Online gaming is now being conquered by poker rooms. Through these poker rooms, people all over the world can participate in the game without having to go to a casino. They can play anytime they want and whenever they want as long as they bring their laptops with an internet connection. These rooms have created so much traffic that they are in constant need to give the latest updates and tips for the players. 888, being one of the leading poker rooms, have created a website called 888 poker news just for providing updates, giveaways and tips. This enables the player to be in the know in their own poker community.
Additionally, the site also gives the newbie players lesson to be better in the game. One of the most basic lessons when it comes to poker is to know the poker hand rankings. In the topmost of ranking is the straight flush which means that cards are of similar shape, color and it should be in succession. Second is the four of a kind or quads which has four cards of exactly the same kind and an extra which could be any number. Then, comes the full house which is composed of three cards of the same kind and a pair. After that is the flush, composed of five similar-shaped cards and then the straight comes after. A straight is a hand with cards in succession. The last three are the three of kind, two pairs and the two of a kind.