Caribbean Poker Codes and Tricks

Internet poker has become globally famous lately, with televised competitions and celebrity poker game shows. The games universal appeal, though, stretches back quite a bit farther than its television ratings. Over the years many types on the earliest poker game have been developed, including a handful of games that are not quite poker anymore. Caribbean stud poker is one of these particular games. Regardless of the name, Caribbean stud poker is most closely resembling chemin de fer than old guard poker, in that the players bet against the bank instead of the other players. The winning hands, are the traditional poker hands. There is little conniving or different types of boondoggle. In Caribbean stud poker, you are expected to pay up before the dealer declares "No further bets." At that point, both you and the casino and of course every one of the different gamblers are given 5 cards. Once you have seen your hand and the casino’s initial card, you must in turn make a call bet or bow out. The call bet’s value is akin to your beginning wager, meaning that the risks will have increased two fold. Abandoning means that your wager goes directly to the dealer. After the wager is the conclusion. If the house doesn’t have ace/king or better, your bet is returned, including an amount equal to the original bet. If the house has a hand with ace/king or better, you succeed if your hand is greater than the dealer’s hand. The bank pays chips equal to your wager and controlled odds on your call wager. These odds are:

  • Equal for a pair or high card
  • two to one for 2 pairs
  • 3-1 for three of a kind
  • four to one for a straight
  • five to one for a flush
  • seven to one for a full house
  • 20-1 for a 4 of a kind
  • 50-1 for a straight flush
  • 100-1 for a royal flush

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