Red Dog Poker

July 26, 2014

Last updated: Sep 20, 2006

In the game of Red Dog Poker a player does not compete against the dealer as only one hand of cards is dealt.

A player wagers if the 3rd card will fit the spread between the first two cards.

Playing Red Dog

  • The player makes an initial (ANTE) bet.
  • Two cards are dealt - see card values.
  • If the two cards are consecutive, it's a Push, initial bet is returned, another game must be initiated.
  • If two cards are equal a third card is drawn. If the third card is equal to first two (Three of a Kind) player wins. Otherwise the game is a Push.
  • If two cards are not consecutive (there is a spread betwen them), the player decides weathere to Raise (Double his initial or ANTE bet) or Call (continue with initial bet).
  • The third card is dealt.
  • If the third card falls between the first set of cards, the player wins. Winnings are paid accordind to payout schedule

Card values for Red Dog

Red Dog is usually played with one decks of 52 cards where card suits have no meaning.

The Two of Clubs The Three of Clubs The Four of Clubs The Five of Clubs The Six of Clubs The Seven of Clubs The Eight of Clubs The Nine of Clubs The Ten of Hearts face value - 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
The Jack of Clubs Jacks are worth 11
The Queen of Clubs Queens are worth 12
The King of Clubs Kings are worth 13
The Ace of Clubs Aces are worth 14

Payout Schedule

Spread between the two cardsPayout on 3rd card
1 card5:1
2 cards4:1
3 cards2:1
4 to 11 cardsEven Money
ConsecutivesPush (Bet Returned)
PairsPush (Bet Returned)
Three of a Kind11:1

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Red Dog Poker Online

Red Dog Poker is a popular card game and available almost at every online casino. Software providers offer game under the same rules, of course, there are some differences in Player's Interface and bet limits.