Razz Poker FAQ

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Do pairs count in Razz?

In full ring Razz games, which is with eight players, the experienced Razz player will fold three-card hands that contains any card higher than 8x. also note that the pairs count in Razz make hands undesirably high.

What is Razz card game?

Razz is a form of stud poker which is played for ace-to-five low or lowball poker. The main object of Razz is to make the lowest possible five-card hand from all the seven cards that you are dealt. Razz don’t count straights and flushes against the player for low.

What are the basic rules of Razz?

The basic rules of Razz are:

  •       In this game the dealer deals with three cards to each player at the table, two cards are faced down and one card is faced up.
  •       The player with highest exposed card have the option to either raise to the limit or post the bring-in.
  •       If more than one player has the same ranked high card, the suit determines the high bring-in.
  •       The ranking of the suit should always be in alphabetical order, that is from weakest to the strongest.
  •       After the first betting cards, a betting round follows starting a bring-in.
What are the betting options for players in Razz?

Just like other forms of poker, in Razz the available actions include ‘fold’, ‘check’, ‘bet’, ‘call’ or ‘raise’. Which options are exactly available depends on the actions taken by the previous player. If nobody made a bet, then the player can either check that is decline to bet, but keep their cards, or bet.