TEXAS HOLDEM POKER
Texas Holdem Pokers was invented less than a hundred years ago. Thousands of years ago the Persians played a funny type of poker game called “as nas”. The Germans had a pretty cool bluffing game called “Pochen” as early as the sixteenth century AC.
The French came up with their own brand of Poker called “Poque” in the seventeenth century. When the French arrived in North America they brought their funny Poker game to New Orleans. Since then Poker has slowly climbed the ladder of card games until it found a place in Las Vegas in the early 1970’s.
it was at this time that a clever man who owned Binion’s Horseshoe and Casino decided to host annual high stakes Poker Tournaments. The World Series of Poker was born and the Game of Texas Holdem has never looked back.
In the last three years the Game of No Limit Texas Holdem was brought to our homes via television and now suddenly everyone wants to play in a Texas Holdem Tournament. Texas Holdem Poker has many variations but in a tournament setting the game of No Limit Texas Holdem is very exciting and very unpredictable.
If you want to become a great Texas Holdem Poker player you need to know the rankings of the worst hand to the best hand in Texas Holdem. Here they are:
High Card – 50% probability. A high card hand is any hand which doesn?t meet any of the hands below.
Pair – 42% probability. A pair is two matching cards with three distinct cards.
Two Pairs – 5% probability. Two distinct pairs.
Three of a Kind – 2% probability. Three cards of the same rank.
Straight – 4% probability. 5 cards in order when all five cards are not the same suit.
Flush – 2% probability. A flush is five cards of the same suit.
Full House – 1% probability . A full house is three of a kind and a pair.
Four of a Kind – 0.02% probability . Four cards of the same rank.
Straight Flush – 0.001% probability (or 64,973 to 1). A straight flush is five cards in order of the same suit.
In Texas Holdem Poker when the straight flush is to the Ace it is commonly referred to as a Royal Flush.
Texas Holdem Poker consists of players trying to determine if they have the best hand and betting money or chips to see who indeed has the best hand. ens of tables going at the same time with lots of action to choose from. 4 – The beautiful part about playing online is the hand number references and the support staff that you have available to you 24 hours a day.
Some Online Poker Sites are so fancy they even offer you points and stuff that you accumulate while you play so that you can save those points up and buy a new car.