Five Card Draw

The five-card picture is a game that many people grew up playing around the kitchen table. In this game, your goal is to make the best five cards after one lottery. Like Hold’em, this game is easy to learn but hard to master.

Five card lottery rules

Drawing games are played with curtains and buttons, just like a flop game. Each player is given five hidden hole cards. After the big blind, the first player can fold, call or raise. Continue clockwise along the poker table until the bet is placed on the wheel.

The lottery will take place after the first round. It selects the card that each player wants to discard (if any) by clicking on the card. A second click on the card you planned to discard will remove it from the delete package. The address continues clockwise according to the table. When it’s your turn to discard, click on the button to confirm that you want to discard the selected cards.

After the first draw, another bet is made, starting with the first active player to the left of the button. Therefore, the sequence of actions is:

Five cards are dealt to each player
From the first active player, the big blind starts to the left and bets on the 1st round
Bet # 2, starting from the first active player to the left
Showdown (if required)

Lottery games may require more cards than are left on the board. In this case, the cards will be updated and you will continue to play using the new deck. For more information on lottery game changes, see the platform change.

Showdown - Determining the winner

The player with the best five cards wins the pot. Once the pot is in the best hands, a new five-card lottery game is ready to play.

If two or more hands have the same meaning, divide the container equally. There is no claim priority for the purpose of rewarding the container.

Learn how to play five cards for free

If you don’t know Five Card Draw poker, I suggest you try the poker game first. You are always invited to play at the free poker table on PokerStars, and improve your skills before playing real money poker.

Finally, if you want to play other lottery variants, we recommend watching all the very popular poker games, such as Triple Draw 2-7 Lowball or Single Draw 2-7 Lowball. These games have changed the rhythm of the amazingly popular Texas Hold’em game so well that you can also choose from our poker tournaments.

In addition to Five Card Draw, we offer many other poker options. See our poker game page for more details.

If you have any questions about Five Card Draw games, please email Support.