Online Draw Poker is usually only played in two venues. There is the ever popular video poker where you are playing against no one but the odds. Then, there is the multiplayer poker that is interactive with other people online.
Video poker is one of the most popular games because you are not playing against anyone. You are just playing draw poker by yourself. The better the hand you get, the more money you win. The cut off for a wining hand in traditional video poker is a pair of Jacks or better.
Multiplayer Online Draw Poker
Multiplayer online Draw Poker is where you play against real people over the internet. It is a way to get your gambling cravings filled while testing your skills against other poker players. It employs the same rules as if you were playing at a casino or in your den. The only difference is that you are on your computer and so are you opponents.
When playing online, you are still going to be playing for real money. That means that you are going to have to set up an account that will allow you to bet and hold money. If you lose, it is gone. If you win, you can collect.