Double-hand Poker is a cutting-edge game with ancient origins. Built on the old Chinese tile game and the modern American variation of poker, Pai Gow poker marries the east with the west in a wonderful game for new gamblers.

Pai Gow is a poker game that pits the gambler vs. the croupier, unlike nearly all other poker games that players compete with other players. By betting against the dealer, beginning players don’t have to fret about any other, more advanced people winning their moolla.

A further Pai Gow advantage is the generally slow game play, newcomers will be able to take their time and plan while not needing to make quick selections.

It is also much simpler to wager on for an extended time with only a small amount of money after all, to lose, both of your hands must be lower than each of the dealer’s hands.

Pai Gow uses 53 cards; the customary 52-card common deck and one joker. The gambler is dealt 7 cards faces showing and the croupier receives 7 cards face down.

A 5 card hand and a 2 card hand have to be made from the 7 cards, the 5 card hand must be stronger than the 2 card hand. To succeed, a player is required to have both of his hand totals to be better than the dealer’s.