Teen Patti vs. Texas Maintain’Em


Loved by execs and novice gamers all around the globe, Texas Maintain’em requires no introduction to any poker fan on the market.

Nonetheless, in case you reside within the western a part of the world, it could not matter how a lot of a passionate card shark you might be. The chances are you don’t actually know something concerning the fashionable sport of Teen Patti.

Not often or by no means seen on the most crowded poker rooms, this card sport, which originates from India, is extremely fashionable within the south of Asia. It’s performed in a pot-limit format with three pocket playing cards, no group playing cards, and betting rounds that may go on for fairly a while.

The most important distinction to Texas Maintain’em is, nevertheless, the truth that you may typically play with or with out seeing your playing cards. This can have an effect on how a lot it’s important to put within the pot in comparison with different gamers.

One other large distinction is the choice of going to a secret showdown with a participant.

With gamers changing into an increasing number of expert in Texas Maintain’em, consequently making it tougher to revenue from it, switching to a lesser-known poker variation might be a good suggestion.

Teen Patti could also be a giant hit round households in India, however that doesn’t imply that individuals have mastered the sport. Many gamers principally depend on luck, utterly neglecting or disregarding the ability component.

Teen Patti Guidelines: A lot Easier Than Maintain’em

The sport of Teen Patti is performed utilizing the usual deck of 52 playing cards with no jokers. Often, the sport is performed by three to 6 gamers, in contrast to Maintain’em that may characteristic as much as 9 and even ten gamers.

All gamers will ante up in the beginning of a hand, every placing within the quantity that was agreed on beforehand.

After that, each participant receives three playing cards, face down.

When all gamers have acquired their playing cards, the motion begins with the primary participant left to the supplier. They might elect to examine (cross the motion onto the subsequent participant) or guess.

It’s essential to notice that bets in Teen Patti comply with a particular doubling construction. In case you guess two poker chips, for instance, the participant wanting to lift might want to double the quantity, making it 4 to go. The subsequent increase can be eight chips, and so on.

In contrast to Restrict Maintain’em or different mounted restrict poker variations, there isn’t a cap to the variety of raises in a spherical of Teen Patti, so pots can get fairly large fairly quick.

The hand is over when everybody however one participant folds their hand or when all of the betting is finished. At that time, all gamers with lively fingers will proceed to a showdown to find out the winner.

Hand Rankings in Teen Patti

Teen Patti hand rankings aren’t that totally different from these of conventional poker fingers. Nonetheless, because the sport is performed with solely three gap playing cards and no group playing cards, there are some variations.

  • Set or Path: Three playing cards of the identical rank, like AAA
  • Pure sequence: A sequence of playing cards in the identical swimsuit, like 10s Js Qs
  • Sequence or Run: playing cards consecutive in ranks, no matter swimsuit, i.e., 7, 8, 9
  • Coloration (Flush): Three playing cards of the identical swimsuit
  • Pair, i.e., KK
  • A excessive card

Aces are excessive in Teen Patti, and deuces are low. Nonetheless, when making sequences, aces can be utilized at each ends of the spectrum, identical to in Maintain’em (A-2-3 and Q-Okay-A).

The place to Play Teen Patti On-line?

At this second it’s, sadly, exhausting to discover a place to play the sport on-line. Whereas you will discover Teen Patti websites, the overwhelming majority of the talked about operators solely supply the on line casino model of the sport.

That is much like On line casino Maintain’em, the place you are enjoying Texas Maintain’em in opposition to a supplier in a reside atmosphere.

For individuals who need to generate profits, the issue with that is, in fact, that on line casino video games are solely reliant on luck and, in the long term, you might be destined to lose.

Some Asian sport suppliers created a Teen Patti variation the place gamers are randomly seated at a desk to play in opposition to one another for actual money.

Whereas this sport is obtainable at JeetWin, an apparent downside with this web site is that solely Indian residents are accepted to enroll and play.


In case you do come throughout the sport elsewhere, you need to know that monitoring and different poker software program are out of the query.

The Teen Patti created by Jili Video games is tremendous easy in comparison with poker video games discovered on the websites reminiscent of Pokerstars, Unibet, and PartyPoker.

Will There Be a Teen Patti Growth?

With all issues thought of, we’d say that the time for aggressive Teen Patti on-line is but to come back. In the intervening time, Texas Maintain’em continues to be the higher choice.

Nonetheless, it actually would not harm studying concerning the sport, as many indicators level to this one changing into fairly a hit.

We might quickly be witnessing a south Asian growth, much like the western poker growth in 2003.

India accounts for 20% of the world’s inhabitants, and with web connections simply beginning to enhance from being very poor, the nation has simply begun exploring on-line playing.

Whereas on line casino websites and bookies are focusing on India an increasing number of, it was just a bit over a yr in the past that Teen Patti appeared at a widely known reside on line casino supplier – Ezugi.

The sport is but to be supplied by the most well-liked firm on this area of interest, Evolution Gaming, however they’re more likely to comply with quickly.

Contemplating how fashionable Teen Patti is amongst 1.5 billion individuals, it will be a giant shock if the sport didn’t turn out to be simply accessible as a aggressive poker model at poker rooms sooner or later.

Maybe not at PokerStars, however a minimum of at an rising poker site that’s sure to come back because the playing trade expands all through the Indian nation will doubtless soar on the alternative.

So, whereas you might have to settle with Texas Maintain’em or Pot Restrict Omaha for now, begin exploring the world of Teen Patti, and you will equip your self with an enormous rod to reel in lots of fish when the time is correct.

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