“If there weren’t luck involved I would win every time” so they say. However it’s not just the winning that matters it is the whole experience of knowing and playing the game.

Poker is a family of card games that combines gambling, strategy and skill. Betting is a major part of the play. The winner is the best hand, one who has the best combination of player cards, some of which remain hidden till the end. It is this part of the game that gives its players the adrenaline rush, apart from winning of course.

Cards in Poker: pokerace99 is played from a standard pack of 52 cards. The cards are ranked from Ace to 2. A few cards called jokers can be added.

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Poker is after all a gambling game. Players bet into a pot in the middle. At the end of the hand the highest hand wins the pot. The highest hand being the royal flush ( the best possible straight flush )  A K Q J 10 followed by

Straight flush  9 8 7 6 5

Four of a kind A A A A 9

Full House  Q Q Q J J

Flush A J 9 6 3

Straight 9 8 7 6 5

Three of a kind 5 Q 2 2 2

Two pair A A K K 9

One pair 4 5 8 A A

High card 5 6 J Q A

Online Poker: Unlike the traditional Poker that is played in casinos , online Poker is played over the internet which has taken the Poker world by a storm. More so because casinos and Poker rooms can be intimidating especially for beginners. With time the players realized the feasibility and convenience of playing online. Online Poker thus revolutionized the Poker world.

There are many free Poker apps that can be installed for free and get started with. Poker stars, 888 Poker, Appeak , Politaire ( combination of Poker and solitaire ) are a few free Poker apps.

A lot of money is not needed to start playing online. A $50 is enough money to give it a start and playing for as low as $0.1 to $0.2 will make the bankroll last for longer. The legal age to play Poker is 18 years old. So if you are 18 you are good to go and if you want to win big money there are several online tournaments to be a part of especially on the weekends. With a lot of practice and a little bit of luck, Poker can be great fun.