(or Caribbean Stud)
poker holds similarities to both blackjack and video poker.
The player plays against the dealer, independently of other
players. Your goal as the player is to beat the dealer's hand.
The exciting aspect of the game is that you can win big when
you least expect it. The international payoff standard for a
royal flush is 100 to 1.
and the House tie, it is a push and no one wins. Ace and 10
(Blackjack) on the first two cards dealt is an automatic
Player win at 1.5 to 1, unless the house ties.
The player antes, and is
then dealt a five-card hand; the dealer is also dealt five
cards of which only one is exposed. The player now either
folds, losing his ante, or bets an additional amount equal to
exactly twice the ante. The dealer then reveals his remaining
four cards. If the dealer's hand is not Ace-King or better,
the player is paid even money on the ante and nothing (i.e., a
push) on the bet.
dealer's hand is Ace-King or better it is said to "qualify"
(for play against the player). In that case if the dealer's
hand is better than the player's, the player's ante and bet
are collected by the house. If the dealer's qualifying hand is
worse than the player's hand, the player is paid even money on
the ante and an amount on the bet according to the player's
hand as follows:
||1 to 1
||Five cards of different
||1 to 1
||Two cards of the same
||2 to 1
||Two sets of two cards of the same
|Three of a Kind
||3 to 1
||Three cards of the same
||4 to 1
||Five cards in numerical sequence,
but of different suits. |
||5 to 1
||Five cards of the same suit, of
||7 to 1
||One pair + three of a
|Four of a Kind
||20 to 1
||Four cards of the same
||50 to 1
||Five cards in numeric sequence,
and of the same suit. |
||100 to 1
||Ace, king, queen, jack, and 10;
all of the same suit.|
may stand at any time. For splitting, the player needs to
place an additional bet to the amount of the current bet on
the hand being split. Split aces are allowed to draw only one
additional card. Both Split and Double Down options are
available only if the user's account balance permits placing
an additional bet. Surrender is allowed with half of bet
forfeited after the Dealer checks for a natural--in which case
the bet is forfeited.