Poker, in its many different forms, is one of the most common, and most strategic games on the Las Vegas casino floor.
Each Poker game uses a fifty-two (52) card standard deck of cards. The cards are ranked from Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 through Two in descending order. An Ace may also be used as a card lower ranking than a Two in sequence. Poker is played against other competing players
Las Vegas Poker Rooms offers a wide variety of games and limits to suit all player needs.
A Poker hand at the showdown consists of your best five cards ranked from highest to lowest (as well as most rare to likeliest), according to the following list:
Royal Flush - An Ace-high straight flush is called a "Royal Flush".
Straight Flush - Five cards of same suit in sequence
Four-of-a-Kind - Four cards of the same rank.
Full House - Three cards of same rank and two cards of same rank.
Flush - Five cards of same suit.
Straight - Five cards in sequence.
Three-of-a-Kind - Three cards of the same rank.
Two Pair - Two cards of same rank and two other cards of same rank.
One Pair - Two cards of same rank.
High Card - The highest ranking card in the hand.
Did you know .. Texas Hold 'Em is the game played in the World Series of Poker Main Event annually at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
In Poker, all suits are of equal value. If two or more hands are tied in a category, the tie is broken by the rank of the unmatched cards in the five-card hand.
Video Poker House Advantage and Expected Lose
|House Advantage||For Every $100 bet, the player can expect to lose|
|Video Poker||0.5%-5%||50c - $5|
Things you should know about playing poker in Las Vegas
Most Las Vegas casinos offer Non-smoking tables
Free lessons are available at most Las Vegas casinos
Any poker dealer or host will be most happy to answer any question you might have. Just ask.