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Smaller chips may be allowed to play in quantity.

HOLD’EM HIGH-LOW SPLIT

OBJECT OF THE GAME:

To make the highest ranking hand and/or the lowest ranking hand among all active players.

The game is played like Texas Hold’em, except for one main difference – the best high hand splits the pot with the best low hand. However, to win the low hand the hand must qualify, i.e; the winning low hand must have five cards ranked eight or lower, with no pairs. Straights and flushes have no value for low.

THE PLAY:

A player may use any five cards to make their best low hand.

OMAHA HIGH-LOW SPLIT

(commonly called ‘8 or better’)


OBJECT OF THE GAME:

To make the highest ranking hand and/or the lowest ranking hand among all active players.

The game is dealt and played very much like Texas Hold’em High-Low Split, except for two main differences. First, each player is dealt four hole cards and secondly, each player must use exactly two hole cards from their hand along with three board cards.

THE PLAY:

A player must use any two of their four hole cards to make their best low hand. All low cards must qualify, i.e; be ranked eight or lower. A card may be used high, as well as low, e.g.; a two of diamonds may be used to make a diamond flush, as well as fit into a low hand.

Straights and flushes have no value for low. A pot is split between the best high hand and best ‘qualifying’ low hand, otherwise the best high hand will win the entire pot.

OMAHA POT LIMIT

(High, Low, High-Low)

OBJECT OF THE GAME:

To make the best ranking hand among all active players

The game is dealt like Omaha High-Low Split. Omaha Pot Limit is generally played high only, however, this game may be played high-low or low only.

THE PLAY:

Each player is dealt four hole cards and each player must use exactly two hole cards from their hand along with three board cards to make their best hand.

On the first betting round, the first player entering the pot will be required to wager a minimum amount which is generally either the sum total of the blinds or double the big blind.

A wager is limited to the size of the pot, ‘rounded up’ – example: if a pot totals $16 to $19, the maximum wager will be $20.

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TEXAS HOLD'EM

OBJECT OF THE GAME:

To make the highest ranking hand among all active players.

The game is played with a standard deck of 52 cards (no joker), consisting of 4 suits of equal rank; spades, hearts, diamonds, clubs.

Each suit contains 13 cards, ranked highest to lowest; Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, (A*). *Note: An Ace may be played both high and low, e.g.; an A-K-Q-J-10 = High Straight and A-2-3-4-5 = Low Straight.

RANK OF HANDS: Royal Flush; Straight Flush; Four of a Kind; Full House; Flush; Straight; Three of a Kind; Two Pair; One Pair; High Card

At the showdown, the highest ranking hand will win the pot.

THE PLAY:

Hold'em is played with a dealer button, which rotates clockwise around the table. The player with the dealer button is the last to receive cards on the deal.

The first two players seated to the left of the dealer button may be required to post blinds before the cards are dealt.

All players are dealt two down cards (hole cards). There is a round of betting. The action starts with the first player seated to the left of the big blind.

All players have the right to throw away their hand, call the big blind or raise. The action goes clockwise.

Three board cards are dealt and turned faceup in the middle of the table. Another round of betting occurs. The action starts with the first active player to the left of the button.

The next two board cards are dealt face-up, one at a time, with a round of betting following the deal of each card.

The five board cards (called flop, turn & river) are community cards and are shared by all active players.

A bet and three raises are allowed. The amount of all wagers must be within the posted limits of the game, e.g; in 6-12 limit, before the flop and on the flop the wager is limited to $6, but on the turn and the river the limit is $12.

Check and raise is permitted.

In all games, the house has the right to place a maximum time limit for taking action on the play of a hand. When, or if, a player is “put on the clock”, the player will have one additional minute to complete action on their hand, after which their hand may be ruled dead.

 
NO-LIMIT HOLD'EM

OBJECT OF THE GAME:

To make the highest ranking hand among all active players.

THE PLAY:

No-Limit Hold’em is dealt and played like Texas Hold’em.

On the first betting round, the first player entering the pot will be required to wager a minimum amount which is generally either the sum total of the blinds or double the big blind.

A wager of a single denomination chip without ‘comment’ may be considered to be the full amount of the chip. However, a player acting on a previous wager with a single denomination chip may be considered as calling the wager.

A wager must equal or exceed the minimum wager allowed unless going all-in. A player may wager all of their chips, i.e; no-limit.

A player may never lose more chips than they have in active play.

If a kill wager is allowed in a game, the kill wager will generally be required to equal the sum total of the blinds or double the big blind.

If a straddle wager is allowed in a game, the straddle wager will generally be required to equal the sum total of the blinds or double the big blind. A straddle wager will generally be restricted to only the player seated immediately to the left of the big blind, however a game may allow multiple straddle wagers. A straddle wager will have last action on the first round of wagering after the flop.

If there is a discrepancy between a player’s verbal declaration and the actual amount wagered, the wager shall be corrected to the verbal declaration.

A wager may not be considered binding until the chips are moved over the wager line, unless a player has verbally declared an action, in which case the player’s verbal declaration may be binding.

An incorrect call wager must be corrected, whether short or over.

A player who verbally or physically declares ‘raise’ may be allowed to make more than a single move to the pot with chips (re: string raise or bet).

A player who wagers ‘all-in’ may not be required to physically place all their chips into the pot unless called. Once called all chips wagered must be placed into the pot.

If a player incorrectly wagers less than the correct amount and has more chips, the wager must be corrected. Wagers may be required to be in the same denomination of chip (or larger) used for the minimum bring-in, even if smaller chips are used in the blind structure.

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