Online Poker – Basic Variants
Poker has conquered the planet with a version that has become queen on all online rooms: Texas Hold’em. This version, in addition to not being the oldest and most played before the Internet boom is far from the only one.
Experts even say it is not the most complex and a large number of players practice all variants. If you think it’s a legend, HORSE has become an official WOSP discipline and has been on some poker rooms ever since.
The hallmark of the Horse is that it combines five poker variants in the same game. HORSE stands for: Hold’em, Omaha High Low, Razz, Stud and Eight or Better.
Very played in casinos, the Horse combines the complexity of knowing and especially to master all its variants and thus separates the wheat from the chaff.
Here are some details to discover the vast world of poker and the richness of this game that unleashes the passions. Poker is a real intellectual discipline. Before looking to win, one must first understand.
It is the undisputed star of online poker and therefore poker in real life. Relatively easier than other versions, it is introduced in casinos in the 60s. More than 95% of online poker players are adapted.
Most players of the new generation have learned poker and its strategy with this variant. It is played from 2 to 10 players at a table. Players have 2 closed cards and five are open. The best combination wins with each turn. The goal is to have the best game or to get the cards thrown at opponents. This is where poker becomes a psychological game, the main reason for its success.
Stud 5 cards – 7 cards
For those entered in the poker family by Hold’em, this variant is close to the huge difference that the game is partly open-ended. Instead of simplifying the game, you’ll find that having additional information shared with your opponents will melt your neurons.
Omaha is a variation of poker very different from Hold’em. This variant of poker is played in different ways (Hi, Hi – Low, Pot limit …). The main difficulty is to understand that your hand is made of two of your cards and three cards of the carpet. It is important to understand this rule before going to play chips.