Online poker is becoming a very popular activity across all spectrums of society. This is partly to do with the variety of the game. There are several types of poker that can be played in online forums, all of which have different rules and playing styles.
Here are three of the most popular:
This is widely regarded as the most popular version of the game to be found online. This game relies heavily on strategy but is suitable for play by novices. Within this type of game, there are several sub-varieties, with two of the most common being Limit Texas Hold’Em and No Limit Texas Hold-Em. The latter is more serious as it has no minimum wager allowing players to take huge risks. Read the rules here: https://www.briggsoft.com/docs/pmavens/PMHoldem.htm.
This is the most traditional version of the game, commencing with a forced bet that makes all players reveal their lowest card. Online, you can find three versions of this game: Card Stud Hi, Card Stud Hi-Lo and Razz.
Increasing in popularity in the online forums, Omaha poker is similar to Texas Hold’Em and comes in two varieties: Omaha Hi and Omaha Hi-Lo. See here for instructions on how to play: http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/how-to-play-omaha-poker.htm.