No Limit Hold’em
Texas Hold’em is the world’s most popular poker game, both in live casinos and online.
Before you begin playing Hold’em, you’ll want to learn the rules. Let’s go into more detail below.
Table position is important because it is going to be incredibly useful to be able to act after our opponents.
If you are the last to act on a hand, you can see whether your opponents have checked or bet before you.
The actions of your opponents is going to help you a lot, as it gives you a strong indication of the strength of their hand.
In No Limit Hold’em, the games is referred to by the size of its blinds.
For example, a ₵1/₵2 Hold’em game has a small blind of ₵1 and a big blind of ₵2.
Exactly which options are available depends on the action taken by the previous players.
If nobody has yet made a bet, then a player may either check or bet.
If a player has bet, then subsequent players can fold, call or raise.
To call is to match the amount the previous player has bet.
To raise is to not only match the previous bet, but to also increase it.
If there is more than one remaining player when the final betting round is complete, the last person to bet or raise shows their cards.
If there was no bet on the final round, the player immediately clockwise from the button shows their cards first.
In the event of identical hands, the pot will be equally divided between the players with the best hands. Hold’em rules state that all suits are equal.
After the pot is awarded, a new hand of Hold’em is ready to be played. The button now moves clockwise to the next player, blinds are posted, and new hands are dealt to each player.
Let’s enjoy the tables now!