Neil Channing (left)from England winner of the Paddy Power Irish Open Poker Tournament in City West ,he beat Irish man Donal Norton(right) from Tipperary for the €801,400 first prize.KOBPIX NO FEE

Ranking of 5-Card Hands

5 Aces The highest ranking hand possible. 5 Aces are possible because of the Joker. Example: A, A, A, A, Joker Royal Flush The highest ranking hand possible. An Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 of the same suit. Starting with an Ace, all five cards are in sequence and in a common suit. Example:…Read More


Pai Gow Poker Rules

Pai Gow Poker is a fascinating game that combines familiar poker cards with some of the strategy of the centuries-old Chinese domino game Pai Gow. It is played with a 53-card deck (including one Joker), and each participant is dealt 7 cards. The object is to arrange the seven cards into the best 5-card and 2-card…Read More