Poker Game Basic
Poker games are played with a ‘standard’ 52-card deck. The 52 cards are additionally grouped into 4, unlike suits which are spades, hearts, diamonds and clubs with 13 cards for each suit symbol, making the total of 52 playing cards.
In each suit, there are 9 poker cards of number and 3 face cards and one Ace. The number cards are 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 with the respective suit symbol. The 3 face cards are with one face of the King, one face of the Queen, and one face of the Jack with the individual suit symbol The Ace.
The cards are shuffled and the precise numbers of cards are dealt with the poker players at the table as appropriate for the poker variation being played.
- There are rules in place for how the cards have to be dealt.
- There are rules in place for how the cards are to be drawn by the players to make a winning poker hand.
- There are rules in place for what makes a qualifying poker hand to win the pot.
- There are rules in place for blind bets and about who has to make the blind bet in each round.