Three Card Poker Hand Rankings

Written by Stanley Majors

Even though Three Card Poker is a fairly easy game to learn, one must pay particular attention torepparttar composition of your poker hand. One ofrepparttar 136172 major decisions in this game is whether to raise or fold and this you determine by your hand ranking. This article is intended to help you make that decision more easily.

These arerepparttar 136173 Three Card Poker hand rankings which I will rank from lowest to highest:

High card : A single card value, no duplicates, not in sequence and all must be of a different suit. The hand must have a Queen or higher card to be classified a High card hand. For example King of hearts, 10 of clubs and 3 of clubs in one hand.

Pair : Two ofrepparttar 136174 three cards must berepparttar 136175 same value. For example Ten of hearts, Ten of clubs and 3 of clubs in one hand.

Texas Holdem Poker Legends

Written by Stanley Majors

Stu Ungar is considered by most torepparttar greatest No Limit Texas Holdem Poker player ever.

The three times World Poker Champion was born in New York in 1953 and began playing poker before reaching his teens.

The young gambler started out playing gin and atrepparttar 136171 age of 10 had won his first gin rummy tournament, while on holiday with his parents. Byrepparttar 136172 age of 14repparttar 136173 little poker maestro had turned professional and dropped out of school.

In 1954 Stu Ungar enteredrepparttar 136174 record books by winning $10,000 in a gin rummy tournament without losing a single hand, a record which still stands in New York today.

The fast talking wiz kid has been compared, in poker terms, to sporting greats such as Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods. Stu Ungar had a real talent for playing poker but despite his successes in Texas holdem poker, he preferred playing gin.

Stu once said that there might some day be a better No Limit Texas Holdem player than him but he could not see how anyone could ever be a better gin player.

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