Pai Gow Poker

Pai Gow is a popular game of poker amongst the Asian gamblers. Some historians believe that Pai Gow was supposed to be a form of Zen meditation, however was introduced in the casinos as a game of chance. It is also known as ‘two-handed’ poker and the ultimate goal of this game is to create two hands of seven cards each from the cards given to the player. One of the hands should consist of two cards, while the other should contain five cards. The smaller deck is usually referred as the ‘in front’ hand whereas the other one is called ‘behind’.