If you’re an Indian player who loves a good old game of poker, we’ve got just the treat for you! Ever heard of Teen Patti? Whilst some of you may be familiar with it, we thought it would be a good idea to create a news post for the casino newbies. We can assure you that it’s every bit as exciting as poker is! Want to learn more? Keep reading!
What is Teen Patti?
Teen Patti is one of the most popular Indian gambling card games.
So, first things first. What is Teen Patti? In short, Teen Patti is one of the most popular Indian gambling card games, that is offered on multiple online casino providers like ourselves. Interestingly, the title translates to ‘three cards’. As you can already tell, it is has number of influences from poker. In fact, it’s also very similar to an 18th century British card game called Brag.
How to Play Teen Patti
Onto the rules of the game. If you’re familiar with poker, this shouldn’t be too difficult for you, but just in case, we’re going to list down the basic rules of the game.
First off, Teen Patti is played with a standard deck of 52 cards without any jokers. 3 to 6 players can participate, each of whom will be given three cards. At the early stages of the game, the cards will be facing down. Prior to dealing the 3 cards, players have to decide on the boot amount. In other words, this is the minimum stake that is put in the pot. With each move players make, the pot continues to increase.
The player sitting next to dealer kickstarts the action and the game will progress in clockwise direction. It’s important to note that players have the option to place bets without seeing the card. In this case, the player in question is known as a Blind Player. If you want to see your card, you’ll be a Chaal Player.
As far as hand rankings go, there are 5:
- Pure Sequence
- High Card
So, what’s the key to winning a game of Teen Patti? Like poker, the player with the best hand or the highest hand based on the aforementioned rankings, takes home the pot of gold!