Regardless of whether you’re playing online or live, poker is played by the rules. A poker dealer deals five cards to each player. They are then broken in predetermined order. The player with the best hand wins the pot.

The cards must be above the table level. This is so they can be seen by all players. However, players must not cover them up to conceal them. This may interfere with the ability to see the cards.

The dealer deals five cards to each player and breaks them into predetermined positions. The player to the immediate left of the dealer has to bet. This is called the small blind.

The player to the left of the big blind has to post the big blind. The ante is the amount of money all players put into the pot before hand. The ante is raised at regular intervals.

The small blind is the smallest blind. In a multiple blind game, the small blind is twice the size of the big blind.

A player who wins the small blind does not have to make up the blind. If there is a dead hand, the player has to put up the blind.

The player who loses the hand will be killed by the dealer. This is done to protect other players in the tournament.

The dealer will also turn over a turn card. The dealer’s turn card is the fourth street card in hold’em. In seven-card stud, it is the second upcard.