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There's more to poker than just Texas Hold'em. What do you know about Royal Hold'em? How about Courchevel? How is your Razz game? Have you ever tried Irish Poker? Although you may not encounter all of these variations in the casinos, it is still relevant to have the rules of these variants at hand, if only to organise a game with friends.

Whether it's your first time playing poker, to refresh your memory on a particular Omaha game, or simply to try a new poker variation, here are the rules for several of the most popular poker variations

Here are the detailed rules of 14 poker variants (with the presentation of several variations of these variants).

You may already be familiar with the rules of Texas Hold'em, but what do you know about Razz? If you don't know the rules of all these variants (which is perfectly normal and the main reason we've set up this section) there is good news; most poker variants are similar. The order of play is always the same (clockwise), there will always be blinds or antes, there will be streets (flop, turn, river, etc), there will be betting periods and the goal will be to make the best or worst hand, depending on the variant

One way to improve as a poker player is to learn a new poker variant. For example, we know that position is important in poker and this is even more true in Omaha than in other variants. Yes, position is important in all forms of poker, but in our opinion, the strength of position is even more pronounced in Omaha or Courchevel than in Hold'em for example. Playing Omaha may therefore force us to pay more attention to our position, which will have a positive influence on our play when we play Hold'em again. In short, feel free to study as many poker variants as you can

In some variants each player will get 2 private cards, in other variants they will get 4 or 5, sometimes the action will be no limit betting, sometimes there will be a limit, sometimes the games will be played with blinds (Hold'em, Omaha), sometimes the games will start with antes and a bring-in (Stud), sometimes you will have to make the highest hand (Omaha), sometimes the pot will be split in two when a low possibility is present (Omaha Hi-Low), etc. It is to untangle all these nuances that we have made the rules of poker available to you

We have also included in this list, the rules of Courchevel, a variation of 5-card Omaha that is little known, but very exciting to play.

Feel free to try out the different forms of poker whose rules you will find on this page.

In the articles for each variant, you will also find the different variations of the variant in question. For example, on the Pineapple Poker rules page, you will also find the rules for Crazy Pineapple, Lazy Pineapple and Open Face Chinese Poker Pineapple.

Where there is disagreement about a particular rule, we have included it. For example, when it comes to the order in which players should show their hand in the showdown, we have indicated the different ways to do so.

Rules for the different poker variants

Texas Hold'em poker rules

5-draw closed poker rules

Courchevel Poker Rules

Rules of the Deuce to Seven

Double holdem rules

Irish Poker Rules

Omaha Hi-Low Rules

Pineapple Poker Rules

Omaha Pot Limit Rules

Rules of Razz

Rules of Royal Holdem

5 Card Stud Rules

7 Card Stud Rules

Stud Poker Eight or Better Rules

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