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gambit1983

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Anybody play Chinese? Where do you guys play
 
YenRodriguez

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I have been playing pokerstar for a long time.
Cheers
 
NightStalker

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No, I've never played chinese poker. And I wasn't even aware of this game.
 
PatriceM915

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I've seen them play Chinese at the poker room but I haven't seen enough to learn. But one day I dedicate myself to understanding and practicing.:)
 
tihomir_kula

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I`ve played Chinese for a long time in Tony bet poker,but it`s now closed.
 
GARCIA PABLO DANIEL

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hello

I play pokerstar, GG poker, american cardoom ....
 
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I have never played Chinese Poker but looked into it a few years ago as there was a buzz around the game generating interest and action for a while.

However once I acquainted myself with the rules I lost interest as essentially all it is is a gamble. All the cards are dealt to four players who form three hands of rising strength - one three card hand and two five card hands.

That's it. No streets or betting, just the cards flipped and the hands compared.

As Phil Ivey was notorious for betting on anything I can understand why it had an appeal to him (and other such gamblers who lean into the gambling side of poker) but it simply felt like rolling dice paying 'craps' to me.

There was a buzz about the game some years ago, huge sums changed hands - I have a clip on file of Helmuth admitting he had lost almost half a million dollars to Ivey in one evening session in the middle of an EPT tourney in Monaco. But it always seemed that the players organized the games themselves rather than being organized by the casinos.

Here's a clip from PokerListings (2017) laying out the basics


Edit - Just checked and Phil Helmuth had lost $536K in that one session to Phil Ivey!
 
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gambit1983

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Does ACR have it? I know Pstars and SWC poker have it. There’s some free Chinese poker Apps on the App Store if anybody wants to learn for free
 
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BodyCount

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I recently played a tournament in a Ukrainian poker room. I'm still not entirely sure that this game is exactly poker, but it's very interesting.
 
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Lucky_Shark

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I used to play Chinese poker a long time ago, but I didn't like it and I gave up. Until now, my favorite card game remains Texas Hold'em.
 
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moularaki

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don't even know the rules
not interrested at all
 
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I played at Tony Bet, but they do not allow players anymore from The netherlands so i do not know if this is still possible. Was interesting play.
 
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