Poker is a game of skill and strategy where players represent themselves with cards. The goal of poker is to achieve the highest possible hand using five cards dealt from a standard deck of 52 cards.
A game of poker consists of rounds in which each player in turn can take one action. The round begins with one player placing an ante, and then proceeding clockwise around the table, each player in turn may do one of the following until only one player remains:
– Match the amount bet by all other active players
– Raise – if no other active player has raised
– Check – if no other active player has raised or folded