When a player has suited cards in the front, middle, and back hands this is a Clean Sweep.
When a player has straights in the front back and middle hands this is a Clean Sweep hand.
A Clean Sweep hand consisting of 6 pairs (4 of a kind can count as two pair).
A Clean Sweep hand consisting of exactly 12 cards of one color and a 1 3th off suit card.
A Clean Sweep hand consisting entirely of either hearts and diamonds; OR clubs and spades.
The stronger of the two 5 card hands a player must make out of his 13 starting cards.
A clean sweep is a special hand that automatically wins. Clean sweep hands have special ranks and win assigned amounts of points. It is commonto see clean sweeps in Eastern style Chinese Poker.
The round puck that indicates which players is dealing the cards each turn. Action continues in a clockwise manner starting from the puck.
The highest possible hand in “Western” style Chinese poker. It contains one card of every value.
The 3 card hand a player must make out of his 13 starting cards.
The weaker of the two 5 card hands that a player must make out of his 13 starting cards.
The card game from which Chinese Poker was originally derived.
Chinese Poker is referred to as “Pepito” in Hawaii.
When you beat another opponent’s hand you are awarded a point. these points usually have a dollar value.
Chinese Poker is known as “Pusoy” in the Philippines. Pusoy is the Philippino word for “poker”.
The game Big 2 is know as “Pusoy Dos” in the Phillipines. Translated into english, Pusoy Dos means “Poker Two”.
Chinese Poker is commonly referred to as “Russian Poker” in North America.
The scoring of a hand occurs when all players turn their cards face up and compare them.
The original 13 cards dealt to a player in Chinese Poker. These 13 cards are then arranged into 3 hands.
In Chinese Poker, a player may surrender their cards before the scoring of the hand, thus removing them from the current betting round. They do, however, pay a penalty to the other players.
Xap Xam Chuong:
Vietnamese term for Chinese Poker.