Poker dates back to the 1830s. The game has many variations that a player can play. It is not a difficult game to play but you need to master basic Poker rules and strategies in order to be successful. You will need skill for you to master the game. Here is what you need to know about Poker. 

The Pack

This is a slandered deck of 52 cards. There is an additional one o0r two jokers in this pack at times. The game of Poker is played with only one deck at . However, some players use two packs of contrasting decks. One will be dealt while the other is being dealt. 

Card Values

There are Poker hands that you must understand in order for you to be successful. If you try and understand these hands, you will have no difficulties in playing the game at all. Here are the hands and their values

Five of A Kind 

This is the highest hand in australian online pokies real money Poker. this ha-nod occurs only when at least one card is wild. Examples of wild cards are a joker, the two eyed jacks as well as the four deuces. 

Straight Flush

This is the highest possible hand in Poker, when a standard deck is used. There will be no wild cards when it comes to this one. There will be five cards of the same sequence for it to be a straight flush. 10, 9, 8 , 7, 6 and the highest straight flush is A, K, Q, J and 10. These cards must be of one suite.

Full House

Full House is made up of three cards which are o9f the same rank as well as two cards of another rank. One good example is three 8s and two 4s. 


These are five cards that are of the same suite. They are however not in sequence. A good example is Q, 10, 7, 6 and 2 of clubs. 


These are five cards that are in sequence but not in the same suite.