|Five-Card Stud Poker
Five-Card Stud Poker has four rounds of betting. It is the oldest form of Stud Poker and is still enjoyed by many Players that consider themselves purists .
The object of the game is to finish with the best poker hand and win the pot.
|Two to eight Players can can play Five-Card Stud Poker at one time.
|To play Five-Card Stud you must have enough chips on the table to place an ante and a bet.
Five-Card Stud plays as follows:
|Each Player places an ante on the table.
|Each Player is dealt one hole card face-down and one door card face-up.
|First betting round.
|Each Player is dealt one card face-up, known as Third Street .
|Second betting round.
|Each Player is dealt another card face-up, known as Fourth Street .
|Third betting round.
|Final betting round.
|Fourth betting round.
|Players compare hands to determine the winner. The Player with the highest hand wins the pot. This is known as the Showdown.
To improve your chances of winning, use the following strategy: