3 Card Brag

Teen Patti Is Brag’s Asian Half-Brother

Monday, Nov. 8th 2010 11:43 AM

If three card brag is a traditional British card game then Teen Patti is brag’s Asian half-brother. Teen Patti is a gambling card game that bares a tremendous similarity to three card brag. These similarities can almost certainly be accredited to the march of the British Empire that colonised much of the Indian subcontinent, leaving behind many British traditions including playing cards and card games.

Teen Patti has many similarities to three card brag such as a prial, or a ‘trial’ as it’s known in Teen Patti, being the strongest hand and betting similarities like antes, calling and raising. Players also have the option to play blind during a game of Teen Patti as they would in a game of three card brag.

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