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Poker Dictionary - Jacks To Open Poker
Manthra Koliyer
Posted on 16 Jan, 2022
By Manthra Koliyer
On 16 Jan, 2022
By Manthra Koliyer
On 16 Jan, 2022

Poker Dictionary – Jacks To Open

Poker is a versatile game that has several variants. While some variants such as Omaha, Chinese poker, Pineapple poker are well-known, certain games like jacks to open are still not known to the masses. Today, we will be looking at learning about Jacks To Open. This game is played like a 5-card draw game. The only catch is that the game does not start until a person who has a hand as good as a pair of jacks or better starts the betting round. 

If no player receives such cards, the hand is discarded, and everyone pools in again, and the cards are redealt. Once the betting starts, the gameplay continues in the style of 5 card draw until the showdown. This means, a pair of jacks or better cards are required to start betting. The better cards include a pair of queens, kings, or aces. Any player who has three of a kind or better can win the game. 

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Once a player opens betting, he/she can either check or bet. The remaining players in that hand get a chance to draw up to five cards. Once the draw is completed, players can head to the final betting round which is followed by a showdown. Any player who has the best five-card poker hand wins the pot. 

This game is played in several ways across the globe. Next time you grind, we know you will definitely try Jacks To Open, as it is a fascinating variant of the poker game. To read more such poker terms, check out our exclusive poker dictionary. 

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