Learn to play poker with our free interactive guide for beginners. In addition to the standard written text, you get valuable hands on practice with real cards dealt randomly for in real time. Get a head start on the popular poker game Texas Hold'em with basic information and strategy advice as well as Texas Hold'em specific practice exercises like starting pair value and best hand recognition. This is followed by an animated sample poker game with commentary on the rules and action of each player. The lessons end with an in depth look at the booming online poker room craze.