Capsa Susun is one of the most popular online gambling games of Asia. It has picked up so much that it has a large number of followers playing the game daily in Jakarta alone. The game is usually played by 2 to 4 players and uses a deck of 52 cards.
Objective of the Game
As a player, you should try to arrange your 13 cards in 3 poker hands. Two poker hands will be of 5 cards each and the third poker hand will be of 3 cards. However, you are not done yet. These 3 poker hands should beat the poker hands made by the other players on the table.
Details of the Poker Hands
Like mentioned earlier, you have to make 3 poker hands. These 3 poker hands are called:
- Front Hand: This is the hand with 3 cards
- Middle Hand: This is one hand with 5 cards
- Back Hand: This is the other hand with 5 cards
Now in terms of quality of hands, the back hand should be better than the middle hand and the middle hand should be better than the front hand.
The standard poker ranking to score hand types from low to high are:
- High card
- One paid
- Two paid
- Three of a kind
- Full house
- Four of a kind
- Straight flush
- Royal flush
Scoring Pattern for the Game
The game is played on point basis. Every player wins 1 point for every hand that they win. If there are two players playing the game and a player wins all three hands from the other then he scores x2 points. If there are four players playing the game and if one player wins all three hands from all the other players then he scores x4 points.