How to Play Teen Patti Game?

Teen Patti is one of the most popular card games in India, played especially among family and friends, especially at the times of festivities like Diwali and Janmashtami. How to play teen patti game? The game derives its origin from a popular British game, `3 Card Brag´. It is available at all major online casinos like LeoVegas or Royal Panda. Here is how you play this popular card game!

How to play teen patti game?

The game of Teen Patti is quite easy to play and has quite a few similarities to poker. It is usually played with a standard 52 deck card, and between 3-8 players. All the players place an initial bet, which is of a predetermined amount. This is known as boot amount or `ante´ bet. Once all the players have placed their ante bets, the dealer deals 3 cards to each player, one at a time, face down.

Now the players can either see their cards, and can continue playing by placing bets if they feel they have a strong hand, or they can bet even without seeing their cards, playing `blind´. The bet amount for `blind´ play is usually half the amount of those who bet after seeing their cards. A player can even `raise´ the bets if they have a strong hand.

Those who feel that their hands are not good can choose to `fold´ or `pack´, and quitting the game. The betting rounds go on till only two players remain. One can even do `side shows´ with adjacent players to compare their cards.

Once only two players remain in the game, they can have a `show´. The player with the higher hand wins.

Hand rankings

How to play teen patti game? A trio or three if a kind is considered to be the highest hand, with three aces being the highest, and three `2s´ is the lowest. A trio is followed by a straight flush, a straight run, a flush, and two of a kind.