Seven-card stud play rules

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The game begins with each player being dealt two cards face down and one card face up. If played with a bring-in, the player with the lowest-ranking upcard pays the bring-in, and betting proceeds after that in normal clockwise order. … Read More

Community card poker – Omaha hold ’em

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Another hold ’em variant is Omaha hold’em. Each player is dealt four cards to his private hand instead of two. The betting rounds and layout of community cards is identical to Texas hold ’em. At showdown, each player’s hand is … Read More

Badugi play of the hand

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Play begins with each player being dealt four cards face down. Each player may observe those four cards she is dealt, but not the cards dealt to other players. The hand begins with a “pre-draw” betting round, beginning with the … Read More

Chingona

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Chingona is a dice game played by two or more players, using five poker dice and a cup. It is usually played to decide who is to pay for the next round of drinks, but betting can also be involved. … Read More

Fixed Odds Betting Terminals

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Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) are computerised machines normally found in betting shops which allow players to bet on the outcome of various games and events with Fixed Odds. They were introduced to UK shops in 2002, shortly after the … Read More

Seven twenty-seven

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Seven Twenty-Seven is a vying game similar in some respects to poker, and often played as a “dealer’s choice” variant at home poker games. It uses the same equipment and betting system, but the value of hands does not use … Read More

Daily double

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A daily double is a type of wager offered by horse and dog racing tracks. It requires bettors to select the winners of two consecutive races. Because of the increased difficulty of picking two straight winners, wining daily double bets … Read More

Dead pool

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A dead pool, or deathpool is a game of prediction which involves guessing when someone will die. Sometimes it is a bet where money is involved. The combination of dead or death and betting-pool, refers to such a gambling arrangement. … Read More

Calcutta Auction

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A Calcutta Auction is an open auction held in conjunction with a golf tournament, horse race, or similar contest with multiple entrants. It is popular in Backgammon and is currently enjoying rising popularity for NCAA Basketball pools during March Madness.Bidding … Read More

Bourré

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Bourré (also commonly known as Bouré and Boo-Ray) is a trick-taking gambling card game primarily played in the Acadiana region of Louisiana in the United States of America. The game’s closest relatives are probably Spades and Poker; like many regional … Read More

Betting odds slang

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Betting odds slang is a series of words used to describe particular common fractional odds. Evens – Levels, Scotch 2/1 – Bottle 3/1 – Carpet, Gimmel 4/1 – Rouf 5/1 – Hand 5/2 – Face 6/1 – X’s 7/1 – … Read More

Asian handicap

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An Asian Handicap is a sports betting term used to describe spread betting in football (soccer). Described as Asian because of its Eastern origins, the phrase has little else to do with the region. This form of soccer betting has … Read More

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