Texas Hold’em is definitely the most popular poker variation at the moment. The popularity this game earned is mainly based on the TV shows.
TV shows are presenting the top players of the world, broadcasting poker tournaments with millions of dollars in prizes, making this poker variation the popular approach for many players.
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Each player starts with 2 hole cards. To these cards are added three rounds of community cards, dealt face up, for every player to use. Each round of cards dealt brings a round of betting as well. The best 5 card hand formed from any 5 community cards and the 2 hole cards wins. For beginners we suggest checking the poker hand rankings first to learn which are the best poker hands in order.
Each hand starts with a small blind and big blind and a round of betting (posted clock wise). The betting rules vary depending whether the game is Limit, Pot Limit or No Limit. See here a step by step guide to playing Texas Hold’em.