on. Poker vs Texas Hold'em: What is the Difference?...

Oct 20 2020

What Does it Mean to Bet, Check, Call, Raise, and Fold?

Oct 20 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker rules

Do you need some help with the basics of poker? This article will help you understand folding, betting, checking, calling, and raising. We'll also touch on some more complex actions, including check-raising, check-calling, check- folding, and bet-folding. What does fold mean in poker? Folding ends your participation in the hand and...

Sep 01 2020

Does Three of a Kind Beat a Straight?

Sep 01 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker rules

Judging by how many people search for "does three of a kind beat a straight" on Google, it's clear that many people don't know the answer to this question. In games using standard poker hand rankings, both three-of-a-kind and straights are quite strong hands. But which one is best in a head-to-head showdown? The simple answer is: no, three-of-a-kind does not beat...

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