Casino Card Games

by Alex on January 20th, 2010

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There are basically 3 varieties of casino card games — Poker, blackjack and Baccarat. These casino games can be found in pretty much every casino across the globe. Although some people play for just entertainment, there are those who gamble as well as bet. There are a few styles of Poker, Black Jack, and Baccarat. The card games enjoyed in casinos customarily involve a great deal of moolla on wagers and the stakes are usually high.

Poker is played with a standard deck of fifty two cards. A normal deck of playing cards will be inclusive of 4 suits – spades, diamonds, clubs … hearts. every suit has thirteen cards. Often times the card game calls for even more or less cards — the most typical style being the inclusion of wild cards such as jokers. At times the ace can be the lowest ranking card instead of the highest rank card. In some games, it may be both the lowest and the highest rank card. The joker card is found in all combinations. The use of the joker is based on the style of casino game. Any other playing card can also be the joker. The # of cards dealt is based on the casino game being played. In draw poker 5 cards are dealt, while in stud poker it will likely vary from five to 7. The other styles of poker are Caribbean poker and Omaha Hi.

Black Jack also known as 21 derived from the French game called ‘Vingt-et-un.’ In American casinos, the rules are simplified but rigid. It is played with a deck of fifty two playing cards. Ordinarily 2 completely different packs of cards are utilized. In the gambling dens, there are set dealers. The dealer shuffles the cards and a player cuts the pack. Cards are handed out in the clockwise direction. varied methods of dealing are used depending on the stakes involved and the betting.

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