One of the main reasons for popularity of poker is simplicity of its rules. You can easily learn these rules by trying this game at any online website. The game is usually played between three players and among them one become dealer. Dealer shares three cards to each player and game starts anti-clockwise. After distribution one player starts the game by putting an Ante into the pot. An Ante is bet which each player need to place before purchasing or dealing the cards. Ante is equal to the amount of money in the pot or money placed by every player. Next player can raise the bet by adding funds to equal to that player or else he needs to pack and he looses all the money he put in the pot. In the end, only player last win the pot.
Pot also has a maximum limit which is decided before starting the game. If pot reaches up to maximum pot length then the player having maximum points in hand takes the pot.
Points are given on following basis:
* Player having three of a kind will get more points and if both players have three of a kind. Then ranking of cards is considered. Cards are ranked from Ace to 2, higher to lower.
* If all the players do not have three of kind, then sequence is checked. AKQ is highest and 4-3-2 is lowest. Sequence of same suit ranks higher than sequence if different suits.
* At next level, pairs are checked. Here also, pair of AAK is highest and 2-2-3 is lowest.
Since there are large number of poker websites and joining them is also very easy. You can easily sign up to any of site and fund your account by your credit card or bank account. But before adding funds we advise you to check all the rules and regulations of the website as some websites restrict deposit options from certain countries. If you are a newbie, do not start bidding in very first game. There are large numbers of website which allow you to play free poker. These websites are good choice for newbie's as it will help them to learn game without losing any money. You should also be aware of cash outs policies of the website. Some website does not allow you to withdraw money up to a certain range. Beware and make a decision intelligently.