Just like the regular poker game, Pai Gow is considered as the table game and it is included in category of casino. To play this game, what you need is just the standard 52-card deck with regular number plus one card consisting of Joker. Basically, the rules of this Pai Gow are so simple compared to the regular poker like Texas Holdem. What you need to do is just placing your bet. After that, every player on the table will deal with 7 cards and they must divide 7 cards to make 2 poker hands with perfect and high rank combination.
You need to make the standard result consisting of 5 cards and the 2 other cards. In this game, the combination with 5 cards is known as several names such as Big hand, high hand, bottom hand or behind hand. Meanwhile, the rest of 2 cards you hold will be known as low hand, minor hand, small hand and on top. When you want to make 2 hands from 7 cards, then you must arrange from the 5 card hand first. You need to make 5-card hand is higher than the other 2 cards. If you make 2 cards higher than other 5 cards, you will be in trouble.
To make the 5-card hand, you should know and remember the poker rank from high card to the Royal Flush. There are pairs and also flush as well as straight. If you are new in this game, it is hard for you to win the game because you need to remember and learn about the combination. However, if you are used to play regular poker, then you can win this game easily without learning the combination or even the card rank.
However, there is one difference in this game which is the use of Joker. Joker in this game will act as any card number to complete the possibility of card rank. For example, you want to make 3 of a kind and you have 2 cards of King and one 10 and one 6. That means, you need another King to complete this combination and you can make Joker as King. Pai Gow in dewapoker is quite popular and many players even at the concert also can play it because of the easiness.