Poker is a card game of the oldest, now widely used in its most popular variations, Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Poker HORSE, Razz, Poker Italian, mode “5 Card Draw,” each with its own set of specific rules in addition to the general rules of poker, common to all types of game, determining their characteristics. Some specific rules of Poker, also apply to a particular type of game, the Heads Up, that is a direct clash between the only two opponents. The general rules of poker
To take part in a poker game you must have a minimum initial amount of chips, which is called buy-in. The buy-in is the amount you must pay to enroll, even if the correct definition would be “Entry Fee”. The buy-in is generally composed of two numbers written in the following way: eg. 20 +5. Where the first digit indicates the proportion of the buy-in that will go to the prize pool and the second number indicates the percentage which will be retained by the organizers of the tournament. The total figure which is the buy-in the example is 25.
In Limit poker the minimum buy-in is 10 times the maximum bet amount allowed in that game, while there is no maximum buy-in. In Poker No-limit and pot-limit in that the minimum buy-in is 20 times the big blind, and the maximum is 100 times the big blind. The maximum buy-in rule does not apply when a player who has left the game with a sum exceeding the maximum buy-in gives you back within 20 minutes.