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What was the name for the normal poker game?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (16790points) May 12th, 2019

Before Texas Hold em? One where you can exchange cards?

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kritiper's avatar

5 card draw.

zenvelo's avatar

Texas Hold Em is not a normal poker game, it is a casino poker game.

7 card stud is a much better game.

Patty_Melt's avatar

That is similar to asking what is the normal term for a house. There are ranch, A-frame, cape cod, and other styles, but each are houses, and common.
Poker is poker, and usually in non casino games, dealer calls it.
One could consult the Hoyle book of rules to get a clearer understanding of variations.

stanleybmanly's avatar

Draw or stud poker

kritiper's avatar

In stud poker, you get only the cards you’re dealt initially
I’ve played 5 card draw where you can draw up to 4 cards, but the remaining card held must be an ace. Otherwise, 3 is all you get after you discard 3.

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