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The Weekly PokerNews Quiz: Guessing Games

01-21-2017 31520 responses Top results

For poker players who venture beyond just no-limit hold'em, the popular "8-game mix" is a great option for testing out new poker variants. Especially for those who play online poker, 8-game cash games and tournaments are available any time, around the clock.

The 8-game mix features a rotation of 2-7 triple draw, limit hold'em, Omaha hi-lo, razz, seven-card stud, seven-card stud hi-lo, pot-limit Omaha, and no-limit hold'em.

For today's installment of The Weekly PokerNews Quiz, answer these eight multiple choice questions testing your knowledge of the games included in the 8-game mix. Hint: each of the games is the correct answer exactly once.

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Question 1

In which game does the player with the lowest exposed card pay the “bring-in”?

Question 2

In which of the following games must you always use two of your hole cards along with three community cards to make a five-card poker hand?

Question 3

Which of the following is not a “flop game"?

Question 4

In which game is 7-5-4-3-2 the best possible hand?

Question 5

In which fixed-limit betting game do the bets double on fourth street?

Question 6

Which of the following games does not involve antes?

Question 7

In which game do neither flushes nor straights count?

Question 8

In which game are players described as opening the action with a raise of “2.5x” or “3x” (or the like)?

What do you think?