Rules of the Game Domino Poker If you like domino and poker, then Domino Poker is a great game for you to learn. It’s pretty much Straight Poker using 2 sets of double six dominoes. All of the blank tiles are taken out and it will leave 20 tiles for playing. If this sounds like fun to you, then keep reading so you can learn the rules! Players and Dealing In terms of players, this game can be played with 2, 3, or 4 people. Before the dealer hands out the dominoes, each person will put a certain amount of money in the middle. This amount is figured out before the deal and everyone puts the same amount in. Once everyone puts the money in the pot, each person will put their ante in. Once it’s time to deal, there are always 5 tiles dealt. This is always the same regardless of how many people are playing. The rest of the tiles are left face down on the table. Playing The play of poker 99 is the exact same as Straight Poker. It rotates to the left and it starts with the oldest hand. Each player can don one of the following. Check- A player does this when they want to stay in the game but not add any money to the pot. This one can only be done in the first round of betting and only if no one else has bet. Fold- A player does this when they don’t have a good hand and want to drop out. They won’t get any of the pot winnings. Bet- A player does this when they want to add some money to the pot. The amount is usually a minimum or maximum and has already been agreed on. This can only be done in the first round of betting and only if there aren’t any bets. Call- A player puts enough money in to be equal to other players. Once the pot hits a certain point without anyone folding, the betting stage is done. Raise- This can only happen when someone else has bet or called. A player will put more money in than what they would’ve for a call. Scoring Once the betting ends, everyone shows their hands and the highest wins. The hands that are from highest to lowest are listed below. Any Royal Hands Straight Sixes Four of a Kind Straight Fives Full House Straight Fours Three of a Kind Flush One Pair High Card Strategies Since this is a game of chance, there isn’t much strategy you can do. The best thing is to just watch people for tells. You’ll be able to figure out if they’re bluffing or not. Now that you know the rules, you can be a pro in no time! Surprise your friends and beat them at this fun game! If you wanted, you could also teach the rules to others so you can have people to play with!