Domino Terminology online
The online poker games are very much popular because people can play with even very few dollars and internet connectivity is very faster. The domino games are also having similar rules and conditions just like poker card games. It is mostly played in conventional casinos. The online version of domino poker games is getting popular now. Instead of playing with family of cards, you will be holding domino tiles or rectangular bar or domino cards. Before knowing the rules and regulations of the game, some common terminology used in Domino games gets you familiarized quickly.
Check: At the initial betting round, player is an active participant without putting money into the pot.
Fold: If the player does not have enough set of cards and wants to stop betting, he can fold. Whatever the money paid into the pot in the previous round are forfeited. And the player is not allowed to reveal the domino card.
Call: Time to bet and showdown the card.
Raise: suppose the player think of having high rank cards, he can raise the bet amount. Sometimes it may be blind raise which is to raise the pot money.
Once the call is announced, high rank card holder gets the pot money after subtracted the house expenses.
The card ranks similar to poker card games are listed below from higher value to lower in a five card game.
Royal hand: it consist of five doubles like 2-2, 3-3, 4-4, 5-5, 6-6
Straight sixes: a consecutive sequel with six at the end like 1-6, 2-6, 3-6, 4-6, 5-6
Four of kind: four doublets and one other card like 2-2, 3-3, 4-4, 5-5, 1-2
Straight fives: a consecutive sequel of fives like 1-5, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5
Full house: Three doublets and two same suits like 2-2, 3-3, 4-4, 2-4, 3-4
Straight fours: four domino tiles with four at the end like 1-4, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 4-5
Three of a kind: Three doublets and two other tiles like 3-3, 4-4, 5-5, 4-1, 2-3
Flush: same suit of five tiles like 1-5, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5 or 1-6, 2-6, 3-6, 4-6, 5-6
Single pair or two of a kind: two doublets and three other tiles like 2-2, 3-3, 4-1, 3-2, 1-5
High tile: if none of above was not made, then the highest rank of doublets from 6-6, 5-5 determines the winner. If no doublets are available highest spot rewards the winner.