There are two differences in Crazy Pineapple that make it different from Hold'Em. They are that instead of two hole cards, you are dealt three hole cards, and then must discard one of the cards after the flop. So for example if you are dealt:
And the flop is:
you'd be discarding the
while on a flop of
you would be discarding the .
Crazy Pineapple 8/b or Hi/Lo:
Also available on-line is Crazy Pineapple 8/b. The rules for this are as listed, with the only difference being that the pot may be split at the end between a high hand and low hand, with the 8 being the qualifier for a low hand(so for example:
would be a hand that could take the low part of the pot.
Straights and flushes do not count against you for the low, which means that a hand like
which is the nut low and has a very very very strong chance of being the nut high, will give you the chance to win both the low and the high, and be able to yell SCOOP DOGGY DOG!
Online Availability: Crazy Pineapple Hi/Lo and regular Hi is available at both Ultimate Bet and Paradise Poker.