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Win Three Cards


Golden Flower is a kind of folk game and popular throughout the country. It also called Win Three Cards, uses a deck of cards without 2 Joker Cards, total 52 poker cards. Players get 3 cards and compare the card type with other players, and the game is easy to play. In this game, players can bet on Dragon or Phoenix, and other special cards type.

Win Three Cards is a card game offered by Asia Gaming, a studio of live dealers for Internet casinos. If forced to compare it to other games, it has elements of both baccarat and Three Card Poker.

Win Three Cards

How to Play Win Three Cards

The objective of the game is to compare the hand rankings of Dragon and Phoenix to determine the outcome of the game. The hand with the higher ranking wins.

How to Win Win Three Cards

Win Three Cards Instructions and Bet Options

  • 1. Select the amount you would like to wager and drag it on the betting area (Pair 8 Plus/Flush/Straight/Three of a kind/Straight Flush)
  • 2. When the players are betting, the dealer deals 3 face down cards to Dragon and Phoenix.
  • 3. After the countdown ends, the dealer will scan every card.
  • 4. Compare the hand rankings between Dragon and Phoenix and decided win or lose.

Win Three Cards Instructions and Bet Options

Win Three Cards Game Instructions

The game uses 52 cards(excluding Joker). Three cards are dealt to Dragon and Phoenix every game round. The hand with the higher ranking wins. If the hand rankings of Dragon and Phoenix are the same, the dealer then compares the highest card value of each hand. If the hand rankings and card values of Dragon and Phoenix are exactly the same, the game is a draw and all bets are returned to players. Players can bet on the following bet types:

  • Dragon
  • Phoenix
  • Pair 8 Plus (Pair 9-Pair A, Flush, Straight, Three of a kind, Straight Flush)
  • Straight
  • Flush
  • Straight Flush
  • Three of a kind

Note: If players bet on “Dragon” and “Phoenix” at the same time, the valid bets will be counted as hedging.

Win Three Cards Card Type

Card TypeDescriptionPoker Diagram
235 Three cards of 2, 3, 5 of different suits; or, any two cards of 2, 3, 5 of the same suit and the other one of different suit. Win Three Cards Card Type - 235
Three of a kind Three cards of the same value. Win Three Cards Card Type - Three of a kind
Straight Flush Three cards in sequence of the same suit. Win Three Cards Card Type - Straight Flush
Flush Three card of the same suit but not in sequence. Win Three Cards Card Type - Flush
Straight Three cards in sequence of mixed suit. Win Three Cards Card Type - Straight
Pair Two cards of same rank. Win Three Cards Card Type - Pair
High Card A hand with no above listed combination is valued by the highest value card.  

Win Three Cards Big/Small

Card Rankings: A > K > Q > J > 10 > 9 > 8 > 7 > 6 > 5 > 4 > 3 > 2 ,the suits of the cards do not affect their card rankings.

Win Three Cards Big/Small

Three of a kind > Straight Flush > Flush > Straight > One Pair > High Card

235 > Three of a kind

If a game has 235 and Three of a kind, 235 has a higher ranking than Three of a Kind.

High Card > 235

When there is no Three of a kind hand in the game, 235 will be the smallest high card.

One Pair

If Dragon and Phoenix hands are both a Pair ranking, the card value of each Pair will determine the winning hand. If the card values of the Pairs are the same, the value of the third card in the hand will determine the winning hand.

Three of a kind, Flush, High Card

If both Dragon and Phoenix have the same hand ranking, as detailed above, such as Three of a Kind, Straight Flush etc, the highest value card in the hand will determine which the winning hand is.

Straight Flush, Straight

AKQ> KQJ> ......> 432> 32A

Win Three Cards Big/Small

(Remark only when straight flush and straight appear, Ace could be counted as 1 point or 11 points, other card types remain Ace as the 11 points.)

Win Three Cards Payoff

Bet-OptionsPayoff
Dragon 1 : 0.97
Phoenix 1 : 0.97
Pair 8 Plus
(Contains Pair 9-Pair A /Straight /Flush /Straight Flush /Three of a kind)
1 : 2
Straight 1 : 7
Flush 1 : 8
Straight Flush 1 : 100
Three of a kind 1 : 120

Note: Player placed bet for any one of above card type, it will only be considered as a win when the card type has been met

Example:

1. Player placed bet in "Straight", if Dragon wins with "Straight" card, the payout will be 1:7.

2. Player placed bet in "Straigh", result shown Dragon's card type is "Straight" and Phoenix's card type is "Flush", then Player placed bet in "Straight" will considered as lose.

Win Three Cards Notes

  • Minimum and maximum bets are based on table limits. Player can place bets within the combined range of the table's playtype bet limit and the player's personal bet limit. If you would like to adjust your personal bet limits,please contact customer services.
  • When cards are being dealt by the dealer and the system is unable to read the card, the dealer will scan the card again until the system has read the card (if the system is still unable to read the card, the current round will be cancelled and all bets will be returned).
  • In case of incorrect settlement, bets will be re-settled based on the current video result.
  • In the event of network failure preventing the completion of a game, the game will be cancelled and all bets returned.

Win Three Cards Analysis

The following table shows my analysis of the Dragon and Phoenix bets. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 2.50%.

Dragon and Phoenix Analysis

HandPaysCombinationsProbabilityReturn
Win 0.95 203,359,936 0.499447 0.474474
Tie 0 450,528 0.001106 0.000000
Loss -1 203,359,936 0.499447 -0.499447
Total   407,170,400 1.000000 -0.024972

The following table shows my analysis of all the side bets. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 2.50%. The right column shows the house edge on the side bets range from 9.13% to 56.40%

Side Bet Analysis

BetPaysWinning
Combinations
Probability
Win
Return
Three of a kind 120 2,059,384 0.005058 -0.388007
Straight flush 100 1,757,624 0.004317 -0.564015
Flush 8 39,064,960 0.095943 -0.136517
Straight 7 24,584,424 0.060379 -0.516970
Pair 8 Plus 2 123,334,232 0.302906 -0.091283