Texas Hold’em, Caribbean Stud Poker, Omaha, and Triple Draw Poker are among the most popular poker variants which follow a (more or less) same set of rules. There’s one variant that defies them – Three Card Poker. As the name suggests, it’s a poker game played with three cards rather than five.
Live Three Card Poker FAQ
Three Card Poker has a 3.37% house edge on the Ante and Play bets and 7.28% on the Pair Plus bonus bet. Since the house edge is fixed, no strategy can adjust it to your advantage.
The highest hand you can get in Three Card Poker is a straight flush. All other hands are ranked similarly to regular poker. The straight beats the flush in this poker variant since it’s harder to make a straight with three cards.
The Ante Bonus is a separate bet which awards additional winnings to the ante bet in case of a pretty strong hand. Just like all other bonus bets, it pays irrespective of the dealer’s hand.