Get a detailed idea on the rules of playing Badugi

People love poker online as they can play a lot of games and they need not get ready and go to the casinos to play limited games for a limited time. Online poker is available all the time and people can play them on various websites. People just need to navigate to a poker online website and login through their credentials. Badugi and badeucy are two variants of poker and badugi are comparatively very popular In this article we will discuss the rules of both these games.

Overview of Badugi

Badugi is considered as a variant of South Korean game called Baduk. The same game was played in North America and was called Offsuit Lowball.

How to play the game?

Here are some of the rules, which people must know before playing the game.

  • The players have to post blinds before starting the game. The player sitting left of the dealer has to post the small blind and the next player has to post the big blind.
  • The dealer deals four cards and the dealing starts from the player sitting to the left of the dealer. ALL the cards are face down.
  • The player sitting to the left of the big blind has to start taking action.
  • After the completion of this first betting round, drawing round starts. The player sitting to the left of the dealer starts discarding his cards and receives the same number of new cards.
  • After this, the second round of betting starts. This time, betting round starts from the player sitting to the left of the dealer.
  • This pattern of betting and drawing continues till the time only one player remains or third drawing round and last betting round is completed.

Hand rankings in Badugi

The player having the best hand wins the pot at the time of showdown.

  • The player has to make the hands from cards of lowest ranks. It has to be determined about the lowest ranking of the highest cards used to make hands.
  • Aces are of low rank and kings are the highest.
  • The ranks and suits of the cards must be different.
  • A badugi of four cards wins from the hand of three badugi.
  • The best hand in badugi is ace, 2, 3, 4.

How to play Badeucy Poker?

This is a combination of two games namely Badugi and 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball. People have to make hands with the cards of the lowest ranks. Aces are the highest cards in this game. People have to make the hands of four cards and each of them must belong to a different suit. The best hand in this game is 2, 3, 4, 5.

Each player has to post blinds and then they receive five cards. After the completion of each round, the active players have to exchange cards with each other. This pattern works until the last round of betting is completed. Half pot is won by the player who won in 2-7 triple draw and the other half is won by the player who has made the best hand in badugi game.

Wrapping up

These are the rules of playing badugi and badeucy games. People should be aware of these rules to win the game easily.

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