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Rather than compete with the other players at the table, Novelty poker games pit you against the dealer or a pay table. Some of the rules and pay tables may vary slightly by casino, but each game has its own unique spin on the poker classics.

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Ultimate Texas Hold’em

Like your poker with a little less competition? Ultimate Texas Hold’em offers a unique take on traditional Texas Hold’em by pitting players against the dealer, not one another.

Object of the Game

Win bets by forming a five-card poker hand that ranks higher than the dealer’s hand.


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Unlike many poker games where the house takes a cut of each winning hand, in Ultimate Texas Hold’em a mathematical house edge is built into the game, similar to slots.

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