There are many types of card games played in a casino, a bar or even at the comfort of your own home. Each country has its own unique and complex card game that other country will find it difficult to play and one of it is capsa stacking which is very popular in Indonesia.

Its popularity has even reached the online casino gaming in Indonesia since thousands of online casino players are hooked into this card game which is very similar to the very popular poker game.

If you’re interested about this Indonesian card game and want to learn the basics of it, here are some ways on how to play capsa stacking cara bermain capsa susun.

Capsa stacking card game consists of two, namely: capsa stacking and capsa slam. Capsa has a dealer just like poker.

Each player is dealt a certain number of cards faced down. Then there is a round of betting where you can Check, Bet or Fold. This stage of the game is known as pre-flop and what you should do is dependent on those hole cards, or starting hand. However, in  capsa stacking, each player is handed with 13 cards from the deck of 52 cards.

Each player must arrange these cards into three piles, the front, middle and back. Each card must be arranged to form a combination in such way that its value will be high enough to beat your opponent during the game. You should focus more on your center or the middle pile of cards when you form the combination.

After you’ve arranged all three piles, the dealer will then compare each player’s piles. If you have a weak or wrong combination then you will lose, the winning player which has the correct combination of cards that has high value is declared the winner. Every successful combination will earn a player a point. The stronger the combination the bigger the point the player earns.

Capsa stacking is known by several names and also differ according to the countries there, in Cantonese is called Sap Sam Cheung, which means 13 cards, in China called the Luosong Pai Jiu, which means Russian Pai Gow and in Vietnam is called XAP Xam Chuong, whereas in Uncle Sam’s country or the United States called the Chinese or Russian Poker Poker.

Capsa stacking game is played by using one set of playing cards whose numbers 52 cards without the joker card. For the sequence of cards in capsa stacking, the card 2 is the lowest card and A card is the highest card. To order flowers cards from highest to lowest are: Spade (Spades) > Heart (Heart) > Club (Curly) > Diamond (Diamonds).

The players then stack his 13 cards and must set the cards into three different piles, above, under and middle. Each level has a different count in piling this capsa card. Here are the combinations of cards that you can do when you play capsa stacking.

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  • Straight Flush
  • Four of A Kind/crab ( Siki )
  • Full House (Polo)
  • Flush
  • Straight / Series
  • Three of A Kind / Trees
  • Two Pair
  • Pair