Hold em Poker

The game of Texas Hold’em poker is the most popular poker game in the world. Played by millions of people worldwide Hold em poker is loved for its fast pace and simple rules.

The game of Texas Hold em poker was first introduced in Robstown, Texas in the early 1900s. It was popular in Texas but it wasn’t until Texas Holdem was introduced to Las Vegas casinos in 1967 that the game became truly popular. Hold em poker became a main event in poker tournaments as well as one of the most popular casino poker games. Texas Holdem became even more popular around the globe as American Soldiers played it in foreign countries and now that it is available on the Internet.

Texas Hold’em poker is a very simple poker game. It consists of four betting rounds. In the first round players receive two personal cards and then, based on these cards, decide to fold, bet or raise. In the second round three community cards are placed on the table, face up, for the players to share. In the third and fourth round one community card each is placed on the table for a total of five community cards and two private cards for each player. Betting occurs between each round. At the end of the game the player with the highest hand wins the prize pot.

Now that you understand how to play Texas Hold em poker you can start playing Texas Holdem live or online and you’ll see why it’s the most popular poker game in the world!


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