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Is there a specific term for the player whose turn it is to act?

I though it was UTG but found out UTG means something entirely else.

So, is there a specific poker term for whomever is currently "UTG"? Other than regular terms like "current player" or "it"??

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hmmm, never thought of this. What you usually hear is Now the action is on player X. –  Radu Murzea Mar 14 at 7:56

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The correct term is "turn to act". It is often shortened to "action".

"Player X, it's your turn to act". "Action is on Player X".

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I think you would just say: "It is on name of the player"

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I think the answer lies in your own question.

It's the players "turn to act"

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