Asian Poker Games Introduction-Sap Sam Cheung

This Chinese poker gambling game is popular in Hong Kong and parts of Southeast Asia, and has a certain level of popularity in the United States. Also known as Russian poker, this game is played in a room with 2, 3 or 4 players, usually 4 players.

Game description

4 players play together, each player is dealt 13 cards, the players have to divide the cards in their hands into 3, 5, 5 and then play in order, 1, 2, 3 groups of cards with the size of each family’s cards, the larger group of cards wins, the smaller loses. Therefore, players should find ways to make the poker deck as big as possible when combining the cards.

Deck Description

Card suit size: A>K>Q>J>10>9>8>7>6>5>4>3>2
Card size order: a dragon > flush > four of a kind > gourd > flush > straight > three of a kind > two pairs > pair > scattered cards (oolong)
When the cards and numbers are the same, it is considered a draw.

How to play 1.

Match Size 13 cards
52 cards, 13 cards each, three cards in the first group, followed by five cards in the middle group and five cards in the bottom group, head to head, middle to middle, and tail to tail.
Order of size: flush>; bomb>; gourd>; flush>; straight>; three stripes>; two pairs>; one pair> 5 singles

Play 2.

As long as a player has a flush or a bomb, this player doesn’t need to set up the cards, this player is the biggest. If more than one player has a flush or a bomb at the same time, there is no need to set the cards, so you can directly compare which player’s flush or bomb is bigger. A straight flush is bigger than a bomb.

  • Oolong group: It is impossible to form a group, all are loose cards.
  • Pair: Two cards of the same number, plus any three cards
  • Two Pairs: A deck made up of two pairs, plus any one card, and a size comparison: first the larger pair, then the smaller pair, and if both are the same, the other card.
  • Three of a kind: 3 of the same card plus 2 of any card
  • Straight: Five consecutive cards with the same number but different suits are called “straight”.
  • Flush: A card with five cards of the same suit but not consecutive numbers is called a “flush”.
  • Gourd: Three of a kind plus a pair
  • Tie: Four of the same card plus one of any card
  • Straight Flush: The same suit and 5 cards with consecutive numbers
  • One Dragon: 13 cards in a row of A-K, called “One Dragon”. Regardless of the suit, “One Dragon” and “One Dragon of the same suit” are counted as one dragon type. If a player is dealt this deck, he is the biggest winner.

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