Any Poker Dealers Here?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by jaxxster, May 17, 2007.

  1. jaxxster

    jaxxster The Heretic

    Oct 31, 2006
    South East London
    So I need a bit of help. Anyone able to point me in the direction of some good dealing tutorials? I know how to play and the rules just not how to deal properly. I have an interview/training session next week at a loacal card club and would love to become a dealer.
  2. waterboy100

    waterboy100 Member

    Jan 30, 2007
    United States
  3. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United States
    I assume poker = texas hold 'em here and you are only dealing (not playing like blackjack or something). waterboy100 already threw a link that is as good as any I have.

    In my opinion there are two types of dealing:
    contest style: Basically you shut up and deal
    game with friends: I take turns when I play with friends and family.

    Either way you really need to know the rules (normal and custom) intricately and make sure people follow them (people tend to resent having to up the blinds late in the game).

    Leave the fancy theatrics out of though until you get a good set of cards and a good surface.

    Guess that leave me to wish you luck as well.
  4. Shelleeson

    Shelleeson GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jan 30, 2007
    i'm here....silly.
    from the man behind me (his words not mine) any a'hole can be a dealer (i have to say at this point he worked in a casino for 15 years). [​IMG]
    my words - the best way to learn how to deal properly is to wait until you go onto the training school because they will take you through all the steps.
    they will not necessarily give you brownie points for coming in knowing bits and pieces.