7 Card Stud Rules

The 7 card stud rules are very fun and allow for a lot of betting to take place. It is also my dad’s favorite poker game.

Set Up

To start the game you need to deal out the chips evenly throughout all players. Next everyone puts an anti in the pot.

Then you deal 3 cards to everyone, 2 face down and 1 face up. Only you can see your face down cards but everyone can see your face up cards.

Play

There are 5 rounds of betting.

1. Everyone gets 2 cards face down and 1 face up. Then the first round of betting occurs.

2. Everyone gets 1 more face up card then a round of betting occurs.

3. Everyone gets 1 more face up card then a round of betting occurs.

4. Everyone gets 1 more face up card then a round of betting occurs.

5. Everyone gets 1 more face down card then a round of betting occurs.

Finally all the cards are flipped over and the person with the highest hand wins the pot.

7 Card Stud Rules and Betting

The first person can do 1 of 3 things.

1. Check, doesn’t put any money in.

2. Open, (raise) puts money in, you must call out how much, “ex raise $3”

3. Fold, if you think you can’t win you can fold and your cards go on the bottom of the deck.

Everyone else can do 1 of 4 things.

1. Check, put no money in, if everyone checks you can see the next card for free. If not someone puts money in the pot you can’t check.

2. Call, if someone puts money in the pot you need to at least call that to see the next card. So if someone puts in $3 you have to at least put in $3 to see the next card.

3. Raise, you can always raise the pot. If someone puts in $3 you can put in $4, and everyone has to call $4 now.

4. Fold, if you don’t want to call you can fold and your cards go on the bottom of the deck.

Poker Hands, 7 card stud rules

The 7 card stud rules allow these hands from lowest to highest.

1. High card – Nothing

2. Pair – you have 2 of the same kind, ex pair of 10s bigger pairs are better.

3. Two pair – you have 2 pairs, ex pair of 10s and pair of 2s bigger the numbers the better.

4. 3 of a king – you have 3 of the same, ex 3 7s bigger 3 of a kind is better.

5. Strait – your cards go in order, ex 2, 3,4,5,6 the higher the numbers the bigger the strait.

6. Flush – all cards are the same suit, ex 5 hearts

7. Full House – 3 of a kind plus a pair.

8. Strait flush – a strait that is also a flush, ex 4,5,6,7,8 of diamonds.

9. Royal Flush – the same as a strait flush only its 10-Ace of 1 suit.

Winning

You continue playing until 1 person has all the chips. That person is the winner.

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