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a community-card poker variant in which each player receives 2 down cards.
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NLHE refers to the no-limit variant of Texas Hold 'Em
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played against remote opponents using software.
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Rules about all poker game types such as cash games, tournaments etc.
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Tournaments refer to poker games where players play until they run out of chips, with the last person having chips being the winner, the second to last taking second place, and so-on. There is no dir…
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poker that is played in person, whether in a casino or a home game.
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an account of a single hand of poker up to a certain decision point. They should include as much information as possible, and should not include information about the hand past the…
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the application of various betting options (check, bet, raise, call, fold) and amounts to achieve a desired result.
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Cash games refer to poker games where chip values correlate directly to money. They can generally be bought into at any time, and cashed out of at any time.
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Odds refer to a ratio. This can take many forms - 2 examples are pot odds, which is the ratio of the amount in the pot vs. the amount to call, and implied odds, which is the ratio of the amount you t…
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Computational mathematics for understanding odds and other playing percentages
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Betting position refers to betting/playing strategies based on table position in relationship to the player who is currently the dealer.
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Questions about all poker software.
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The study of words or phrases that have specific and established meanings in the context of poker.
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No-Limit Variant; 100bb = ($)200. Currency is (Variable).
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Pre flop refers to the period of time in a flop game (such as Texas Hold'Em or Omaha) before the community cards are dealt. It consists of the posting of any blinds or antes, the dealing of the cards…
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The process of studying and practicing poker in order to improve one's skill.
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Private games hosted outside casinos, typically in a host's residence. Table rules, stakes, and pay quality will vary wildly. Questions may involve hosting, blind structures, game styles, amateur tour…
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A game played with a no-limit betting structure allows each player to raise the bet by any amount up to his entire remaining stake at any time (subject to the table stakes rules and any other rules ab…
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a series of poker tournaments held internationally. It was founded in Las Vegas, Nevada (1970).
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Heads up refers to play between 2 players. A hand can start heads up, or it can become heads up when all but 2 players fold.
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In probability theory, the expected value (or EV or expectation) of a random variable is the weighted average of all possible values that this random variable can take on.
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No-Limit Variant; 100bb = ($)100. Currency is (Variable).
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Book questions about all types of poker.
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Betting all chips at a betting round in a no limit game
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Questions about psychology in poker.
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unattainable by at least one active player, due to said player not having enough chips to call the full bet.
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The cards that a player receives from the dealer in the first round (e.g. pre-flop), without taking into account the community cards or the drawed cards (in the case of Draw poker variant).
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the scaled commission fee, relative to the total size of a pot, taken by a cardroom operating a poker game.
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1-2nl refers to a no limit betting structure where the small blind is $1 and the big blind is $2. The minimum bet at any time is $2, and the maximum bet has no limit (although generally "Table Stakes…
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Forced bets before a hand of play that entices players to stay in a hand.
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Bankroll management refers to balancing the amount used to play individual poker sessions against the total amount in a bankroll to maintain an acceptable risk of ruin.