Pai Gow Poker originates from Asia and is played with tiles that are very similar to the ‘dominos’. The original version was so complex there were an intervention form the Americans, providing a game that is much easier to understand and something the average American casino punter can get to grips with fairly easily.
> The game is played with a full 53 card deck and one joker, totaling 53 cards in total.
> The game is played on a blackjack-size table with up to six players and a banker. Players using an Online Casino will usually bet against the dealer with no other player present.
> The Joker can be used as an ace or a wild card to complete a straight, a flush or straight flush only.
To start the game
> Place your bets that adhere to the table minimum.
> The dealer shuffles the cards and deals out seven cards.
> The player looks at their seven cards and sets them into a two-card hand and a five-card hand (This is completed automatically)
> If both of your hands beat the Banker’s two hands you win.
> If one of your hands beats the Bankers and one loses – no winners.
> If either of your hands has the exact same value as the Banker’s hand it is a tie, the Banker wins.
Remember! They are the main rules to follow no matter what value the cards are!
1. NO PAIR 6. STRAIGHT
2. ONE PAIR 7. FLUSH
3. TWO PAIR 8. STRAIGHT FLUSH
4. THREE PAIR 9. FULL HOUSE
5. THREE OF A KIND 10. FOUR OF A KIND
6. TWO SETS (3 of a kind) 11. FIVE ACES