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The process of distributing the cards. May also include other duties related to the game such as managing the action around the table, insuring bets and the pot are correct etc. The dealer may also negotiate between players at the table or in a tournament.

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How do you determine which player needs to show their cards first?

When all the cards are out and betting is done, which player is required to show their cards first? Does it vary based on whether or not there was betting in the final round? Is there a standard ...
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What happens if the card wasn't burned?

I understand the purpose of burning the cards - so that one cannot possibly use any marks to see the next card in deck. But in home games, sometimes the dealer will forget to burn a card on the flop, ...
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What if a home game player is physically unable to deal? Skip or substitute?

A friend has hand tremors that make him unable to deal the cards. Otherwise he's fully able to play. How best to include him in a home game? It seems the two options are to skip his deal or have ...
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What is the official procedure for starting a hand in texas holdem heads up?

As a dealer what are the steps I need to perform when dealing a hand during a heads up? E.g. Move Button to player 1 Collect BB from player 2 Collect SB from player 1 First card goes to...? A ...
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Player with 3 cards in Texas Hold'em. Now what?

We had a situation pre-flop where the UTG+3, when at his position to act, as he went to look to his cards, there were 3 cards total. At this point, the UTG had already raised, and the UTG+1 went all ...
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How are casino poker dealers paid? [closed]

Are dealers paid like wait staff where they have a small hourly rate and are expected to make it up in tokes?
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Card flip on deal. Misdeal or next card?

Blinds are out, dealer begins to deal. First card to the big blind catches air and flips. One player says it's a complete misdeal, because the flipped card is going to the big blind. Is that the ...
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Turn and river dealt twice, what is going on?

What is going on in this Omaha game at 2:50? Apparently turn and river are dealt twice.
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Going from two to three players and back again. Texas holdem ring game

In a heads up game, the dealer is also the small blind. Because of this, when the game goes from three to two players or from two to three players, separate rules apply in order to accommodate for the ...
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Should dealer continue dealing after one of the players hits royal flush in heads-up showdown?

I've just watched this hand. In the hand one of the players hits a royal flush on the turn in a heads-up showdown hand. The dealer does not proceed to the river because, at this point, it's obvious ...
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What hand is this?

I've been starting to learn poker recently (as a reference, I tend to use this list of hands). I was watching a tournament and this hand showed up. One player has a 99, the other a JJ. I understand ...
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Burning cards after all-in

When all players (or all except one) are "all-in" before flop, is necessary to burn cards also before turn and river?
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How are cards dealt when you get Fantasy Land in OFC?

I know that one card at a time, starting from the left of the button, is dealt out for the first 5 cards in OFC. However, how are cards dealt if someone gets Fantasy Land (FL)? (assuming heads-up play)...
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Dealer cheating, why is rolling the deck bad practice?

Rolling the deck is the practice of not keeping the deck level at all times during a hand. Dealers in school, when they are breaking in, and as policy at any legitimate poker dealing job are told to ...
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In Seven Card Stud, the dealer missed dealing the last cards and shuffles the deck

After the 6th card is dealt (6 player, 3 have folded) the dealer mix in the dead cards and shuffles the deck (the dealer forgot that we had 1 more card coming). What should happen now?
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If another player thinks he saw a dealt card, when must it be replaced?

I was playing in a house tournament where the players deal their own cards. I was dealt my second card a little high (helicopter style), but it did not flip over or anything. I had pocket Ks. The ...
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playing with wrong two cards

home game - we play two decks to be more efficient (red deck / blue deck rotating). 9 players around the table. one of the plays.. pre flop 5 players call BB. flop comes 234. one player goes all ...
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What is the biggest WOW! moment you ever saw in poker?

What is the time you were the most amazed by something you saw in poker? A time you said Wow! Or something stronger. For me it was a home game of "dealer's choice." One of the regulars often ...
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Is the hand a player receives completely determined by the way the deck is shuffled?

I am wondering whether the hand which a player receives is completely determined by the way in which the deck is shuffled- that the permutation of the cards after they are shuffled completely ...
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