When playing Poker, the most common game structures are no-limit, pot-limit, and fixed-limit. All of these poker games have specific betting limits. In fixed-limit games, an initial bettor may only bet a certain amount, and he must raise by a similar amount. In pot-limit games, a player may bet any amount up to the size of the pot. The raiser may bet as much as the pot, doubling the previous bet, but not exceeding it.
In the first round, any player deals to the left in turn. The first player deals a single card, and the dealer shows the other players the next two. When two or more players check and raise, play moves to the next round. If all players Fold and Call, the betting round ends. In the final round, a Showdown takes place. During the course of the game, the dealer may raise or fold his bet. However, if he is a good player, he must raise his stake.
The number of players in a game of poker is up to six or eight. The optimal number is around six to eight players. The sum of all bets made by all players during a single deal is called the pot. The player with the best poker hand or the player who makes the last bet without being called wins the pot. If he loses, he is out, and the other players are left with the pot. This is a great way to win a big pot.