Category Archives: Rules & Strategy

Five Card Stud

Five Card Stud is one of the great, traditional poker games.  Gaining popularity in the United States in the 19th century, it had developed in Europe prior to that and worked its way across the Atlantic with the movements of … Continue reading

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Texas Hold’em

For more than a few decades now, one game has dominated live casino play and more recently it has dominated the online arena as well.  For more than forty years it has been the game of choice for the World … Continue reading

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Poker Variations – Part Two – Five Card Stud

Five card stud is not a particularly old game compared to some of the more ancient varieties of card play but it is the earliest form of stud poker and can be reliably dated back to the American Civil War (1861-1865). … Continue reading

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Poker Variations – Part One – Draw Poker

The term Poker has, over the years, come to describe a variety of card games, all based on the common theme of betting, hand rankings and bluffing.  As explained in our previous article, The History of Poker, the game may … Continue reading

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