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You deal the cards normally until each player has 5, then the player in FL gets his other 8 cards. If you are playing Pineapple you give the FL player an extra card, which will be his/her's discard card. Side bit you may also want to know is that a FL hand is technically a continuation of the last hand, which means button does not move while FL occurs.
It sounds like you should just stop burning cards in home games since they cause grief without meaningfully affecting the game otherwise.
When a player in the blinds leaves the game. And a quote that caught my attention: When there are only two players The normal rules for positioning the blinds do not apply when there are only two players at the table. The player on the button is always due the small blind, and the other player must pay the big blind. The player on the button ...
The biggest concern is that a card from the bottom of the deck may become exposed, which could give some players an unfair advantage. The other concern, as you mentioned, is that card manipulation often requires the card handler to do things like roll the deck. Being a good cheat is real hard work though, so I'm guessing you can be 99.999% sure the dealer ...
Why would a dealer not always keep a deck low and level? A dealer who does not keep the deck level is ignorant or lazy about good dealing procedure or cheating you. Rolling the deck is just plain sloppy dealing of the worst kind. What is going on when they roll a deck? Is the dealer cheating or just lazy? More likely then not the dealer is just ...
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