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How to Play

how to play

Poker Basics

Hand Rankings

Know your poker hand rankings and you can play any game of poker.

Cash Games

Find instant action with buy-ins starting as low as $2.

Game Limits

Before you take a seat, know your limits.

Poker Glossary

This poker glossary gives you all you need to get started.

Guide to Play Poker Online

At Bovada, the best in online poker is just seconds away.

Poker Game Rules

Texas Hold‘em Rules

Texas Hold‘em rules make it easy to play poker and still get fast-moving card action.

Omaha Rules

Just like Texas Hold‘em, Omaha is a big favorite among poker players.

Omaha Hi/Lo Rules

Omaha Hi-Lo Poker has all the same action as Omaha poker, and more.

Everyone loves poker. Take it online and the fast-paced table action, anonymous players, cash games and tournaments of all kinds, all the time, makes it a great place to meet all levels of player.

Some poker games are easier than others. Start with Texas Hold'em. It’s easy to play and probably why it’s the world’s most popular poker game. Or try your hand at other exciting poker games like Omaha and Omaha Hi-Lo.

That’s just the beginning of the fun. The hole, the blinds, the flop, the river, 4th street…  Whether it’s your first time at the tables or you’re a seasoned player, you can learn poker terms with the Poker Glossary.