Poker is perhaps the most well-known card game in the world. Poker is adored by gamblers of all stripes because it offers the ideal combination of strategy and chance. While there are some truths to this image of poker, it is oversimplified. Poker never had a set of rules that stayed the same throughout the course of its history, which makes it easier to understand why there are so many distinct varieties of the game now. Despite the fact that certain versions are more well-known than others (like Texas Hold’em), how one defines and plays poker depends a lot on their own preferences.
As a result, it would be more accurate to think of poker as a collection of games, each with its own unique features. Due to the huge variety, they were divided into many “families,” most of which were based on the rules for dealing cards and placing bets. Straight poker, stud poker, draw poker, and community card poker are the four most popular families of the game. New versions are coming out even today.
Poker players often hone their abilities in a select few variants since there are so many variations that it is almost hard to succeed in them all at once. Successfully playing and winning at one poker variety does not ensure that you will have the same degree of success in other variants. Therefore, it seems sense to invest some time in learning a new “discipline” and all of its tactics before switching to a different variety.