Option Alley

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Also known as Five Card Option

Statistics

Variant of
Five Card Stud
Type
Stud
Cards
5
Max Players
8
Betting Rounds
5
Max Cards Seen
6
Wild Cards
0
Source
Wikipedia

Rules

  1. Deal one card down to each player.
  2. Deal one card up to each player.
  3. Normal betting round, with the player with the high hand showing opening.
  4. Deal one card up to each player.
  5. Normal betting round, with the player with the high hand showing opening.
  6. Deal one card up to each player.
  7. Normal betting round, with the player with the high hand showing opening.
  8. Deal one card up to each player.
  9. Normal betting round, with the player with the high hand showing opening.
  10. Each player may twist one card for max bet.
  11. Normal betting round, with the player with the high hand showing opening.
  12. Each player simultaneously declares high or low. High declared high hand and lowest declared low hand split the pot.

Variants

Go for Broke
One down; One up; High bet; One up; High bet; One up; High bet; One down; High bet; Twist one; High bet; Coin in hand high/low; High bet; High splits with low counting
Myron's Game
One down; One up, can reject one; High bet; One up, can reject one; High bet; One up, can reject one; High bet; One up, can reject one; High bet; Twist one; High bet; High/low declare; Kings are wild going high
Pair No Pair
One down; One up; High bet; One up; High bet; One up; High bet; One down; High bet; Twist one; High bet; High/low cards speak; No pair low qualifier; Pair high qualifier