Every poker room has its own specific set of poker rules referred to as ‘house rules.’ Poker rooms usually print their rules and hang them near the entrance or have it on their website for the players to read. Why are these house rules needed? House rules are needed because every poker room must have a couple of rules specific to the location, game and more. If the rules aren’t followed, then the poker room has the authority to take any action on the player.
‘Robert’s Rules Of Poker’ is a book that is widely followed and written by leading American poker player Bob Ciaffone. He first-authored this rule book, a comprehensive set of poker rules for the general public. Ciaffone has worked on thePoker Dictionary – House Rules Las Vegas Hilton, Hollywood Park Casino and The Mirage rules and has also assisted on several other cardrooms. This rulebook is also revised periodically, and Ciaffone welcomes suggestions. The rule book was produced so that the best set of rules are imposed and so it can be used for the betterment of poker.
Some basic standard house rules are:
There are also separate rules for poker tournaments and cash games. Some general rules that are followed for cash games are:
Whether you participate in a particular tournament or not, every person who enters a poker room is supposed to follow specific rules. Keep reading GutshotMagazine.com to know more about house rules followed in poker rooms. Follow us on our social handles Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Telegram.
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