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Novice Tactics for Pai Gow Poker

Pai Gow Poker is a cutting-edge game with old ancestry. Built on the old Chinese tile game and the modern American version of poker, Pai Gow poker combines the east with the wild west in an excellent game for new gamblers.

Pai Gow is a poker game that pits the gambler versus the casino, unlike nearly all other poker games that players bet against other gamblers. By playing against the dealer, new players don’t need to be concerned about any other, more advanced individuals taking their moolla.

A further Pai Gow advantage is the relatively slow game pace, newcomers are able to take their time and scheme while not needing to make quick decisions.

It’s also easier to play for a long time with only a small amount of money since, to not win, both of your hands must be lower than both of the casino’s hands.

Pai Gow uses 53 cards; the customary 52-card common deck and one joker. The gambler is given 7 cards face up and the croupier is dealt seven cards faces hidden.

A 5 card hand and a 2 card hand have to be made from the seven cards, the five card hand has to be better than the two card hand. To win, a player is required to have both of his hand totals to be larger than the dealer’s.