Heads-Up Hold’em

Heads-Up Hold'em

Heads-Up Hold’em is a Texas Hold’em variant designed for all table game pits. Players appreciate the traditional Texas Hold’em betting patterns along with unique enhancements that offer additional benefits.

How to Play

  1. Players place two equal ante and odds wagers and any optional side bets.
  2. Players and the dealer receive two cards (pocket cards).
  3. Players may check or make a raise wager three times the ante.
  4. The dealer reveals the three-card flop.
  5. Players may check or raise two times the ante.
  6. The dealer reveals the two-card turn and river. 
  7. Players may raise one times the ante or fold.
  8. The players and the dealer use the five community cards and their two pocket cards to make their best five-card poker hand.
  9. The best hand wins and any side bets are reconciled.

Optional Side Bets

Optional side bets include:

  • Trips Plus – Wins odds with trips or better using the player’s best five-card hand
  • Pocket Bonus – Wins odds with a pair or an ace and face card in the player’s pocket cards
  • Bad Beat Bonus – Wins odds if the player loses with a straight or better