The Basics of Texas Hold'em - Flash Tutorial

Welcome to our interactive poker tutorial. In this Tutorial we will teach you the basics of Texas Hold'em. This variation of poker is the one usually featured in films and TV alike.

Texas Hold'em is a fast-placed seven card game that's fun and exciting to play. This tutorial will cover everything you need to know to get started. (Tutorial by Tribeca)

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This is the poker table
The dealer is indicated D-Mark disc in front of a player. That's called the dealer button. The position of the dealer is very important. It will determine who posts the blinds and when. A blind is a bet that must be made by the two players sitting directly to the dealer's left which will start the action on the first round of betting.

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Posting Blinds
In games of more than two people, it's the player to the left of the dealer who posts the small blind, and the second player to the left of the dealer who posts the big blind.


Each player is dealt two cards face down. These are pocket cards. Players will only be the ones to see his or her own pocket cards.

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