Rules of Texas Hold ‘Em poker

The objective of the game is to make the best five-card ‘Hand’ possible from the two, private Hole Cards a player is dealt, plus five Community Cards that are eventually shown to players after a few rounds of betting…


Rankings of Poker Hands

Which hands beat which?



Where match poker is so special is that:

  • The hand that you (and all other players) are dealt, will already have been dealt and played hundreds or thousands of times before.
  • So instead of scoring you against the players at your table – Match Poker Online™ will compare your score against everyone who played those same cards before – in the same position and with the same flop, turn and river. 
  • This removes a large element of the luck in poker and replaces it with a real assessment of your skill.
  • We then rank that skill using Rating Points…