Game: Banker and
The game of
Banker and Broker is fast and furious and those who like to bet better know how
to do so fast with this game! This game has lots of different variations and is
also known as blind hooker and Dutch bank.
A standard deck of cards and cash or betting chips are all that is needed.
For Banker and
Broker at least two players are needed.
The rank of
cards is normal and suits are not ranked.
Players try to
bet on a card that is higher than the card the banker bet on.
The first banker
is chosen by cut.
Shuffle and Cut
Shuffle and cut
in Banker and Broker is normal.
limits depend on what the players agree upon.
Basic Game Play
The basic game
play is as follows.
the banker takes several sections from the deck of cards. Each section is for a
player as well as the dealer.
player will then bet on his section of cards by either laying cash or chips by
- Then, the
sections are all turned over by the banker to reveal the bottom card.
the cards that have a lower denomination than the banker's card will lose their
bets to the dealer. Cards that have a higher denomination than the dealers' are
paid 1 to 1.
bottom card is sometimes discarded or a section on the bottom will be unused
after the cut.
- The bets
may be placed either before the cut or after the cut.
number of sections depends on the variation. The dealer may cut two sections
for the players and one for himself. In this variation the players bet on
either or both of the player sections. The dealer may choose to cut sections
for all players, up to seven, and one for himself. Or, the dealer can vary the
amount of sections from hand to hand and the players bet however they like.
- When the
banker's denomination equals one that the player bet on then either the banker
wins or the player's bet will be returned.
- Change of
banker depends on the variation. It can pass one player to the left after each
game, or it can be cut for after each game.