Lowball
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Some forms of poker, often called lowball, sometimes called “low poker,” reward poor poker hands (in the traditional sense). There are three common variations on this idea, differing in whether aces are treated as high cards or low cards, and … Read More

Low-poker ranking
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Ace-to-five Ace-to-five low is the most common method for evaluating low hands in poker, nearly universal in U.S. casinos, especially in high-low split games. As in all low hand games, pairs count against the player. That is, any hand with … Read More

Poker hands
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A hand in poker can mean any of the following: A unit of play consisting of a deal, one or more rounds of betting, and possibly a showdown. A set of five cards with a certain value. For example, the … Read More

Gambling on horse races
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Tokyo Racecourse in Tokyo, Japan. One of the most widespread forms of gambling involves betting on horse races, most commonly on races between thoroughbreds or between standardbreds. Wagering may take place through parimutuel pools; or bookmakers may take bets personally. … Read More