Definition of Dealer’s Choice
If you are in a game of Dealer’s Choice, the player on the button (the dealer) will choose which poker variant will be played. Obviously, the player will have to announce loud and clear the variant of his choice before dealing the cards. Once the hand is over, the button will move in its usual direction and the next player to be dealer will choose the variant.
Variants Dealer’s Choice and Strategy
Variant Dealer’s Choice is interesting and will certainly spice up your next friendly game. When you are on the dealer and you choose the variant, the goal is not necessarily to excel at this variant but to master it better than your opponents. Today, almost all players play No-Limit Hold'em or Pot Limit Omaha. But who excels in Stud? In Omaha-8? If you have a grounding in these variations, you are likely to dominate your table. These games are a great motivation to learn new poker games. The variations that you can choose from in a game of Dealer’s Choice are too numerous to name here. Let's name just a few to give you an idea: Pot Limit Hold'em, Limit Hold'em, No Limit Hold'em, Pot Limit Omaha, No Limit Omaha, Omaha-8, Stud, Badugi, Courchevel, etc.