Three-Card Poker is played with a standard deck of 52 cards. The game is played with up to six players, plus a player/dealer. The house dealer deals game. Players must make an Ante Wager and/or any optional bonus bet, and pay collection to be dealt in. Players receive three cards face down. Players are only allowed to use one hand when checking cards. A second hand may be played providing the second hand Ante Bet is equal to or less than the Ante Bet of the first hand. The first hand must be completed before viewing the second hand. The player/dealer receives three cards, two face down and one face up. Once players inspect their hand, they have two options:
- Fold hand forfeiting the Ante and any Bonus Bet.
- Stay in the game by making a Play Bet, this bet must equal the Ante.