Poker is by far the most popular card game in the world to be played, it is played in countries all over the globe by people of all ages some for large amounts of money and others for fun. Regardless of people playing for fun or large amounts of money like some of the pros out there do or even just you and a few friends playing poker on a Saturday night, we all want to be good at poker and learn the different poker games that are out there eg: Texas hold'em, 5 card stud, 7 card stud etc.
If you are really wanting to know just how good you are, then you need to go up against other good poker players that are out there. So today is your lucky day because you've come to the right place to find them. But just like anything you do in life "there’s a first time for everything" so if you've never played poker before, here are a few basic steps for you to get started.
Every poker game use a standard 52 pack of cards which are ranked as follows:
(Ace cards can count as both high and low). There is no strength in the suits of the cards, they are equal apart from a couple of minor situations.
The great thing about William Hill poker, is that you don’t need to download the software at all to play poker. This means you will be able to play poker on any other computer, such as a friend’s or one at the Internet Café, by simply clicking on the “play instantly” button.
Bonuses at William Hill:
- Fast, poker software
- £250 Bonus for all new players
- Huge tournaments, player notes and more
Poker games available at William Hill:
- Poker Twist
- Hold'em Poker
- Omaha H/L
- 7 Card Stud
The purpose/aim of poker is for you to create the best five card hand possible out of the cards you are dealt, in accordance with the appropriate hand ranking from high to low, the various rankings can be seen at our Poker Rankings page.