CASINO TABLE GAMES
The casino ‘Table Games’ section at LV BET includes dozens of timeless table games, including poker, blackjack, baccarat and roulette. These games have evolved considerably throughout the years, and numerous variants have emerged across the world. Thanks to the ingenuity of game providers like Evolution, Microgaming, Wizard Games and Wazdan, players have plenty of new ways to enjoy the classics.
Want to learn more about the most popular table games at LV BET? You’ve come to the right place! We’ll take a closer look at what table games are all about and explore popular casino games like pai gow poker, three-card poker, roulette, craps, blackjack and baccarat.
ONLINE TABLE GAMES AND LIVE CASINO GAMES — WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
If you’re playing on the casino floor of your favourite establishment, the differences between online and live table games might not be apparent. But in the world of online casinos, these differences are stark!
At LV BET, you will find a section dedicated to table games at our Casino, and a completely separate offering at our Live Casino. Online casino table games are simplified digital versions of their live counterparts and are played against an algorithm — not the dealer. In fact, there will be no dealer present at all.
Live games, on the other hand, are streamed live from one of the many real casino studios around the globe and are always hosted by a live dealer. Games like Evolution’s Ultimate Texas Hold’em Poker or Three Card Poker, for example, are engaging and entertaining, aiming to immerse the player in an authentic casino-floor environment.
The differences don’t stop at the aesthetics and setting — the games themselves vary greatly. Players will encounter different rules and side bets as they play, for example. Additionally, there is no Live Chat function; these games are meant to be enjoyed solo in first person.
Although online table games are not the easiest games to play, the rules are generally simple enough to follow. Let’s take a look at some of the best table games at LV BET.
Five-card poker is a broad category of online table games, comprising five-card draw, video poker and some community poker games. The rules will vary from one game to another, so we highly recommend familiarising yourself with them before putting your cash funds on the line.
Generally, you will have to place an Ante bet, followed by a Play bet if you wish to proceed with the round. Some games, like video poker, are a lot more similar to online slots but may offer the ability to hold cards in place and replace the others (just like in five-card draw).
To understand five-card poker, or any game of poker for that matter, you need to know the hand rankings as well as you know the back of your own hand. These are far from the easiest games to play, and you will stand to benefit from additional research before you bet. Take a moment to get to know poker terminology as well, so you’re well aware of what’s going on when the dealer announces a win with a queen high or calls for action after community cards have been drawn.
PAI GOW POKER
Pai gow poker, also known as double-hand poker, is based on the ancient Chinese game of dominoes. Mix pai gow with the American game of poker, and you have an exciting new variant played with a standard deck of 52 cards and one joker. The objective in pai gow poker is to form two hands, one with five cards (the ‘big’) and the other with two (the ‘small’), out of seven dealt cards. The better the hands, the more likely you are to beat the dealer and their two hands.
The joker is a wild card in some casinos, but most pai gow tables play the joker as a bug, which means that it has limited capabilities as a wild. Most commonly, the one joker can be used to complete a straight or flush; otherwise, it’s an ace.
Unfortunately, pai gow poker is currently unavailable at LV BET — but keep your eyes peeled for this exciting addition in the future.
Our First Person Craps table is an excellent choice for casino players who enjoy dice games. This table game is played with two dice, and the objective is to predict the roll outcome of said dice. There are two gameplay phases in craps and multiple bets that you can place, each with its own payout and winning conditions. Note that the bet types will differ depending on the phase during which you are betting!
The popular game of baccarat can be found in all online casinos and is a favourite for many players due to its straightforward rules and fast-paced gameplay. There are several types of baccarat: Banque, Chemin de Fer and Punto Banco.
At the beginning of each round, you need to choose between one of three possible outcomes to bet on — you can bet on Player, Banker or Tie. The cards’ values are as follows: cards two to nine take their numerical value, while 10 and face cards are worth zero points.
Then, the dealer hands out two cards each to the Player and Banker, and the hand with the value closest to nine wins. If the hand's total value exceeds nine, the first digit is dropped, and only the second digit is taken into account. If the Player’s hand is a nine and seven (total of 16), for example, then the hand is valued at six.
Another card may be added on top of the two cards already dealt, but this depends on the Third Card Rule. Before you play, make sure to take a look at the game rules, which will detail everything you need to know, from minimum wagers and payout odds to side bets and rules for drawing a third card. Playing online has its advantages, one of which is that you don’t have to memorise the Third Card Rule — if the first two cards meet the conditions, a third card will be dealt automatically.
Blackjack is another casino classic with great odds and a low house edge. Its rules are simple: you and the dealer receive two cards each, and your task is to beat the dealer’s hand by trying to get as close as possible to a value of 21. If you exceed this value, you go bust and lose the round instantly.
Blackjack card values differ from baccarat; cards two through 10 take their numerical values, while face cards are all worth 10. Aces are the exception and can be counted as one or 11, depending on the state of the hand. The rules and available actions will differ from one blackjack table to another, so make sure to read through them before you play. Generally, players bet at the start of the round, after which two cards are dealt. Then, players must choose whether to hit (draw another card) or stand (keep the hand as is). The options to take insurance, split, double down or surrender may also be available. If the blackjack table offers any optional bets, they can be placed during the opening betting window. Additionally, the dealer’s hand must abide by specific hit or stand rules.
Blackjack is one of the table games where strategy can help you reduce the casino’s advantage and turn the odds in your favour. By learning the fundamental card values and all the best actions recommended for each possible scenario, according to basic blackjack strategy, you may increase your chances of winning.
Roulette is considered one of the most intriguing games of chance, offering a variety of betting options and odds. The diversity of wagers and the availability of even-money bets make the game an excellent choice for players who enjoy using progression-based betting strategies.
There are several types of roulette: European, French and American. European is the most widespread roulette table, as it offers favourable odds and a single-zero pocket. In contrast, American tables include a double-zero pocket, which significantly increases the house edge. French tables are quite similar to European tables, but offer two additional rules that work in the player’s favour and can reduce the house edge even further.
The game's objective is to successfully predict the winning number by placing bets directly on it or on a group of numbers that includes it. Bets are placed at the start of the round and can cover a variety of groupings, like red/black, odd/even, high/low or bets that back an entire column or specific section of the wheel.
The dealer, known as a croupier, will then launch a small ball along the wheel's rim. The ball eventually loses momentum and descends into one of the numbered pockets — that’s the winning number!
Don’t know where to start? Here are some of our most popular games:
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PLAY TABLE GAMES FOR FREE — DEMO MODE
Try playing table games for free through the demo mode before you browse through recommended casino sites and commit to a first deposit and real wagers. The demo mode is an alternative version of the game with virtual wagers and winnings; although you can’t pocket any cash, you can use these free games to learn the rules and practise playing.
To access the demos at LV BET, you may need a registered account (depending on your jurisdiction); however, there is no minimum deposit amount — you can play for free without any restrictions or special conditions.
BEST TABLE GAMES FOR NEW PLAYERS
Before you choose a new casino game to play, we highly recommend that you take it for a spin through the free demo mode. You don’t have to place a real bet, as all wagers and winnings in the demo mode are virtual. Start with a game that has simple rules, like baccarat or blackjack, and take it from there.
HOW DO YOU INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING?
Nothing can increase your chances of winning when playing casino games. Knowledge and experience may help reduce the risk, but losses are inevitable.
If you’re looking for the best odds or the lowest edge, look through each game’s rules before you bet. The game rules will specify all wagers and their respective payout odds, as well as the relative RTP and gameplay instructions.
LIVE CASINO TABLE GAMES — ROULETTE, POKER, BLACKJACK, BACCARAT AND MORE!
If you enjoy table and card games but prefer to play in an authentic setting with a live dealer and other players, then our Live Casino is what you’re looking for. At LV BET, you’ll find hundreds of hand-selected games from providers like Evolution, LiveG24, BetGames, Pragmatic Play Live and Ezugi.
Whether you’re in the mood for a game of blackjack, a round of baccarat or want to try something entirely different — we have it all. Check out games like Golden Wealth Baccarat, Free Bet Blackjack, Side Bet City, Crazy Time and Monopoly Live; these live hits are guaranteed to offer an unforgettable experience!
TEXAS HOLD’EM POKER
When it comes to card games, poker is king, and the most popular of all is Texas hold ‘em. Players are dealt two hole cards by the dealer, who then adds three cards to the community pool. After the second betting round, another two community cards are added, and the player with the best five-card hand wins.
Unfortunately, most online tables are based on five-card draw or three-card poker, but you can try your hand at live games like Ultimate Texas Hold’em and Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker (where you can place wagers for a chance to win a share of the progressive jackpot). Games like Ultimate Texas Hold’em are played against the house, not other players, so the objective is to beat the dealer’s hand.
Online casinos offer a variety of tables with unique betting limits, side wagers and payout odds. Understanding the rules of this casino game is integral, so whether you’d like to try Evolution’s Three Card Poker or any other variant, make sure that you understand the table game through and through.
ONLINE CASINO BONUSES AND SPECIAL OFFERS
When playing at online casinos, you’ll come across promotional bonuses. These offers can grant bonus funds, bonus spins, cashback and other prizes, but always fall under a set of Terms and Conditions. These terms dictate how you can use the bonus spins and funds, as well as what it takes to redeem the rewards. Bonuses are a good way to boost your bankroll, but they’re not for everyone — you can enjoy your favourite games without claiming any offers.
New players may want to take a look at the Welcome Bonus, which is only available on the player’s first deposit, but note that bonus availability and rewards vary depending on the player’s jurisdiction.
Take a look at the ‘Promotions’ page at LV BET to see which bonuses you can claim.
✅ Which table game should new casino players choose?
New players should consider playing games with simple rules and straightforward gameplay. Baccarat and roulette are two games which can help you get started on your casino journey.
✅ How do you increase your chances of winning?
Online casinos advise players to play casino games in demo mode first, to familiarise themselves with basic rules and strategies. Although all casino games are games of luck, in-depth knowledge and experience may help increase your chances of winning.
✅ Where can you play exciting online table games?
LV BET online casino is home to a wide selection of table games, and you can also take advantage of the numerous bonuses which it offers to both new and active players.
✅ Which casino table games require skill?
Many casino players seek games which not only rely on luck but which also require some skill and strategy, such as blackjack and poker. In blackjack, you need to choose which actions to take, depending on the probability-based Basic Strategy chart.
On the other hand, the game of poker requires strategic betting, bluffing skills and the capability of reading other players and their moves. Poker tournaments are especially popular with players due to the competitive element and the equal chances of winning each player has.