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TL;DR A side pot is a pot when certain players have no participation due to lacking the required amount of chips. It is the way to accept bets when players have different chips amounts. This situation can only occur when involved active players are all-in or under special circumstances in the table rules or online poker services. Disclaimer: With such ...


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I remember hearing about a variation where only the kickers determine the best hand, if two players have the same type of have. Normal hand ranking rules still apply (flush still beats a straight, etc.), but if both players have, say, two pair, only the kicker determines the winner. For example, AAKK7 loses to 9977Q, because the queen kicker beats the 7 ...


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TDA Rule 44: Re-Opening the Bet In no-limit and pot limit, an all-in wager of less than a full raise does not reopen betting for a player who has already acted and is not facing at least a full raise when the action returns to him. In limit, at least 50% of a full raise is required to re-open betting for players who have already acted. See Addendum. ...


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Chis SB Daniel BB Ana CO Boris BTN Ana should be opening pre flop And Chris should be opening post flop C 20 D 20 A 30 all in (not a min raise) B 30 C 10 + 20 D Yes D must call or fold D has not technically been raised Clearly D should call with those pot odds B could have raised I think the min raise would be 30 + 20 = 50 but not sure about ...


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I've heard of players claiming to have a split pot in situations like this because "we both have an ace high flush" or whatever, but these are the same kinds of clueless players who think they have a straight in Omaha, holding AAKJ on a 234-5-9 board, or who snap call on the river, proclaiming "I've got the nut flush," with A♦J♦7♦4♦ on K♠T♠9♦ - 5♠ - 3♠. (In ...


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As a dealer, I'm not allowed to answer that question unless the game being played is pot limit. In no limit, I can spread the pot in a tournament, or cut down the stacks to show the amount in a cash game (in my casino we always keep cash chips stacked, rather than spreading them out). If a player says "pot," it's not binding in any way. If they say "I bet ...



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