OBJECT OF THE GAME:
To win both of your hands, the front
and back, must rank higher than the
Player/Dealer hands. If both the
Player/Dealer hands rank higher than
the player's two hands, the
If only one of the hands ranks higher it
is a push, meaning neither side wins
with each player keeping their bet. If
either of the hands are identical (called
a copy), the Player/Dealer’s wins all
The Player/Dealer’s may only receive
action on the amount wagered to the
extent that money covers. The payoff
starts with the action button and once
the Player/Dealer wager is gone the
hand is over. It is possible to hold a
losing or winning hand and receive no
action or partial action.
The game is played with a standard
deck of 52 cards and one Joker. The
Joker may be used as an Ace or to
complete a straight or a flush. The
game is dealt on a poker-style table to
seven players (positions). Backline
wagering (players standing behind) is
The deck consists of 4 suits:
Spades, Hearts, Diamonds, Clubs
The suits are of equal value. Each suit
has 13 cards. Ranking from highest to
Joker, Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and
Ace = 1
Note: An Ace may be played high or
low for a five card straight.
A-2-3-4-5 = Low Straight
A-K-Q-J-10 = High Straight
The Joker may be used for Aces,
straights and flushes.
Rank of hands:
Five Aces, Royal Flush, Straight Flush, Four of a Kind, Full House, Flush, Straight, Three of a Kind, Two Pair, One Pair, High Card
The house dealer controls the shuffling
and dealing of the cards, orderliness of
the game and the house collections for
The dealer button denotes which one of
the seven players is the Player/Dealer’s
for each hand.
Each player may bank twice and the
button rotates clockwise. A player may
decline or accept the Player/Dealer’s
All players play their hand against the
Player/Dealer hand only.
The house dealer will deal 7 hands
(piles). Each hand contains 7 cards, all
The Player/Dealer’s selects one of the 7
piles as the first hand to be delivered.
The dealer will place an action button on
the selected hand.
The dice cup, containing 3 dice, will be
shaken by the Player/Dealer’s to
determine which seated player (position)
receives the first action hand. The
Player/Dealer’s is always counted as
numbers 1, 8 or 15.
The dealer will deal each player
(position) a hand consisting of 7 cards
The Player/Dealer hand will be kept face
down in front of the house dealer.