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Straddling is a voluntary big blind made pre-flop (hence 'dead raise'), but is depreciated these days. A good link for Poker terms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_poker_terms and Straddle betting: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betting_(poker)#Straddle_and_sleeper_bets Most online sites only play straight THE with a few others.


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From what I have heard , a "Dead Raise" its when you raise without any change to get the pot. You trying to bluff your hand its sure they will pay.


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It's when the UTG player posts an additional blind and thus is given the chance to act last. This action is not considered a raise to the rest of the table.


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When you straddle in the traditional sense in a poker room that allows them, it's considered a "live" straddle. Several popular variations of straddling exist, but one common element is that they're "live." This means that the straddler is paying for the privilege of acting last in the pre-flop round of betting. If the dealer in your example is saying that ...



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