OPEN RUSSIAN POKER

OPEN RUSSIAN POKER

Open Russian Poker is a new type of the popular game, yet it has already won a great number of devoted fans. It is played with a 52-card deck, with aces being high and twos being low. In a Straight, however, aces can be high or low. The objective of the game is to get a hand that ranks higher than that of the dealer. All players play against the casino independently of each other. The casino sets the minimum and maximum ANTE bets for every table, as well as the table’s maximum payout.

Players can play a maximum of four boxes only simultaneously. At any table, a player can play two open boxes. In this case, ANTE bets must be equal on both boxes.

Players look at their cards and make decisions for their boxes one by one as the cards are dealt. Players are not permitted to go back to boxes on which decisions have already been made.. It is also possible to play “blind” with a bet different from their open boxes. Players must confirm their intention to do so by placing ANTE и BET wagers before cards are dealt. When playing a “blind” box, the player is allowed to bet on bonus, to purchase an additional 6th card and insurance. These bets should also be placed before dealing starts.

All boxes, blind as well as open, played by a single player must be side by side (consecutive).

To play, the player must place a bet on the ANTE field. When the dealer announces “no more bets” and covers the bets with his/her hand, players are not allowed to touch or change their wagers. The dealer then deals five cards face down to each box and five to him/herself. After the cards are dealt, the dealer shows his/her first (bottom) card.

Players look at their cards and decide to:

  • PLAY (by placing their cards on BET and betting 2xANTE);
  • PASS (by discarding his/her cards thus losing their initial ANTE bet);
  • EXCHANGE 2 to 5 cards OR PURCHASE one card (a sixth card) for a bet equal to the ANTE.

Open Russian Poker is unique in that the players are not forbidden from showing their cards and exchanging information about them. If you are playing two open boxes, the dealer can, pursuant to your request, open the cards for your second box while the decision on the first one has not been made, which may help you make further decisions.

The dealer exchanges and sells the cards in the same order in which the cards were dealt. After the cards have been exchanged and purchased, players can look at their cards again and decide to either play (by placing a double ANTE wager on the ВЕТ field) or pass on the game (thus discarding the initial ANTE bet).

Players with “Three of a Kind” and higher can, if they so wish, purchase “game” insurance before the dealer shows his/her cards. That is accomplished by placing a bet equaling up to 50% of the payout for the hand (not to exceed the table’s maximum payout). The minimum insurance bet equals the ANTE.

The total box payout (hand + insurance) may not exceed the table’s maximum payout.

If the dealer has “no game”, the insurance bet is paid out 1:1. If the dealer has any poker hand, the insurance bet loses. An exception to this rule is when the dealer has a hand that ranks higher than the one on the box. In this case, the insurance bet neither wins nor loses; that is, the dealer neither collects nor pays out on the insurance bet.

When all players have made their decision, the dealer shows his/her cards. If the dealer has any of the hands shown below, he/she compares it with those of the players for each box. Hands that rank lower than the dealer’s hand lose.

PAYOUT TABLE
HAND BET PAYOUT COEFFICIENT
ПО ВЕТ
ONE PAIR, ACE-KING
1:1
TWO PAIRS 1:1
ТHREE OF A KIND 3:1
STRAIGHT 4:1
FLUSH 5:1
FULL HOUSE 7:1
FOUR OF A KIND 20:1
STRAIGHT FLUSH 50:1
ROYAL FLUSH 100:1

If a  player’s hand ranks higher than the dealer’s, то the dealer pays out only on the BET wager in accordance with the payout table; no payout is made on the ANTE wager in this case.

If the dealer has “no game,” the player can choose to either receive the ANTE or “buy a game” for the dealer — that is, to exchange the dealer’s highest card for the next card from the deck for one ANTE. If the next card from the deck is equal to the card that has been replaced (and the dealer has “no game” again), the dealer exchanges the highest card again without an additional payment, but only once.

If after a game was purchased for the dealer and he/she now has a hand, he/she looks at the cards of the players who purchased the game and compares the hand on each box with his/her own (in accordance with the rules of the Russian Poker).

If the dealer still has “no game” after a game has been purchased, ANTE and BET wagers are not paid out and are not collected.

Insurance bets do not exclude the option of purchasing a game for the dealer.

If the dealer and a player have identical hands, the winner is determined by the highest card. If there is no such card, a tie or Stay (the player’s bet neither wins nor loses) is declared.

Ace-King minimum game.

Russian Poker is unique in that a player can have two hands at once, and payouts are made on both bets in accordance with payout coefficients.Two conditions must be met:

  • One of the two hands must rank higher than the dealer’s;
  • The second hand must include at least one card that is not in the first hand.

BONUS GAME

Before the deal, players may place an additional bonus wager in addition to the regular ANTE bet. In this case, if a player is dealt a “Three of a Kind” or higher hand, he/she is paid out a bonus in accordance with the payout table, whether the dealer has a hand or not. The bonus is paid out prior to players exchanging and purchasing cards.

THE BONUS BET MUST NOT EXCEED THE ANTE BET .
BONUS
ТHREE OF A KIND   10:1
STRAIGHT   40:1
FLUSH   50:1
FULL HOUSE   70:1
FOUR OF A KIND   200:1
STRAIGHT FLUSH Up to the maximum payout 500:1
ROYAL FLUSH 1000:1

Bonus payouts are not included in the table’s maximum payout.
 

Ставки в кредит и наличными деньгами не принимаются.

Все столы имеют свои таблицы минимумов и максимумов.

При возникновении спорных ситуаций решение менеджмента «Казино Сочи» является окончательным.

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