The popularity of Indonesian game of Domino Qiu Qiu has grown with the growth of internet. Also known as 99 domino poker, this Indonesian game is very much similar to the Chinese game of Pai Gow.
With the growing connectedness ushered in by the internet, the domino poker game has gone online and introduced a more global level of competitiveness. The cash induced strategies of many online gaming platforms has been accepted by wide arms by the people.
Fundamentals of the Dominos Poker Game
The game is usually played with a set of 28 dominos or small cards. In the online arena the cards are used. Before the game begins the players are required to put in some amount of money in a pot. In online scenario, you have to deposit some money in the bag before the cards are dealt. After this, each player is dealt 3 cards. Once you have your cards, you evaluate them and either bet, call, raise, or fold.
If only one player has placed a bet and others have folded then he can take away the deposited money without showing his cards. But if others have not folded, then a fourth card is dealt after which there is one more round of betting.
After this round of betting is done, the players are required to show their cards and hands made. The one with the highest hand takes away the money.
Key Tricks of the Game
The real trick of the game lies in deciding when to bet and when to fold. Most seasoned players employ various tactics and strategies to make this decision. They often bluff or use mathematical and statistical analysis to decide the right time for them to fold their cards or to place a bet or raise the existing bet.