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Online card game Pai Gow Poker

Pai Gow Poker

Pai Gow Poker is a combination of a standard game of Poker and Pai Gow which is a traditional Chinese game and brought to you by PlayTech software. This card game is played using a standard 53 card deck including a Joker. The Joker can only be used to complete a Straight, Flush or Straight Flush or else it is treated as an Ace.

In Pai Gow click on chips of desired value up to the maximum of £300 to place your wager and then click on Deal. The Dealer will be dealt 7 cards face down. The player will receive seven cards face-up which are then divided into two hands – a five card hand (Highest Hand) and a two card hand (2nd Highest Hand). The object of this online card game is to beat the Dealer.

In Pai Gow Poker the five-card hand is ranked as in a game of standard Poker, and this must always outrank the two-card hand. The exception is than an Ace, 2, 3, 4, 5 straight is the second highest straight and the two-card hand can comprise of wither a pair of cards or of individual cards.

In Pai Gow Poker the highest two-card hand is a pair of Aces whilst the lowest two-card hand is a 2-3. The player can split the hand by clicking on the cards or click on the House Way tab to let the computer divide it.

The House Way is a set of rules according to which the Dealer positions his card hand. Front means the two card hand and Back refers to the five card hand.

No Pair, One Pair, Two Pair, Three Pair, Three of a Kind, Full House, Full House with Three of a Kind and Two Pairs, Straight, Flush, Straight Flush and Royal Flushes are the card hand arrangements in Pai Gow Poker playtech card game.