Card Games > Pai Gow Poker
|Other Names:||Double-hand poker|
|Players:||2 - 7|
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Pai Gow poker is an Americanized version of Pai Gow, in that it is played with playing cards using poker hand rankings.
The object of the game is for a player to create two poker hands out of the seven cards in his hand: a five-card poker hand and a two-card poker hand. The five-card hand must rank higher than the two-card hand. The two-card hand is often called the hand "in front" or "on top", and the five-card hand is called the hand "behind" or "bottom", as they are placed that way in front of the player when he is done setting them. [Wikipedia]