Tequila poker is a new game that can be played in two modes; high tequila and tequila poker. The decision to play in a particular mode has to be made after the first four cards are dealt. If a player wishes to continue, he would have to double his ante. If not, he loses his ante.
Ante here means a mandatory bet which all players must make before starting the game and which has to be paid. The next two cards are dealt only after the player decides upon the mode. The player now has to form a winning hand out of the six cards served to him. The rankings for tequila poker is the same as that of traditional poker namely Royal Flush, Straight Flush, 4-of-a-Kind, Full House Flush, Straight, 3-of-a-Kind, Two Pair, One Pair.
Naturally the highest payout is for Royal flush which is of the order of 200:1 and the lowest is for a pair of aces which is 1:1.Tequila poker incorporates within the game the features of poker and blackjack, and it is a game which is fast and action packed. What make it similar to blackjack is the card points, with the only difference being that an ace is always given a point rating of 11.Similarly the lowest card is not taken into account. When you add up the remaining cards, the total should not be less than 46, if that is so then you lose.
While playing the game a 52 deck card is used. The cards are served face down, and the player may look at his cards, but he should not divulge it to other players. After the first four cards are served he has to make his choice. Experts feel that players may bet on any pair or four cards to a Flush or may be even four cards to a Straight. It is better to make your decision after you study the payout table and if you feel your position is strong then go for your highest bet. Being different from blackjack or poker, tequila poker is a fun game.