Poker is a game which people play with a normal set (or deck) of 52 cards. Poker is a gambling game which involves some luck, but also some skill.

In poker, players make bets against each other depending on the value of their poker hand.



The following are poker hands, from best to worst:

  • Straight flush: Five cards of the same suit in sequence (if those five are A, K, Q, J, 10; it is a Royal Flush)

  • Four of a kind: Four cards of the same rank and any one other card

  • Full house: Three cards of one rank and two of another

  • Flush: Five cards of the same suit

  • Straight: Five cards in sequence (for example, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

  • Three of a kind: Three cards of the same rank

  • Two pair: Two cards of one rank and two cards of another

  • One pair: Two cards of the same rank

  • High card: If no one has a pair, the highest card wins

Poker Chips

Poker chips are small disks. They made by various materials including molded plastic, colored metal  molded clays. They are used in table games as play money. Modern poker traces its roots towards the 1800s, and in those days, players used what you could to help keep a tally. Coins, gold dust and nuggets were used until they considered replacing with something which would indicate them. Thus, the casino chips happen to be introduced within the gambling business.

Poker rooms started using casino chips to simply manage the cash and then collect charges. In those days, casino chips were created of ivory, bone, paper  wood. However, the most generally used chips were created of composite clay. One problem made an appearance due to the developing casino chips which was cheating. Some players considered sneaking some chips in their hands. To avoid this, manufacturers created differentiated disks. Consequently, a range of styles was created. With time, other manufacturers could use many other materials for making casino chips, for example, plastic and meta