Online gaming has registered phenomenal growth in India over the last few years. As per a July 2018 Deloitte report, internet penetration and availability of low-cost smartphones have provided myriad opportunities for publishers, technology partners, and developers that will bolster the growth of the online gaming industry in India over the coming years.
Card games not only allow friends and family to sit and have fun together but also provide an opportunity for expert players to earn some extra money.
Some card games that enjoy massive popularity among online gamers both in India and abroad are as follows:
This is a casino card game that has the highest percentage of Return to Player (RTP). Even amateurs can easily understand the rules of this game due to its simplicity. You are the winner if your hand value equals 21 or is greater than that of the dealer. However, if your hand value exceeds 21, you are busted. You need to know BlackJack strategies to win jackpots or big cash prizes online.
No other online card game is as popular and lucrative as the classic Poker. It is a simple skill-based game, wherein you can win all the wagered money by having the finest hands out of your 2 private cards and 5 community cards. Poker has the maximum number of variations in the online gambling arena. If you master this game, you are all set to earn millions, win blockbuster jackpots, and make quick bucks in online casinos and poker tournaments.
This is another card game in online casinos that is quite similar to classic poker. If your hand value totals 8 or 9, you win. You will be dealt 2 cards and you can place your stakes on the dealer or yourselves. If neither of you achieves the winning total, then an additional card will be drawn. It is a game of chance that makes use of the traditional roulette or slot machine. Low house edge coupled with high-profit potential makes Baccarat a popular online card game.
A variation of poker, Texas Hold’em is a game wherein players are pitted against the dealer and not a house, and the player with the best hand is declared the winner. So with no house advantages, this game is fairly easy to win if you master hand selection and bluffing.
- Video poker
This card game is a hot choice for most gamers on online gambling sites. The virtual gamer with the premium five-card hand wins the prize money.
- Jokers Wild
The rules of this card game mirror that of video poker. The only difference between the two is that a Joker Card can be used as a substitute for any other card. The minimum requirement to win rewards is to have a pair of Kings. The best winning strategy in Jokers Wild is to place a 5-coin stake.
Conceived on the lines of British three-card brag, Teen Patti has a large gamer base in India as well as in the Asian subcontinent. Played between 3-6 players and a 52 card pack sans Joker, this game collects a stake amount from each player at the start of the game. A player with the highest hands wins all the boot money.
This is one of the most popular online card games in India played between 2-6 players. It has 3 variations – Deals Rummy, Pool Rummy, and Points Rummy.
- Stud Poker
Usually played with a combination of 7 face-up and face-down cards, this card game has limits on wagered amounts. Its non-positional feature makes it a tougher variant of poker.
This is another popular game in India wherein a player has to bet whether the next card will be dealt ‘andar’ (left side) or ‘bahar (right side).
These popular online card games not only offer high rewards but provide a high quality of entertainment too. Many card games use the standard 52 card deck but online versions will show multi-player of the same offline version with unique objectives. Also, many use a single card and each website might have its own rules for specific games.
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