Poker is one of the most world-renowned table games in existence, and often stirs up a lot of excitement in any Sun International Casino. There are many different variations in Poker and the styles they are played in, with a number of them being the games played regularly in our casinos:
Texas Hold 'Em Poker
Ultimate Texas Hold'em Poker is a variation of Texas Hold'em and
features heads-up play against the dealer. Played with one deck
of cards the game has an optional bonus bet and gives the player
the advantage of firstly being able to bet more, earlier in the hand,
and secondly, the player doesn't have to fold until seeing all the
Raise 'Em Poker
Raise'Em poker is a variation of Five Card Stud Poker played
with a single deck of cards dealt from the dealer's hand or
Casino Hold 'Em Poker
This game is a variation of Texas Hold'Em Poker. Casino Hold'Em
Poker is played with a standard 52-card deck. Two cards are dealt
face down to each player and the dealer, in addition five community
cards are dealt face down and during various stages of the game
The object of the game is for a player to achieve a higher ranking
five-card poker hand than that of the dealer using a combination of
their two 'Hole' cards and the five community cards.
Casino Hold 'Em Poker – Cash Games
Lunar Poker allows players to build their strongest hand against the dealer,
with single or multiple winning hand combinations with the standard 5
cards or they have an option to buy a 6th card or exchange 1 to 5 cards.
Lunar Poker is played with one 52-card deck with an optional Progressive
Easy Poker is similar to Stud Poker and the objective of the game is
to get a higher ranking hand than the dealer. In Easy Poker a Straight
beats a Flush. However, with Easy Poker there are three ways to bet
and four ways to win.
Stud Poker is a variation of traditional 5-card Stud Poker adapted
to be played against a banker. It uses one 52 card deck and is
dealt from either a manual or automatic shoe. An Ante bet is the
initial bet required from each player to participate in the game.
Magic Poker is an exciting fun-filled variation of Stud Poker. Using
one deck of cards and one joker, which allows you to play Stud Poker
with a progressive bet. A Magic Poker Joker, is a wild card, and the
Bluff bet box pays at odds of 3 to 2, if the dealer does not open. We
hope you enjoy playing Magic Poker with Sun International.
The Basics Of Poker
In most Poker games, each player is betting that their hand is higher than everyone else's. In these standard games, a "forced bet" is placed by one of the players to get the ball rolling and then the betting continues around the table in a clockwise direction. Each player gets a turn to match or raise the current bet or fold entirely, until everyone has placed their bets on the table. If there is only one player who doesn't fold then they collect all the chips or bets and may choose to show the table their winning hand.
The fun comes into the mix when people try to fool the other players into thinking they have the most prominent hands, when in actual fact they don't. This is called bluffing and is a common playing technique amongst many Poker players.
Players are looking for the ultimate hand of cards, with the elusive Royal Flush being the most sought after commodity in poker playing. Other popular hands include a Straight Flush, Full House, Four of a Kind, Flush, Straight, Three of a Kind, Two of a Kind, Two Pair, One Pair and High Cards. All result in their own level of popularity, depending on what other hands they are matched up against.
Find out more about the other table games we have on offer at Sun International Casinos.