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Assuming you are playing Texas Hold'em. Its the best 5 card hand using ANY combination of your hole cards (Cards in your hand) and the community cards (cards on the table). You won the hand with a pair of Aces. Pair of Aces > Pair of Queens.


Almost never would a floorman call such a hand dead unless there were an explicit house rule to that effect (and this is rare). If players are truly head-up (no other players all-in), then there is nothing unethical about showing your single opponent your cards, and many places allow that in live play. But it is unfair if any third player is involved, and ...


Everywhere I've played the hand isn't dead until the cards are actually in the muck. What you describe is how I often call. Most people don't show their hand if they're folding, me especially.


The rulings on this particular thing vary according to where you play. Some places let you show your cards in a hand to another player only if you are head up. Others do not and in particular this is generally not allowed in tournaments. The way you describe this incident most places would rule this hand dead. The problem is the player as you said "threw ...


UTG+1 must still min raise to 200 as the blind (100) is still the bet. Again, UTG has not met the min raise so you can still bet to 200. UTG+1 must raise to 340 as the last raise was of 120 (100 to 220) UTG+1 makes a min raise from 100 to 200 (raise size=100), UTG+2 must then at least match the last raise size and make it 300. If there was an all in from ...

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