7 Card STUD POKER game rules
STUD POKER – 7-card stud poker is one of the most popular types of poker today.
Game rules STUD POKER
- Number of players: 4, 6 or 8
- Only the strongest combination wins.
- 7 cards are dealt on hand, 3 of which are not shown to opponents.
- In the first betting round, 3 cards are dealt (two face down and one face up).
- The game takes place only with a fixed limit.
Before receiving cards, all players place a mandatory bet – ante. The ante is 1/10 of the size of the big blind.
Each 7-card stud player receives two hole cards at once, which are called hole cards, and one face-up card. The player with the lowest face up card must bet bring in if he wants to participate in the game. A bring in bet can be made at the request of the player in the amount of one-fifth of the big blind or in the size of the small blind. The worst card with equal denominations is chosen based on the suit. Seniority of colors in ascending order
- of clubs
- of diamonds
For example, the smallest face-up card face value is 5. Two players have these cards, but one player has a diamonds, the other has spades. Bring in will be placed by the player with a five of diamonds, since the diamond is lower than the spades. Further bets in this betting round are clockwise. Any player wishing to continue playing must call the maximum bet that has been placed or raise the bet. The increase in the bet is made in accordance with the rules of limit games. In one round of trading, the number of raises can be no more than 3 times.
The next card received is called fourth street, and it is also dealt face up. In this round of betting, the player with the strongest combination on the two open cards makes the first move. If at least one player has not made a pair among the open cards, then the rate is the size of the small blind, if one of the players has a pair on the open cards, then the size of the first raise can be equal to the small or big blind.
The fifth card is dealt face up and is called fifth street. The first move is made by the player with the strongest combination on three open cards. From this round, the minimum raise is the size of the big blind.
The next round is no different – the sixth card is open, and the player starts the trade with the highest combination on the open cards.
The seventh card is dealt face down, that is, none of the opponents sees it. Trading is carried out according to the principle of the fifth and sixth rounds. If at the end of the trade several players remain in the game, the first one to open the cards is the one who started the trade, if after that there were no raises, or the last player who raised the bet.
The pot is won by the player who has collected the strongest poker combination on 5 cards out of 7.