Poker Rules
Friday, August 29, 2014

General Poker Rules

Poker can be an intimidating game. While experienced players understand all the idiosyncratic rules and conventions, new players often don't understand why a string bet is illegal or that they can't push "all-in" in a limit game. Understanding this information is critical to becoming a better player, and Robert's Rules of Poker is a great place to start that learning process.

Robert's Rules of Poker is a general guide with explanations of the rules and conventions of poker. It is best used as an introductory guide or as a reference for solving disputes in home games.

"Robert's Rules of Poker" is authored by Robert Ciaffone, better known in the poker world as Bob Ciaffone, a leading authority on cardroom rules. He has done extensive work on rules for the Las Vegas Hilton, The Mirage, and Hollywood Park Casino, and assisted many other cardrooms.

Robert's Rules of Poker
  1. The Buy-in
  2. Buttons & Blinds
  3. Betting & Raising
  4. Kill Pots
  5. No-Limit and Pot-Limit
  6. The Showdown
  7. Ties
  8. Misdeals
  9. Dead Hands
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