The players start with a pair in his hands, and then, five common cards are shared on the table. Those cards are displayed to the players in a certain order. The flop (first round of betting, three cards showed at once). The turn (also called Fourth Street, another card faced up) and the river, which is the third betting round with one card faced up). After each round, the “showdown” is made, in which the best hand showed by a player wins the pot.
The purpose of Holdem poker is to make the best combination out of the total of seven cards, two in your hand, and five on the table. Four betting rounds allow the strategy of Holdem and the information to be exposed, which made this game preferred by both beginners and high rollers.
It has been told that Holdem Poker needs a minute to be learned, and a lifetime to master, being the reason why it is called the Cadillac of poker, and being designed as the specific game for Poker Worldwide Series. Here are the basic rules of this game. If you want to practice and learn the game better, you have a large number of free poker tables available for you on the poker sites.
At the beginning of each round of Holdem, two things remain constant: the Button and the blinds.
The button is a disc placed in front of a player, pointing who is the dealer of the
The blind bets are called this way as the players need to place them before seeing any card, and there are mandatory bets placed by players in the left side of the “Button”.
The first player places the small blind, and the second one places the big one. After each round, the button moves one place left, such as the blinds.
The players have the right to play or to fold the hand. If they want to continue, they will have to “call” or “raise”. At the end, the players remained at the table confront the cards, and the biggest combination wins the pot.