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How to play Limit Texas Hold'em

Texas Hold'em is a popular poker games being played in casino card rooms.

Difficulty Level: Average      Time Required: 1 hour 

Here's How:
  1. Betting Limits are established for the game. The highest bet is twice the size of the minimum bet. 
  2. Player to the left of the dealer posts (puts up) the "small blind" bet which is approx. one-half the minimum bet.
  3. Player to left of small blind posts the "big blind" which is equal to the minimum bet.
  4. Two cards are dealt to each player face down.
  5. A betting round begins with the first player to the left of the big blind. Players may call, raise or fold. Bets must be the game minimum.
  6. Three cards are dealt (Flopped) face up in the middle of the table. These are community cards used by all players.
  7. A second betting round takes place starting with the first active player to left of the dealer 
  8. A forth community card is dealt face up 
  9. A third betting round takes place.
  10. A fifth and final community card is dealt face up.
  11. The final betting round takes place.
  12. Remaining player compare hands to determine the winner. 
  1. Read books to learn  more about proper strategy.
  2. Only play in low limit games as a beginner.
  3. Practice at home with tutorial software.

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