In a lot of countries double-hand poker is also called Pai Gow Poker. Although Pai Gow Poker has its roots in China, the Americanized version is equally popular. The Chinese plays them with dominoes and the Americans play it with poker playing cards. The standard 52 card deck with a single joker is used. Pai Gow Poker can be played by five players with one dealer in which all five (or less) plays with one primary aim – to defeat the dealer. Some have different strategies which is to defeat the other players. Although many people love to Pai Gow Poker in a real table setting amongst friends and family or in a casino, the trend of playing Pai Gow Poker in an online casino has become more popular. Online casinos has become a playground for enthusiasts who aims to improve their game or test out new strategies. After all, playing Pai Gow Poker is far cheaper than playing in a real casino where the pace of the game could cost you quite a fair bit. Is it boring playing the game in an online casino? Absolutely not! With the technology that we have today, Pai Gow Poker is played in an exciting online environment whereby you can communicate with your online friends while engaged in the game. Online casinos also ensure that the games remain affordable to you by having different rooms with different betting rules.
In Pai Gow Poker, the aim is to put two cards together that forms the
biggest hand and make the best five-card combination you can with the rest. Although it has been said that there are strategies that you can use when playing Pai Gow Poker in an online casino, we contend that it is basically the luck of the draw that determines the cards that you have. With skill, you can gauge what the other players have but the main aim would be to see what the dealer’s got.
Playing Pai Gow Poker in an online casino can give a new player
experience and more confidence when confronted in a real life setting.
Even professional players go online to practice their skills without
revealing their identity. One word of advice – always read and check
the rules of the online casino before playing. Don’t get caught up in
the game only to find out that the rules are different for the Pai Gow
Poker game that you are playing.