Texas Hold'em

Texas Hold'em is the most popular form of poker both on and off line. However the explosion in popularity of hold'em can be put down to the internet poker room. If you are ready to play now visit one of our top ranked online poker rooms. The best part about these rooms is they accept all players!

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If you're not quite ready to take on other players from around the globe, then maybe you would be best suited to the large range of casino poker games. In casino poker, the player only has to beat the dealer to turn a profit. Some of the most popular casino poker varieties include:

Texas Hold'em is the thinking man's poker. In Draw Poker (which was popular before hold'em) players can only bet twice. In Texas Hold'em players are able to bet four times, meaning there is more room for strategy.

Texas Hold'em was originally (of course) from Texas. However the game gained a foot-hold in the Vegas casinos thanks to poker pioneers Crandell Addington, Doyle Brunson and Amarillo Slim. After gaining this foot-hold in Vegas, Texas Hold'em quickly became recognized as the favoured game of the poker professional and in 1971 to first ever WSOP Main Event was held and Texas Hold'em was officially THE poker game.

There are three forms of Texas Hold'em, and while the game play is identical, the difference comes down to the betting.

No Limit Texas Hold'em

As the name suggest in No Limit there is no maximum amount a player can bet. A player can bet all of their chips at any time.

Pot Limit Texas Hold'em

In Pot Limit a player can only bet a maximum of what is already in the pot. Pot limit is a good choice for those players who enjoy the excitement of big bets, but don't like the idea of risking their entire stack on one hand.

Limit Texas Hold'em

In Limit Hold'em a player can only bet the specified table limit. There are always two limits given on limit tables. An example is $1/$2. This means that a player can bet $1 on the first two rounds of betting and $2 in the second two rounds.

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