8-game

8-game is a poker game where eight poker variants are played one after the other, with six hands played per variant.

The eight variants in 8-game, presented in their rotation order are as follows:


Certain variants are played Limit while others are No Limit and Pot Limit, the blinds can vary from one variant to another. Here is the table of the equivalents per limit:


Tables SB/BB in Limit Ante/Bring-in for razz and stud SB/BB in Pot Limit and No Limit Buy-in min/max
€0.05/€0.10 €0.02/€0.05 €0.01/€0.02 €0.01/€0.02 €1/€2
€0.10/€0.20 €0.05/€0.10 €0.02/€0.04 €0.02/€0.05 €2.50/€5
€0.25/€0.50 €0.12/€0.25 €0.05/€0.10 €0.05/€0.10 €5/€10
€0.50/€1 €0.25/€0.50 €0.10/€0.20 €0.10/€0.20 €10/€20
€1/€2 €0.50/€1 €0.20/€0.40 €0.25/€0.50 €25/€50
€2/€4 €1/€2 €0.30/€0.60 €0.50/€1 €50/€100
€3/€6 €1.50/€3 €0.50/€1 €0.75/€1.5 €75/€150
€5/€10 €2.50/€5 €1/€2 €1.25/€2.5 €125/€250
€10/€20 €5/€10 €2/€4 €2.50/€5 €250/€500
€25/€50 €12.50/€25 €5/€10 €5/€10 €500/€1,000
€50/€100 €25/€50 €10/€20 €10/€20 €1,000/€2,000

8-game is played with a maximum of six players per table (6-max).

The counter located to the top left of the table shows the number of hands left to play in the current variant before the next change. Note that in cash games, if the game is interrupted due to the players, the counter is not reset to zero: the game will continue at the hand and variant where it was stopped.

 

 

5-game


5-game is a reduced version of 8-game where five poker variants are played one after the other, with one orbit of the table played per variant.

The five variants played in 5-game, presented in their rotation order are as follows:

 

Unlike 8-game, which includes No Limit and Pot Limit, 5-game is played only Limit which means that the betting amounts are fixed and limited.

On Winamax, 5-game is available only in short-handed tournament format (6-max).