Playing online poker is not just about luck alone. But a game of mind, effort and a deep understanding of how to calculate card combinations. To bully and deceive other players so they can win in the game.

With the increasingly stringent prohibition of gambling in Indonesia. So it’s no longer surprising that at this time many people have started looking at online gambling sites. As a means to be able to channel his pleasure in playing poker.

In this discussion, I want to try to explain how to play poker. And the terms and rules contained on the online poker gambling site.

Basic Guide About Online Poker

Some terms that must be known when playing online poker games using your Android cellphone can be seen through the information that I will provide below.

  • Blinds

This is a forced bet because the player/bettor is in a certain position, namely when sitting after the dealer (D). Bets for this blind must be made when the card has not been distributed by the dealer (the initial bet is to get a card. Meanwhile, the amount of the bet depends on the Stakes from the betting table.

Small blind which is the minimum bet before the cards are dealt.
Big Blind is the maximum bet before the cards are dealt.

  • Stakes

Before starting to bet, each player must first choose a betting table. Keep in mind that each betting table has a different nominal amount. Therefore, it is highly recommended to start betting at the betting table with a smaller nominal first.

  • Chips

Can also be referred to as a medium or tool to replace real money that is brought into the game to bet. Each chip has a different amount or value.

  • Minimum Buy In / Maximum Buy In

Is the value of the bet that the bettor can bring to the betting table. Each table has a minimum and maximum chips that can be brought. This aims to provide fair bets to every player who participates in a betting table.

  • Pot

Is a collection of chips / bets from all players from the start of the game which are always placed in the middle of the table. The entire bet that has been collected will be given to one of the players who is at the betting table if he has the highest combination card among other players or bettors.

  • Community Cards

Can also be referred to as board cards which are 5 cards that will be opened at the table. But the cards are not opened simultaneously but through 3 stages. Namely 3 cards for the first stage (the Flop). 1 card for the second stage (Turn) and 1 more / last card for the third stage (River).

  • Hole Cards

These are 2 cards that will be dealt to each player. Which will then be combined with the 5 cards on the table to become a combination card with the highest value.

  • Call

is following the bet to the next round session automatically regardless of the amount of the nominal bet bet or wagered by the previous player.

  • Raise

is the nominal amount of the bet that you want to add after the previous player made a bet with a nominal limit determined by the betting table.

  • Folding

is an action to close cards which is usually done because the bet is too big from the previous player. Or it could also be due to a bad card combination.

  • Checking

means not making calls or raising which can usually be done if no player has previously made additional bets in the ongoing round session.

  • All in

is an action to raise all the chips you have. Usually if the opponent’s chip is bigger than your chip. Then the chips that you raise will all go into the pot. But if your chip is bigger, then your all in will only be as big as the chip your opponent has.

Stages of Playing Poker Online

To help overcome your confusion about Indonesian online poker games. In the following, several steps or stages on how to play poker will be given that you should know before trying your luck playing poker on this online poker site trusted in Indonesia:

  • Stage I

Pada titik ini, taruhan ditempatkan pada blind, dan posisi pemain di sebelah kiri dealer menjadi small blind. Pemain berikutnya adalah big blind. After two cards are dealt to each player. The third player to the left of the dealer can choose to call, raise, or fold.

  • Stage II

The dealer will share 3 cards (Flop) on the table openly. Where at this stage the players are given the opportunity to choose to call, raise or fold. Which starts with the 3rd player from the left of the dealer first.

  • Stage III

The 4th or turn card is also dealt to the open table by the dealer. Bettors now have the option to choose between calling, raising and folding. This is the same as before, starting with player 3 to the left of the dealer.

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  • Stage IV

What is also known as the River is where the 5th card will be dealt openly at the table. In this last stage players can call, raise or fold.

  • Stage V

The player with the highest card combination will win the game round.