The game of Lowball poker is played exactly like Draw poker, except that the lowest hand wins the pot.

All the players at the table must bet or fold their hand. No checking allowed.

Normally the game is played with blinds, and with an ante added.

Make sure you know the specifics of the game, before you sit down to play!

The most popular games in this category are California Lowball (ace-to-five lowball) and Kansas City lowball (deuce-to-seven lowball).

The best hand in California Lowball is A-2-3-4-5.

In Kansas City Lowball poker the best hand is 2-3-4-5-7.

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1. Straights and flushes do not count against your hand.

2. Jokers (if used) counts as the lowest card possible.

3. Check-raising in limit games are normaly not allowed.

4. Exposed cards of seven or under must be played.

5.Exposed card higher than a seven must be replaced after the end of the deal.

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The rules for "deuce-to-seven" are the same as those for "ace-to-five" , except that:

1. The best hand is 2-3-4-5-7 unsuited.

2. Straights and flushes count against you.

3. The ace is used only as a high card.

4. A pair of aces is the highest pair, so it will lose to any other pair.

5. Before the draw, an exposed card of 2-3-4-5-6-7 must be played. All others must be replaced.

6. Check-raising is allowed.

7. A seven or better is not required to bet.

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