Casino Hold’em is a live poker game featuring live dealers in a real-time stream. The objective of the game is to beat the dealer with a five-card poker hand. This live casino experience will raise your expectations of playing online blackjack, roulette and poker – playing live is a thrilling way to play!
To play Live Casino Hold’em:
A winning hand for the Ante or AA Bet will be paid according to the table below:
AA Bet Payout:
Ante Bet Payout:
100 – 1
100 – 1
50 – 1
20 – 1
Four of a Kind
40 – 1
10 – 1
30 – 1
3 – 1
20 – 1
2 – 1
Straight or Lower
7 – 1
1 – 1
These buttons are needed when playing Live Casino Hold’em Poker:
Clear Bets – removes all chips from the table and starts again.
Call – doubles the Ante Bet and continues play in the round.
Fold – forfeits all bets and ends the round.
Rebet – makes the same bet as the previous round.
Confirm Bet – confirms the bets that are currently placed on the table. Unconfirmed bets will not be accepted in this game round.
Tip – gives the live dealer a tip. Place a chip on the Tip Stack and press Confirm to tip the live dealer.
There are three panels on the top half of the game window:
Live Dealer Feed:
The main video of the live dealer is in the centre of the screen. Click the button on the top left of the screen to hide the feed. Click again to show the feed again. You can switch to several different views by clicking the numbered buttons.
Full Window Mode:
Click on the button on the top right of the screen to enable Full Window Mode (if available). This will enlarge the screen and integrate the betting table into the main feed. Click on the Simple Mode button on the top right of the screen to go back to the standard view.
Game Information Panels:
The left-hand panel will show the bet and win amounts for the current round.
The right-hand panel will give information such as the name of the dealer.
Type a message into the Chat Panel and click Send. Your message will appear on screen.
The Casino Toolbar runs along the upper and lower edges of the screen. It holds tools and information specific to the game and your William Hill Casino account:
Game Balance – shows your current remaining balance to play online casino games.
Cashier – select to launch the main banking menu. You can use the Cashier to make a withdrawal or deposit. It can also be used to explore other options like your transaction history.
Play for Real Money – press to play online casino games for real money. Please note that this option is only applicable if you are playing games in Fun Mode.
Menu – click to access the following further tools and help options:
Close – press to end the current game session and return to the casino lobby.
Quick Deposit – add funds to your account without opening the Cashier. A list of deposit options can appear in a pop up window (once per session) if your balance drops below a certain level.
Gadget Bar – choose a gadget (if at least one is enabled) from the menu on the right-hand side of the screen. The gadgets can include mini casino games, which can be played alongside the main game. The Gadget Bar can also hold information on casino bonus offers and promotions from William Hill.
Note on Disconnections:
If internet connection is lost while playing a game round, you can re-establish your connection and log into the casino again. At that point, you will be redirected back to the standard (non-live) version of Casino Hold’em to finish playing the round. Only the cards that were on the table at the point of disconnection will be carried over to finish the round. In some instances, the dealer’s cards will be revealed in the live feed after the disconnection. These cards will not be carried over.
Note on Malfunctions:
A game malfunction will void all bets.
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