Join the List
You must first register for a game with the poker host or manager by adding your name to the queue or list. Almost all casino poker rooms have a podium with a list of every game going on and who is waiting to sit down on a board or, more frequently, on television monitors. Inquire with a server or other casino staff if unsure where to go. They’ll direct you on the appropriate path.
If any games are “open” or have seats, you can inquire once you’ve found the location; if not, you should sign up for a few games. You’ll always find Hold’em, but there might also be games of Omaha or Seven-card stud. They ought to provide a list of the many game types. The limits, or wagering amounts, for each game and whether it is a limit or no limit game will also be listed. It’s advisable to stick to the lowest limit tables on your first visit, which will probably be a $1/2 no-limit hold’em game or a $2/4 or $3/6 limit hold ’em game.
Your initials and the list(s) you want to be included should be sent to the poker host and presto! You’ve finished.
Find the cage and acquire some chips while waiting for your initials to be called. You can tell the staff on the cell that you are purchasing a $1/2 no-limit game or a $3/6 limit game, and they will give you the appropriate chips. They will know precisely what kind of chips you’ll need for your game. Although the minimum buy-in for each game is $100, you can also ask the poker host what it is and buy that much instead. Most establishments prefer that you sit down with chips rather than delay the game while you receive your first buy-in at the table. However, you can always purchase more at the table if you need extra chips.
If they ask for a brand-new game or table, that’s an exception. Then a dealer usually sits down with racks of chips you can purchase. Additionally, several casinos employ chip runners to obtain your chips on your behalf. Despite all, there is never a disadvantage to having your chips ready.
The real fun may begin after joining the poker room’s line.