POKER RULES

Our How to Play Poker guide can take you through the basics, including rules, strategy, and tips to maximize your winnings, even against the tough competition you might find at higher limit tables.

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Casino games generally involve an element of luck. But in poker, the need for luck comes second to a player’s skill. That’s why professional poker players are able to earn a living playing the game! If you play your cards right (literally), you’ll come out on top more often than not. Of course, playing online from the United States means that you need to find a casino where you can legally get into the game. Ignition Casino’s online poker rooms welcome Americans with open arms. Here, you can legally play poker online for real money, no matter what state you’re in. You can even play mobile poker online from your smartphone.

Of course, playing online poker is one thing. You want to win at online poker, right? Our How to Play Poker guide can take you through the basics, including rules, strategy, and tips to maximize your winnings, even against the tough competition you might find at higher limit tables. The guide also includes a breakdown of poker variations like Texas Hold’Em, Omaha (including Hi/Lo), and what the different betting limits mean. That way, you’ll know what’s going on at No-Limit (bet any amount), Fixed-Limit (bet a pre-determined amount), and Pot-Limit (bet a variable amount, up to the amount of the pot) games.

For newer players at Ignition Poker, we recommend starting out at smaller stakes, even if you’ve got a lot of money to splash around. These micro stakes games generally offer easier competition to play against, and provide an ideal opportunity to develop your game. Making money at poker usually involves playing against players who aren’t as good as you are. Some might even be newbies as well. As your skill and winnings grow, you’ll gain an edge on the field and be ready to up your game and up the stakes you play at.