What is ‘Bola Tangkas’?
Bola Tangkas is a popular poker slot machine found in South East Asia, particularly in Indonesia, where it is from, and Malaysia. Its simple rules, based on the rules of seven stud poker, means it plays a prominent role in most large casinos in Indonesia. Those that live outside of South East Asia are more likely to find the game online at such sites as Bola Tangkas88. You can find versions of the game for tablets, mobiles, Windows and Macs.
‘Bola Tangkas’ Explained
A player needs to achieve one of the following hands to win:
• Royal Flush – 10, Jack, Queen and King of the same suit
• Straight Flush – Five cards in a row of the same suit
• Four of a kind – Four of the same cards
• Full house – Three of one card and two of another i.e. three kings and two aces
• Flush – Five cards in any order of the same suit.
• Straight – Five cards in a row of any suit i.e 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.
• Three of a kind – Three of the same cards
• Five of a kind – Four of the same cards plus two jokers
Bola Tangkas is a simple game. The one major difference between Bola Tangkas and other similar poker games is that in Bola Tangkas a player can use two jokers as any card. You start a game by inserting money in one of the machines and pressing deal. The machine will deal you seven cards.
You can then choose to discard up to two of them. There are four rounds, four chances of discarding cards, and you can place bets at the beginning of each one by pressing the bet button. The more money you bet, the more you will win.
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