Do you play poker? If you do, have you tried Badugi?
Many poker players may not be aware of Badugi yet but this poker variant is becoming popular , in both online and offline play sites. One reason is that there are players who are in the look out for something different and exciting and Badugi could easily fill the need. Badugi is a lowball, lowest hand wins, 3 draw version of poker. But it has a completely different hand ranking system as, unlike most versions of poker, suits matter a lot more.
It may well seem a little bit confusing at first however after playing a couple of hands most poker players should be to figure it out. Even though the game is lots of fun to play there doesnt seem to be very many poker sites offering the game to play, thankfully though there is still a couple of sites where you can play badugi online, both of the sites mentioned below have badugi to play.
This is a screenshot of a game of badugi been played at the CarbonPoker website, it is one of the few sites where you can play badugi for free. Carbon have plenty of poker variations for you to play such as stud games, draw games, texas holdem, omaha and many more and the best thing about the site is that they even allow players from the USA to play at the cash tables. To play badugi at carbon, simply click on the link above, download the poker software and register an account. This won't take long and you can be playing badugi in minutes. Visit Carbon Poker.
Poker Nordica is another great site where you can play badugi card games and they also let players from the USA play. You can play poker games for free at Poker Nordica or deposit some money and play in the cash games. As well as badugi you can play a variety of different poker games including holdem, omaha, 5 card stud and draw, Ace to 5 lowball, 2 to 7 lowball, 7 card stud and 7 card stud high/Low and also Razz poker. They also have a selection of casino games including blackjack, roulette and caribbean stud to play if you feel like a change. Visit Poker Nordica.
You can play badugi for free on the play money tables, however if you want to play badugi for real money you have to be over the age of 18. When you make your first deposit you are given a sign up bonus of 100% plus an entry into a freeroll poker game. You will also need to to verify your age by sending the poker site some kind of proof. You should also check it is legal for you to do so in the place/state/country you live in.