To play, players make an Ante bet to receive their first two cards. The dealer will place three community cards face down in the middle of the layout. Once they receive their cards, players may either fold or make the 3rd Street bet of one to three times their Ante. The dealer will then reveal the first community card and players may either fold or make the 4th Street bet of one to three times their Ante. The dealer will then reveal the second community card and players can either fold or make the 5th Street bet of one to three times their Ante.
After the dealer turns over the final community card, he resolves all bets left in action. Players win if their five card hand contains a pair of 6s or better.
Note: When a player folds, he forfeits all bets left in action.
To begin each round, players make equal bets in the Ante and Blind circles and may also make the Trips bonus bet. Once players receive their two hole cards, they can either check or bet three to four times their Ante. The dealer then reveals the three card flop. If players haven’t already made a Play bet, they can check or bet two times their Ante. The dealer then reveals the turn and the river, and if players have not already bet, they can fold or bet one times their Ante.
Next, the dealer reveals his two hole cards and announces his hand. If the player’s hand beats the dealer, his Play and Ante bets win even money. If the dealer’s hand beats the player, the player’s wagers lose. If the player’s hand ties the dealer’s hand, their bets push. The Blind bet pays if the player’s winning hand is at least a Straight, but if the player beats the dealer with less than a Straight, it pushes. The dealer needs at least a pair to qualify. If the dealer doesn’t qualify, he returns each player’s Ante and all other bets receive action.