Web poker has become world famous as of late, with televised tournaments and celebrity poker game shows. The games universal appeal, though, stretches back in fact a bit further than its television scores. Over the years many types on the first poker game have been created, including a few games that are not quite poker anymore. Caribbean stud poker is one of these particular games. Regardless of the name, Caribbean stud poker is more closely resembling twenty-one than traditional poker, in that the players bet against the bank instead of the other players. The winning hands, are the long-standing poker hands. There is little bluffing or other types of boondoggle. In Caribbean stud poker, you are required to pay up prior to the dealer announcing "No more bets." At that moment, both you and the dealer and of course every one of the other gamblers attain five cards each. Once you have looked at your hand and the bank’s initial card, you need to either make a call bet or give up. The call bet’s amount is on same level to your beginning wager, which means that the stakes will have doubled. Surrendering means that your bet goes instantly to the house. After the wager comes the showdown. If the bank doesn’t have ace/king or better, your bet is returned, with a sum in accordance with the ante. If the bank does have ace/king or better, you succeed if your hand beats the casino’s hand. The house pays out money equal to your original bet and set odds on your call wager. These expectations are:

  • Even for a pair or high card
  • two to one for two pairs
  • 3-1 for three of a kind
  • four to one for a straight
  • five to one for a flush
  • seven to one for a full house
  • 20-1 for a four of a kind
  • fifty to one for a straight flush
  • 100-1 for a royal flush