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How to Play Caribbean Stud Poker

    Caribbean Stud

    Caribbean Stud Poker offers the player the challenge of Poker, but uses an easier to play format, plus the first-ever progressive play jackpot ever offered with a table game.

    Caribbean Stud Poker is played on a special table, similar to Blackjack, and is based on the five card stud poker game. To play, each player antes, with the option of playing for a progressive jackpot, and receives five cards down. The dealer gets five cards, with one card facing up. The player then examines his hand and decides to fold, forfeiting the ante, or to make an additional bet doubling his ante.

    The dealer can only play with an ace/king or better. If the dealer can’t open, the player automatically wins the ante, and that hand is over. If the dealer can open, and the player does win the hand, the player collects his additional bet. The player is also paid a special bonus for hands that are two pair or higher.

    Caribbean Stud Poker Terms

    • Ante Bet- Each player makes this opening bet in order to play.
    • Progressive Jackpot Bet- Each player has the option of making an additional $1 bet in order to participate in the progressive jackpot. Players can win all or part of the jackpot with hands of Royal Flush, Straight Flush, Four Of A Kind, Full House, or Flush.
    • Fold- The player can forfeit his ante bet after the cards are dealt if he thinks that his hand cannot beat the dealer’s.
    • Bet To Call Dealer- The player can place an additional bet that is exactly twice the amount of his ante bet, if he thinks his hand will beat the dealer’s.
    • Dealer’s Bet- The dealer must have an ace/king or higher to continue. If the dealer cannot open, the hand is over, and the players who stayed in the hand are paid their antes.
    • Bonus Payouts- The player may be eligible for a bonus payoff if he beats the dealer with any of the hands described as follows:

    Caribbean Stud Bonus Payout Schedule

    • One Pair Even money
    • Two Pairs Two to one (up to table maximum payout)
    • Three Of A Kind Three to one(up to table maximum payout)
    • Straight Four to one (up to table maximum payout)
    • Flush Five to one(up to table maximum payout)
    • Full House Seven to one (up to table maximum payout)
    • Four Of A Kind Twenty to one (up to table maximum payout)
    • Straight Flush Fifty to one(up to table maximum payout)
    • Royal Flush One hundred to one(up to table maximum payout)
    • Note: These payoff are normal table payoffs, and are in addition to the Progressive Jackpot payoff

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