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Quick Strategy Series: Three Card Poker

Three card poker is an increasingly popular casino table game. At online casinos, you may see the game referred to as Poker Three. Whatever its name, the basic idea of the game is to make a high-ranking poker hand with three cards; beating the dealer’s qualifying hand is also profitable.

Players post an inital Ante bet and an optional Pair Plus bet. After receiveing three cards, players decide to make a final Play bet, or else forfeit their Ante and Pair Plus bets. The decision to make the final Play bet or not is a simple one:

  • If your hand is a Q-6-x or better, make the Play bet.
  • Otherwise, fold.

Complete rules of three card poker are available, as well as 100s of sites where you can play three card poker.