Irish is a poker variant.
In this variant, 4 hole cards are dealt to each player, which form the starting hand.
The only difference is that after the flop, each player discards 2 cards in his hand and the game ends like Texas hold’em.
The best 5 card hand wins the hand.
It is usually played in pot limit.
How to play
- The dealer deals the cards one by one starting with the player to his left, which put the small blind and his left big blind. Follows a first round of betting.
- The flop is unveiled, follows a second round of betting after which the remaining players folds 2 of their cards, so there are now only two hole cards.
- The dealer reveals the turn, and it follows a third betting round.
- The dealer reveals the river; then a final round of betting and the remaining players show their cards to see who won.