12 Steps to Texas Holdem

1. Figure out who the starting dealer is through a high card selection by each player, where the player with the highest card becomes the first Dealer.

2. Dealer shuffles, player on Dealer’s left posts Small Blind, player on Small Blind’s left posts Big Blind.

3. Dealer passes the deck to the Player on their right, who cuts the cards onto the Joker.

4. Dealer deals. Player to left of Big Blind calls, raises or folds. Betting continues till everyone has Folded or Called.

5. Bets collected into the pot by Dealer, Dealer now burns a card and places the next 3 card flop face up on the table.

6. Player to Dealer’s left starts betting round. Minimum bet is equal to the Big Blind. Betting continues till all players have folded or called.

7. Chips collected to pot. Dealer burns card and places the next card face up with the other community cards. This is the Turn card.

8. Betting starts again at the player left of Dealer, and continues till all players have folded or called.

9. Chips collected to pot. Dealer burns card and places the last card face up with the other community cards. This is the River card.

10. Betting starts again at the player left of Dealer, and continues till all players have folded or called.

11. If more than one player has called, Showdown ensues, with the Called player showing their hand first, then all other players in order from their left. http://kiwipokerleague.net.nz/12-steps-to-texas-holdem/Winner takes the pot.

12. The Dealer token is moved to the player left of Dealer, and the next hand starts.