Poker is a very popular card game that can be found all over the world. In Canada the game is played at brick and mortar casinos as well as at functions and events. Almost all online casinos will offer the game either for real or free money. Poker grew in popularity in the early 1900’s in America and Europe where it was a popular game at many casinos and saloons. So popular in fact that machines caller poker machines were invented to recreate the game for individual players. These poker machines were the forefathers of the modern day slot machine.
What are Poker No Download Games?
Poker can now be played online via a large number of online casinos. Online casinos work in two main ways; either they require you to download a downloadable client to your device or computer or they can be accessed via your web browser. If you are going the web browser route, which is also known as the no download route, you will need to ensure that your web browser is Flash enabled.
Poker no download can be played directly in your web browser without having to store anything on your machine or device. This is a quick way to play the game if you need to kill some time and only have a short while to play it in.
Types of Poker No Download
Since poker became so popular in online casinos, there have been a vast number of varieties of the game to come out. Some of these varieties are still the same old favourites such as Texas Hold ‘em or Five Card Stud. Other lesser known ones have became popular too either because they give the house an edge, are a bit more exciting or any other number of reasons
This is a variation on the regular five card stud which has grown to popularity in both online and brick and mortar casinos. This variation is played against the house, and not against other players. Instead of having to beat a whole lot of people’s hands, you only have to beat the dealer’s hand. Another difference is that there is not supposed to be any interaction between the players, which negates the famous poker face. This variant is played with five cards and the hands are still the same, namely full house, flush, royal flush etc.
Three Card Poker
This variant was created in 1994 so is a relatively new game compared to original Poker which has been around for hundreds of years. As the name suggests this variant is played with three cards instead of the usual five. This variant became so popular that many casinos bean offering it under different names to avoid having to pay royalties; so many casinos will offer the game but may name it something different. This game involve two games in one, namely a pair plus bet where you get to wager on whether you will be dealt a pair, and an ante bet where you get to wager on whether your hand will beat the dealers. Like many casino based poker variants this game is played between the dealer and the player. Other players may be in the game, but they do not wager their hands against one another.