Every time we go on a vacation, be it with friends or family, there’s one thing we always carry along. And that’s a pack of cards. There are so many card games existing since its inception in the 9th century. Since then, kings, workers, and laymen alike have been playing cards. Now, they’ve become so important that they are played in competitions like the World Championship Games and the Mind Sports Olympiad. The most prominent card game, however, is Poker.
WHAT IS POKER?
Online Poker is a type of card game played with a minimum of 2 players. Each player gets a pair of cards and with each flap that opens the player must decide to raise, check or fold as per the cards in their hands. If the cards they hold can make a hand (a term used in poker to portray the cards that can make the player win) with the highest-ranking depending on the type of poker, they win the game. The various kinds of Poker include the renowned Texas Hold ‘Em poker, 7 Card Stud, Badugi, Open Face Chinese Poker, and many more. Poker can be played offline, online, or as Poker.
WHAT IS POKER?
Sports are games where a team of real-life players competes against each other virtually based on the teams the participants make. Sports have gained a large fan base. In the same way, Poker has become a part of these games. In Poker, players create a team consisting of Poker Pros, virtually. Once the player wins the participants keep getting points on the number of wins and get to the top. The individual with the highest points at the end of a Poker league wins. Here they can challenge their friends to face off of different Poker leagues. The website PokerTeam is very similar to the famous Dream11 app based on cricket. Another website called PokerManager allows players to participate in various Poker events such as the World Series Of Poker (WSOP), the European Poker Tour (EPT), or the World Poker Tour (WPT). Nonetheless, the winner here doesn’t get a cash prize but gets to become the best Poker Manager. Other apps like Facebook and India also have a huge user base for Poker.
Card games have become a part and parcel of the lives of a lot of people. It’s sometimes the life of the party and the hundreds of run Casinos in Las Vegas. However, a lot of people have the misconception that playing Poker means gambling. True, money is involved in Poker but it is truly a skill-based mind game that sometimes requires luck. It sounds no more different than chess to us! During the pandemic, playing any sort of game virtually has been our only solace and so stay at home and play Poker till then! We’re rooting for you!