So, you have decided to learn how to play poker.The first task for you is to study the poker hand.It will not be difficult, since they are not so much, and even more so, they are very easy to remember.
Consider all poker hands that exist:
- most rare and at the same vrmya most successful combination is called a royal flush.It is a combination of five cards of the same suit;
- lower in terms of the game is a combination of a straight flush.She plays when in the hands of the player has five cards of the same suit;
- quads.This combination occurs much more frequently than the previous two.It is a four-card, be sure to peer;
- full house.In this case, in the hands of the player should have two cards of the same rank and three other.For example, the three kings and two sevens;
- flash.Flash is any sequence necessarily suited cards;
- Street.This combination plays when a player has five cards in sequence of any suit;
- triple.In this case, in the hands of the player should have three peer cards;
- two pairs.This combination combines the two cards of the same rank and two totally different.Color is not taken into account;
- steam.This combination is very simple.It consists of only two cards peers;
- "oldest" card.It's not even a combination, but simply the outcome of the game.If neither player has not played none of these combinations, the player is determined by the rank of the cards.
Poker combinations are easy to remember and very quickly.But it is important to remember that poker has several varieties.It HORSE, Draw, Stud, Texas Hold'em, Omaha, double diskarding draw poker, lowball Deuce to Seven and Badugi.All play poker same for any kind.They differ only in policies and regulations.
One of the most popular varieties of poker club now is Texas Hold'em.This is due to the fact that the game has been optimally matched general and hidden information.Combinations of cards in Texas Hold'em standard.
As for the history of poker, at the present time is a huge amount of controversy over the origin of the game and of the name.The first game similar to poker, was mentioned in the 16th century.Many experts believe that the name comes from the German word pochen, which means "to knock".
Poker has been around for over 500 years, and he was born in Europe.Its rules are constantly changed and improved.The earliest mention of the modern poker have been found in the memoirs of a famous artist Joe Kauela.That was in 1829.After 5 years, in 1834, beginning to play poker deck of 52 cards.But no matter what changes have undergone the rules of the game, the winner is still and will determine poker hands.
Currently, many experts are furious debate over what should be considered poker gambling or commercial game.For the aspect of excitement are such facts as: gain the victory in the championships are always different players, the level of skill does not guarantee one hundred percent never win, but only adds a few chances to win.For the commercial aspect of the game can make the following facts: the presence of professional players who earn on poker, the game is appropriate is a science, as a theory of probability, with which you can calculate at what the move will drop a higher combination.
in Russia to poker as a sport, are very changeable.In 2007, he became an official sport in Russia, and in 2009 he was deprived of this status.