Poker Rules - 2 – 7 Triple Draw

2-7 Triple Low Draw also referred to as Deuce to Seven Triple Draw is a poker game where the lowest poker hand wins the pot. 2-7 is in the same family as 5 Card Draw and Badugi Poker allowing you to choose a number of cards from your hand to discard and receive replacement cards in hopes of completing the best hand at the table. Player’s should note, unlike other draw or hi lo games, 2-7 Triple Lowball ranks A’s as hi only and cannot be used in combination with a low hand.

How to Play 2 – 7 Triple Draw

Before the dealer begins the game the two players left of the dealer will need to ante their blinds. Once this is done the dealer will begin the deal clockwise with each player receiving five cards face down. The player to the left of the big blind will begin the betting round by calling the big blind, raising or folding.

Once betting round has come to a complete, players will select which cards from their hand they would like to discard. 2-7 allows you to choose between 1-5 cards to discard or if your hand is strong enough you can “Stand Pat” and not discard any cards. After the first draw is finished players will begin another betting round with the first player still in the hand and left of the dealer first to act.

This process will continue for another two draws and two more betting rounds until the showdown. The player with the lowest ranked hand will win the pot. In the event of a tie, the two players will split the pot. A hand consisting of five unsuited cards will always outrank a five card hand which would qualify for low however is outranked because they are the same suit (flush). This rule also applies for straights. The best possible hand is: 7, 5, 4, 3, and 2.

Where To Play 2 - 7 Triple Low Draw Poker Online

2-7 Triple Low Draw is a really fun game to learn. It is obviously not one of the more common poker games but is quickly becoming quite popular among online poker players. If you would like to learn how to play 2 - & Triple Low Draw we suggest you check Carbon Poker. This poker site provides this game for free or real money with cash games, tournaments and sit and go’s available.

Written by Christine Davies

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