Poker has conquered the planet with a version that has become queen of all online rooms: Texas Hold’em. This version, in addition to not being the oldest and the most played before the internet boom, is far from being the only one.
Experts even say it is not the most complex and a large number of players play all the variants. If you think it’s a legend, HORSE became an official discipline at WOSP and has been found in some poker rooms ever since. The characteristic of Horse is that it combines five variants of poker in the same game. HORSE stands for: Hold’em, Omaha High Low, Razz, Stud and Eight or better.
HORSE combines the complexity of knowing and above all mastering all its variants and thus makes it possible to separate the wheat from the chaff.
For us simple players, it is already difficult to know the versions and sometimes even to understand what the online poker rooms offer which, beyond the variances, also have different forms such as No limit – Pot Limit – Limit.
Here are some minor details to discover the vast world of poker and the richness of this game that unleashes passions.
The Most Played Variants of Online Poker
It is the undisputed star of online poker rooms. Relatively easier than the other versions, it was introduced in casinos in the 60s. Over 95% of online poker players are adapted to it.
Most new generation players have learned poker and its strategy with this variant. It is played from 2 to 10 players at a table. Players have 2 hole cards and five are open.
The best combination wins with bidding in each round. The goal is to have the best game or to make your opponents throw the cards. This is where poker becomes a psychological game, the main reason for its success.