Six-plus Hold’em Poker
6+ Hold’em is a popular ‘short deck’ poker format that plays much like Texas Hold’em, but with a few exciting differences:
All cards lower than a six are removed from the deck
Everyone posts an ante and only the button posts a blind – known as the ‘button blind’
A flush beats a full-house and Ace, 6, 7, 8, 9 is classified as a straight
All MSO 2021 poker tournaments will take place on PokerStars (PokerStars.net, or using your local PokerStars client). Tournaments will use Play Money and are available to players over 18 years old. Players from any country may enter.
The tournaments will only be available to join in PokerStars in the hour leading up to the start. Click on Tools (or use Ctrl+T / Cmd+T) and search for the Tournament ID (will be added below in due course). Please register here and give your PokerStars username in order to be eligible for MSO medals and to score points towards the Pentamind World Championship and Amateur Poker World Championship.
The player with the top 5 Pentamind scores from all of the Poker events will be crowned the Amateur Poker World Champion.
Tournament ID on PokerStars – 3239775850
- event_id: POH6