Rules of Pai Gow poker

All the popular online casinos offer Pai Gow in a category of table games. Speaking about the history of this card game, it originated in China many many years ago. It was originally played not with cars but with piles, by the way. This game came to the largest land-based gambling establishments of Las Vegas in 1980s or even later, probably brought by Chinese immigrants. At that time dominoes have been already replaced by a traditional 52 cards deck. Right now Pai Gow poker can be enjoyed not only at the table in a large brick-and-mortar casino but in British online casinos as well.

Pai Gow poker doesn’t actually have much in common with traditional poker like we know it. The only similarity is probably the same poker hands qualified according to the payout table. So, let’s look at the rules of Pai Gow poker on the example of 32Red Casino powered by Microgaming. Microgaming Pai Gow software is justly considered to be one of the most classy. Launching the game either in a download or instant-play mode, you will see a table with playing areas for 5 players. Don’t even play attention, it’s just a trick used by Microgaming developers to create an atmosphere of sitting at the real Pai Gow table along with other players. Pai Gow online is a solitary game meaning that you are competing against a virtual dealer only. Continue reading “Rules of Pai Gow poker”