“Caribbean Hold’Em Poker” is one of the table games that have captivated the attention of gamers around the world during the last years. Question is – What is the secret of its popularity? The rules of this game are straightforward enough to follow, and the gameplay rewards luck and skill in equal measure. In that sense, it’s the perfect card game!
This game is a saltwater variation of “Texas Hold’Em Poker” which is known as one of the easiest forms of poker to learn. In this variation, you are dealt two cards and the dealer is dealt two cards. Next comes the flop; three community cards dealt face-up. Fold and bow out or continue and see the next two community cards.
“Caribbean Hold’Em Poker” Gameplay
When you begin a game you have to place a mandatory ante bet, and this can be any amount you choose depending on your bankroll limitations.
After you’ve made the ante wager by clicking the chip amounts you’d like to bet, a dealer will distribute two cards face up to form your hand, and two cards face down to form their own hand.
Finally, the dealer will place three cards face up in the middle of the table and these cards are known as the flop.
You predict whether or not your five-card poker hand will beat the dealer’s hand. Hands are ranked according to standard poker rules. The goal of Caribbean Hold’em is to get a better five-card poker hand than the dealer.
If you believe your five-card poker hand will be as good or better than the dealers, you Call to make an additional bet that is twice the ante. If you believe the dealer will have a better five-card hand, you Fold to forfeit the ante and end the game.
Two more community cards are dealt face up. There are now five community cards that both you and the dealer can use to make the best five-card poker hand possible. You can use some or all of the five community cards to make the best five-card poker hand.
The dealer’s hand must qualify with a pair of 4’s or better. If the dealer does not qualify and you call, you win the ante and your Call bet is returned.
If the dealer qualifies, you call, and your five-card poker hand is better than the dealer’s hand, you win on the ante according to the payouts below and you win even money on your Call bet.
If the dealer qualifies, you call, and your poker hand is equal to the dealer’s poker hand, you push.