Three Card Poker

Three Card PokerThis game is played with a standard 52 card playing deck.  The objective is to create a higher ‘3 card poker hand’ than the dealer.  

  • Player makes an Ante and/or Pairplus bet 
  • The dealer gives each player three cards and himself three cards. The player may examine his own cards. The dealer's cards are dealt face down. 
  • If the player made the Ante bet, then he has must either fold or raise. 
  • If the player folds, then he forfeits his Ante wager. 
  • If the player raises, then he must make an additional Play bet, equal exactly to his Ante bet. 
  • The dealer will turn over his cards. 
  • The dealer needs a queen high or better to qualify. 
  • If the dealer does not qualify then the player will win even money on the Ante bet and the Play bet will push.
  • If the dealer qualifies, then the player's hand will be compared to the dealer's hand, the higher hand wins. The order of poker hands is indicated below. 
    • High Card
    • Pairo Flush
    • Straighto 3 of a kind
    • Straight Flush
  • If the player has the higher poker hand then the Ante and Play will both pay even money.
  • If the dealer has the higher poker hand then the Ante and Play will both lose. 
  • If the player and dealer tie then the Ante and Play bets will push.
  • If the player made the Ante bet and has a straight or higher then the player will receive an Ante Bonus, regardless of the value of the dealer's hand.  The Ante Bonus will pay based on the below paytable 
  • The Pairplus bet will pay entirely based on the poker value of the player's hand.  The dealer may have a higher hand but if the players hand qualifies on the Pairplus paytable this pairplus bet will win based on the below paytable.

Ante Bonus Pay Table

Straight

1 - 1

3 of a kind

4 - 1

Straight Flush

5 - 1

Pair Plus Pay Table

Pair

1 - 1

Flush

4 - 1

Straight

5 - 1

3 of a kind

25 - 1

Straight Flush

40 - 1