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Poker is a game that involves individualistic play. The winner of the game is usually determined, by ranks and the combinations of their cards. But, there are some cards, which are hidden until, the end of the game. What determines the type of poker game that you are playing is: the number of cards that the player is dealing with, the number of cards that have been shared and the cards which have been hidden. Betting procedures are not the same; they vary between different poker games.

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The first time I was asked to play poker, I had to confess I didn’t have a clue about it. Then after my poker-savvy friend who extended the invitation explained the rules to me, I thought, “Ah-ha! I now know that I will never, ever learn to play poker, and all of my friends just want me to lose my money.” However, I eventually discovered that poker is not impossible to learn, and furthermore, online poker and Internet casinos are fun!

Wondering what the rules are? Fortunately, Internet casinos have the same rules for online poker as you would play around your kitchen table. The two most popular poker games are Seven-Card Stud and Texas Hold ‘Em. In both varieties you choose the five cards that represent your hand, and the highest ranking hand wins. Sounds simple, right? Well, before you head off to those Internet casinos, let’s discuss the ranks.

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