3 Card Brag

Casino Brag At BetFred Brag

Thursday, May. 26th 2011 10:46 PM

BetFred Brag is one of the few places that three card brag players can find their favourite card game available to play against other real people online, but it’s not just this multiplayer version of three card brag that’s available from BetFred Brag. You can also play the single player game of casino brag at BetFred Brag too.

Casino brag is to three card brag what casino poker is to Texas Holdem. You don’t play casino brag against other players, your battle is against the house in a similar format to a game of blackjack. The aim of the game is to get a better hand than the dealer. However, you can also win bonus prizes for being dealt pairs, prials, runs and running flushes. These prizes are separate from the main game and do not affect the outcome of the main game.

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Three Card Brag Side Bets

Saturday, Apr. 9th 2011 9:26 PM

When playing three card brag, many players opt to include a side bet in their game. Three card brag side bets are additional antes or buy-ins that are added to a separate pot and paid out when a certain hand is dealt or another playing condition is met. Side bets add an extra dimension to the game and can offer new tactics of play as well.

One brag side bet that is often used is 2-2-?. Any player that manages to win a hand while holding a pair of two’s and a spare card walks away with the side bet pot. However, many players decide on a different condition for winning the side bet each time they come together to play, before they shuffle up and deal the cards.

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Three Card Brag Wild Cards

Sunday, Mar. 6th 2011 8:14 PM

Over the past six months or so there has been somewhat of an online three card brag explosion, with various sites now offering you the opportunity to play cash tables and tournaments as you would at an online poker site, but this does confine your playing to the rules of the site. This means that you are unable to play three card brag wild cards and other rule and game variations online.

Wild cards, or floaters as they’re sometimes called, are predetermined cards of a certain value that can be used as a substitute to complete a hand. For example, if twos are the chosen wild cards and you are dealt 3, 3, 2 you would be able to play it as a prial of threes, using the two as a substitute for the final missing three. Even though wild cards are found when playing three card brag and other variations, they are most often found when playing four or five card brag

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Play Some Three Card Brag This Christmas

Friday, Dec. 24th 2010 1:51 AM

If you’re looking for a way to fill the sometimes boring afternoon following tomorrow’s Christmas feast there’s one pastime that will be a hit for sure. Gather everybody around the table for and play some three card brag this Christmas.

This traditional British card game is no more appropriately played than over the post-Christmas dinner dining table while sipping a glass of single malt. These days the usual array of Trivial Pursuits, Pictionary and Monopoly isn’t everybody’s cup of tea but we play along anyway in the spirit of Christmas but why not mix things up by breaking out the playing cards and having a festive flutter among friends?

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Brag Game Variants

Saturday, Nov. 13th 2010 1:41 AM

Three card brag is a traditional British card game with roots that date back to the 16th century and like any good card game three card brag has developed spin-off games. There are many brag game variants, some more popular than others, some played for money and some that aren’t.

The rules of these many brag games vary from game to game. Some of these games use as few as four cards per player (just one more than the original three card brag game) and some use as many as fifteen cards per player. The name of most of these brag variants is a good indicator of the number of cards each player is dealt.

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