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First of all, what is the dead man's hand? From Wikipedia; The make up of poker's dead man's hand has varied through the years. Currently, the dead man's hand is described as a two-pair poker hand consisting of A♣A♠8♣8♠. Along with an unknown "hole" card, these were the cards reportedly held by "Old West" folk hero, ...


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I don't believe it has any historical background other than this is how the rules go. A royal flush is the highest hand possible and is given a unique name as something to achieve. I got a royal flush sounds a lot cooler than, I got an ace-high straight flush. It feels more prestigious. I also don't find it confusing, and if it is, it's a quick ...


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"Table stakes" rules are essentially as old as poker itself. My copy of Foster's Practical Poker (1905) says that some games would allow borrowing or going to pocket, but even then going all in was more common. There was an extra important rule: if you borrowed or went to pocket in order to raise, you were no longer allowed to go all in if reraised, but had ...


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It was 5 of diamonds more then likely, shot in back of head fall on cards, blood dripps on 5 of diamonds card and make it look like 9 of diamonds. No way it could be Q, or J, come on J's wild.... This r grown men that were playing not old ladies playing go fish. Try with red marker n make 5 look like 9 of diamonds, then try to make them look like Q or J, ...


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Not sure of the name but be aware of the order of hands Count Outcomes Three Card Poker Straight Flush Three of a Kind Straight Flush Pair High Card


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PokerStars recently announced a deal with New Jersey to allow players from that state to play, though they'll be playing only against other NJ players and not from the global pool of PokerStars players. At least it's a start. A restart. Officially PokerStars currently does not allow players from the U.S. At some point in the distant past, I remember seeing ...


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It is the best 5 card hand. Player 1 has 7,7,Q,Q,J Player 2 has 7,7,Q,Q,9 Player 1 has a better hand, they win the pot.



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