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Although there are many different types of poker games, the most popular are stud, draw, and community games. These games are the ones that are played around the world by players of all ages and backgrounds

Stud poker is a game where cards are dealt in a combination of face-down and face-up rounds with a round of betting following each card being dealt. The most popular type of stud game is seven card studs. In seven card stud the player is dealt seven cards, three face-down and four face-up and the player makes his best five card hand from his seven cards.

Draw poker is a game in which a complete hand is dealt to a player face-down, after betting player are allowed to discard any unwanted cards and are dealt new ones and betting is resumed and hands are shown. The most popular draw card game is Five-card draw.

Community poker is a variation of stud poker, players are dealt and incomplete hand of face-down cards and then the entire table is dealt a predetermined number of face-up community cards. Each of these cards can be used for the player to make the best five card hand. The most popular community card game is Texas Hold-em

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