If you have ever played Acey Deucey or In Between as a kid, then you already know the basics of Red Dog. This is a simple poker variation in which all players place their bets in a pot and two cards are dealt to the first player. As a player, you have an option of wagering any amount of money up to the full amount in the pot. You will then take a third card and hope its numerical value is in between your first two cards, so as to win your bet. If, however, you get a third card that is outside the two cards or equivalent to either of the two cards, you lose your bet and you must put your wager in the pot. In the home game, Aces are low or high, so with two Aces you get a 12-card spread. For the casino game, the higher your spread, the lower the payoff, and Aces are always high.