Flush is as popular in the Indian
subcontinent as Poker is in America. You play
against the other players on the table, not
against the dealer. Skillful playing and sound
judgement of the opponenet's hand is crucial to
Three cards are
dealt to each player face down and betting begins. You
may either look at your hand or continue to play blind,
i.e. without knowing your hand. A player who moves after
looking at his cards has to put double the amount of the
Starting from the highest value,
the ranking descends in the following manner.
||Trail or Three of
a Kind: Three aces, three kings, and so
||Run or Sequence of
the Same Suit: AKQ, KQJ, QJ10 and so,
on, of the same suit.
Three cards in sequence, of mixed suits, lowest
Three cards of the same suit of color, may be in
any order. Winner is determined by highest card
Lowest is a pair of 2's and highest is a pair of
||None of the Above:
Highest is an ace.
If players have the
same hand, the player who asked for a "Show"
Once you have mastered Flush as
outlined above, the rules and skill of Marriage and Paplu
are a breeze. Ask at the table for an outline of the