Caribbean Poker
Main Variations/types of Caribbean Stud Poker and the Main Rules

Developed only 30 years ago, Caribbean stud poker is a bit new. When playing this game, the main objective is to beat the dealer’s hand. Apart from this, they also try to reduce their losses by dropping or folding out of the game if necessary. Another very profitable option is to win the progressive jackpot which is one of the best features available for those who make a side bet.

How to play Caribbean stud poker

In this game, a player starts by making an ante bet by placing a side bet on the progressive jackpot. This can be any amount of cash. While the actual chances of winning the progressive jackpot are low, when you do so you will feel so happy that you put the bet. For most players, the jackpot feature makes this poker game quite attractive since it provides you with the opportunity of leaving the casino as a great winner. Once the bets have been placed, the dealer and the player are given five cards each. While all the player's cards are dealt face down, one of the dealer's cards will be dealt face up will the rest will be face down. The dealer must have an ace and king or the player will obviously a win.

Main variations/types of Caribbean stud poker

Since there are many variations of Caribbean stud poker, this should not be an issue. Because almost all the casinos based on land offer poker, it’s important to include a table game to make the game interesting. All the variations of this game are found online and they usually provide bigger jackpots. This is perhaps due to the number of players using internet casinos. Here are the main variations

· Caribbean draw

While this is almost the same as the standard stud game, it has the option of being allowed to replace more than 2 of the five starting cards with an aim of creating another hand. As compared to other versions, this is more complex and needs more strategy. Its payouts also increase in size as hand ranks increases. For you to get any returns, the dealer must have a qualifying hand. All the payouts in Caribbean draw including any progressive jackpot win resembles the Caribbean stud.

· Caribbean Hold’em

This is one of the newest variations designed to copy the most popular poker which is Texas hold’em. The only difference is that it does not give you the option to raise or bluff. Apart from the difference, Caribbean hold’em has the same structure as the regular hold’em with the dealer and the players getting two cards and then playing 5 community cards. Community cards are not only dealt face up they are also used to make up the dealer’s and the player’s hands. Out of the five community cards and two dealt cards, he chooses the best five cards and leaves out two cards to be unused and discarded.

Main rules

· You can only play one hand per game.
· You must ensure that your cards are within view every time.
· You are only allowed to touch your cards once.
· Before playing any cards you must place a bet in ante. This can be any amount.
· You may also play progressive jackpot with each hand.
· If the dealer doesn’t qualify, all the remaining players win.