GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World

Texas Hold'Em Poker

Texas Hold 'em Poker - No limit - Cash games have arrived at GrandWest Casino.

Be part of the action and play one of the ten Texas Hold 'em Poker tables situated on the main casino floor opposite the MVG lounge.

Tournaments

The GrandWest Casino Series of Poker (GWSOP) consists of Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments which are held every three to four months and can have as many as 200 players participating. Satellites are held weekly for the GWSOP Tournaments and prize pools are usually over a million rand.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

General Information

Texas Hold'em is called a "community card" poker game, the players each receive two cards face down and then make use of five "community" cards which the dealer puts face up in the center of the table.

The object is to make the best five card poker hand, the winning hand will be the highest ranking five card hand consisting of any 5 card combination from the five community cards and the player's two hole cards. The player's hole cards do not need to be included in the combination.

The best hand will win the pot which is made up of all the money bet by all the players in the game. After a winner(s) has been determined the casino will then deduct the compensation from the pot then another hand will commence. The game is generally played between two to ten players on one table with a casino dealer. ​​

Winning Hands

The winning hand will be the highest ranking five card hand in the order of Poker Hands for a 52 card deck in descending order is as follows:

Royal Flush - An Ace-High running straight of one suit only

Straight Flush - A running straight of one suit only

Four-of-a-Kind - Four cards of the same rank

Full House - Three-of-a-kind and a pair

Flush - Five cards of the same suit only

 

Straight - Five cards of sequential rank not suited - Ace can be hight or low

Three-of-a-Kind.

Two Pair - Two cards of the same rank and another two cards of the same rank

One Pair - Two cards of the same rank

High Card - The example below would be "King High"

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