Most Popular Poker Games-Texas Holdem Poker
Driven by the popularity of televised poker, Texas Holdem (more commonly, Holdem) has become the world is most popular poker game, both in live casinos and online at PokerStars. We will go into more detail below, but here are the key points you need to know:
Every player is dealt two cards, for their eyes only
The dealer spreads five cards - three at once, then another, then another - which can be used by all players to make their best possible five-card hand
Before and after each card(s) is revealed, players take turns to bet. To stay in the hand and see the next card, all players must have put the same amount of chips in the pot as each other
The best poker hand wins the pot
It is a simple game to learn, yet has the potential to be played with a seemingly infinite variety of strategies, tactics and nuance.
To learn to play Holdem using a hands-on method, PokerStars offers free poker games in the poker room. To start practicing your poker skills, just visit the free poker download page, install the award-winning poker software, and you will be learning Holdem in no time.
However, if you would rather familiarize yourself with the rules of Holdem first, then these instructions should help.