A full Texas Hold’em table typically has nine or ten Players or less. To begin the game a single card is dealt to each Player; high card will be the first Dealer. The Dealer position is indicated by a white plastic chip referred to as the “BUTTON”. The two Players immediately to the left of the Dealer button shall be in the blinds (must post small and big blinds). After each round of hand or play, the Dealer button rotates to the left. And let the games begin…
Object of the game
The best possible five card Poker hand, using any combination of hole cards (your cards) and community cards, wins the pot.
How to play
- The Dealer deals each Player their 2 cards face down and betting round (1st). The Dealer burns a card then turns over three community cards face up (THE FLOP) and betting round (2nd).
- The Dealer burns another card then turns over 1 more community card face up (THE TURN) and betting round (3rd).
- The Dealer burns another card then turns over 1 final community card face up (THE RIVER) and last betting round.
- SHOWDOWN (Every remaining Player shows the hand with the better showing first).