How to play 3 card poker and it’s difference from Texas Hold’em?

3 card poker table is a game that is similar to a traditional poker game. It is the newest casino card game that is available on casino and online casino tables. 3 Card Poker table has a simplistic betting structure. You make an initial bet, you see your entire hand, and you make another Bet or Fold. Copying this is probably not the flattery part. That comes in when inventors try to mimic the Fold, Play, and qualifying probabilities. Not just in the ballpark, but right down to the nearest percent.

 3 card poker table has gained popularity not only because it’s fun, but because it’s also easy to learn. 3 card poker table is like getting two Empire777 casino games in one. Not only can you play against the dealer, but you can also win based on how good your cards are.

 This is the thing that makes the 3-Card Poker table so successful. You fold about 30% of the time and the dealer qualifies about 30% of the time. That must be the winning combination! The games that followed it showed this was not what made TCP so successful. I think what made TCP successful was its simplicity at a time when simplicity was in demand.

 Texas Hold’em Poker has far more moving parts than 3 Card Poker. You make an initial bet, but it is a bet (Ante/Blind). You are qualifying. But, the betting system is different. You get a part of your hand and can bet 4x or check. Or you can wait to get more of your hand and bet 2x or check. Or you can see your entire hand and wager 1x or Fold. In some regards, UTH replicated 3 Card Poker. In theory, you could never bet 4x or 2x and just wait until you have your entire hand and make a 1x or Fold decision just like 3 Card Poker.

 The difference is that UTH has that blind bet, which is the thing that generates most of the house advantage. If you just sit and play the 1x/Fold decision, you’ll win the same number of hands but you’ll win far less money than you could by making proper 4x/2x decisions. And this is what puts the word ultimate into Texas Hold’em poker! The number of hands you win or lose changes only with a portion of the strategy (the 1x/Fold decision). The amount you win requires knowledge of the complete strategy.

We will teach you the basics of how to play 3 card poker.

How to Play 3 Card Poker?

How to play 3 card poker? It is played using a single standard deck of 52 cards. Players have a choice of two betting options, “Ante” and “Pair Plus”, and may bet on either or both in each game.

  • The player will start to put bets on ante or pair plus or both.
  • 3 card poker hands will be given to each player face down and also to the dealer. You are playing against the dealer.
  • The player will look onto their 3 card poker hands and will decide to put a play bet equal to ante and pair plus bet.
  • If a player folds their 3 card poker hands, the dealer will collect ante bets and also the pair plus bet.
  • The dealer must have a hand of Queen- high or better.

 If the dealer does not qualify, ante bets will be paid to all players. If the dealer does not qualify, play bets will return

  • If the dealer qualifies and the player has a better 3 card poker hands, the ante and the play bet will be paid.
  • If the dealer qualifies and their 3 card poker hands ties with the players, the bets are pushed ( it means nobody wins and nobody loses).
  • If the dealer qualifies and has better 3-card poker hands, both ante and play bet will be collected.

The pair plus will be determined separately from what the dealer has. To win in the pair plus the player 3 card poker hands must be pair, flush, and straight, three of a kind or straight flush

Card values are the same in poker

  • Ace – 14
  • King -13
  • Queen -12
  • Jack – 11
  • All other cards are the number value ( face value)

How Ante play payouts

Ante play is to get a higher 3 card poker hands (cards) than the dealer

  • Dealer have less than Queen high and does not qualify

Ante bets win 1:1

  • Play bets push
  • Dealer have Queen high card or higher

Dealer wins

  • Ante loses
  • Play loses
  • Dealer have Queen high card or higher

Players beat dealer

  • Ante wins 1:1
  • Play wins 1:1
  • Dealer have Queen high card or higher

Dealer and player tie

  • Ante pushes
  • Play pushes

The ante bet extra bonuses

You can win extra money on the ante bet

  • Straight flush 5:1
  • Three-of-a-kind 4:1
  • Straight 1:1

Pair plus payouts

You win on pair or better even if lower than the dealer’s hand

  • Straight flush 40:1
  • Three-of-a-kind 30:1
  • Straight 6:1
  • Flush 4:1
  • One pair 1:1
  • High card loses a bet

Where to play 3 card poker game

Playing a 3-card poker table is a really fun play. You can play it on your computer or mobile phone even if you don’t leave your house. There are a lot of 3 card poker games on the internet that you can play.

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