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Rules about all poker game types such as cash games, tournaments etc.

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Does showdown winner HAVE to show hand?

Player 1 makes final raise after River. Player 2 calls. Player 1 was bluffing and mucks. Player 2 then mucks his hand. Player 1 asks to see winning hand of Player 2, as he’s under the impression a ...
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Too Many Burn Cards

This happened last night at a home game. There were 4 players in the hand. Burn card, flop as normal. Betting action which included one player folding. During the action the dealer apparently had ...
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What is the minimum amount for a re-raise?

Consider the following situation (playing pokerTH on Ubuntu) : In the TURN round only two players are left. Me and Player One. I bet $20 Player One bets $120 I get the next chance to either Call ($...
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What is meant by 'raise blinds every 8 hands' in the game of poker?

I am new to poker. I am playing pokerTH on my ubuntu machine. I am able to play the game however there are blind settings as shown in the attached screenshot. In the blind settings there are ...
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Correct messaging when all players fold

Given this scenario... Current pot 1000 Player A bets 10 Player B calls Player C raises to 100 (10 to call + 90 to raise) Player A folds Player B folds What messaging should player C get? Should it ...
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After show down in cash game player left with less than SB/BB allowed to continue in next hand?

In some situations after a player loses a show down he might be left with some cash that is less than SB or BB. Now what is the generally accepted procedure for next hand? Exclude this player if he ...
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Could it happen, from a theoretical point of view, that all players at a table tie?

I know of hands where the pot gets split among 2 or 3 players, but could it ever occur that the same happens for 4, 5, 6 players and so on up to 9, at least from a theoretical point of view? If so, ...
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WHICH PLAYER TAKES THE HAND? [duplicate]

If one player is holding a jack and a three and the other player is holding a jack and an ace and the cards on the table are showing a jack, a three, two 7's and a ten. The first player then has a ...
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Can a player win an ante higher than his all-in bet?

The blinds are 300/600 with big blind ante of 600. A player not in the blinds position has only 100 and moves all in. Can this player win the 600 ante if they win the hand?
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Two pair on the table. Does a lower pair on hand beat an ace kicker? [duplicate]

The flop was Q, Q, 10, 10, 3. I have A, K and my friend has 3, 9. I thought I won with my ace high card because his pair of threes does not beat any of the pairs on the table. Since it is a 5 card ...
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How to split a pot with an odd number? [duplicate]

If the pot is an odd number, say 49, and is to be split between two players. How to do that? 24.5 each? or round up to 24 and 25? In the latter case, it's not fair.
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A flush beating a full house in a hold 'em poker?

I'm playing with T7 here vs Q6 suited. He gets a queen-high flush and I get a full house on the river. The game system gives him the win. Image resized. Click for larger variant I thought a full ...
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What happens when a player announces a check while there is an active bet?

Example situation: The flop comes. Alice checks. Bob pushes forward a small bet. Eve (perhaps misreading) says "check." Does Eve have to: fold call act again by announcing a fold, call, or raise I ...
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Hi lo poker. Low hand ties

What happens in hi lo when there is a tie for the best hand hi and lo? I was playing recently and went all in with another player and we both had the exact same hand, A2345. I was told that I ...
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What happens when a big blind player is low on chips in heads-up game

Let's Say it's an online NLHE game and there are two players on the table. SB/BB = 10/20 Players: Player 1 (BB): 10 chips left Player 2 (SB) (Button) : 1500 chips left So What Happens now is that ...
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Basic Texas Hold'em Rules Clarification

I'm trying to learn the rules for Texas Hold'em, and the different rules I've been reading online left me with the following questions unanswered: In pre-flop, do the small blind and big blind ...
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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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Is it acceptable to ask for clarification after the hand had been started?

Our neighborhood game plays dealer's choice with many strange variations and a few non-standard hand ranking. Is it acceptable to ask for clarification after the hand had been started? A few players ...
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Posting Small and Big Blinds simultaneously

I'm curious in which case player posts big and small blinds simultaneously in Texas hold'em game. I recall it has something to do with letting button go through all players before joining the game.
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Can showing cards in a tournament constitute a call to an all-in?

I faced the following situation today in a Texas Holdem No Limit tournament and would be interested in hearing views on what is correct. Preflop Player A shoves all-in. Player B calls. Player C goes ...
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Can I top off my stack and add more chips without telling the dealer?

At the casino, I carry extra chips in my pocket that are not in play yet. I use those chips to top off my stack whenever it goes below 100 BB. As long as I respect the maximum buy-in rule, can I ...
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How to raise and re-raise in post flop rounds?

Suppose the flop has been shown. Now the active person to the left of the big blind will check or bet the flop. He bets and then it's my turn and I choose to raise him and then he calls. Now after the ...
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Are players allowed to show one card mid-game?

Is there any rule forcing players not to show their cards before showdown, while a hand is being played? Can players talk aloud about their hands? That is, not a folded hand. What would happen if a ...
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Player throws cards face up

A player thinking he was the only player left in the hand. Throws his cards face up into the muck. Would those cards be dead?
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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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Can I show a folded hand and win the pot?

After the river my opponent showed his hand. Thinking I had a worse hand, I threw my cards face down beyond the line but far away from any other cards. When the dealer was about to take them and muck ...
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After a Misdeal

In a friendly 7-card stud game, after more than a few cards had been dealt, there was a misdeal. We all agreed, no problem. BUT I had already folded before the misdeal. I was not allowed in the re-...
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Showing cards before showdown, all-in situation [duplicate]

P1 is the chip leader. P1 Button, P2 SB , P3 BB P1 goes all-in; P2 call; P3 still deciding his move shows his cards. No other players are active in the hand and P3 was the last one to act. Is P3 ...
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Initial betting options on the preflop, and other streets on poker software

On preflop, action starts with three options Raise 2BB, 3BB, 4BB, and when someone raises, action continues with, minimum raise, half pot raise, pot raise. on the flop action starts with a BB bet, and ...
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How are all the raise options calculated in poker software

I am writing a poker software and trying to figure out how the raise system works. There are a few parameters at play when raising: Blinds: Blinds being played at Last Raise: Last raise a player ...
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All in for less than big blind, post flop [duplicate]

So, how are rules handled in this case? Big blind amount is: 100 Player in question has 150 and calls big blind in the pre-flop round (and now has 50 left) Post-flop, Player 1 is the first to act ...
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Why not wait for the river [duplicate]

Watched a WPT final on TV. Final head-to-head, Player A holds As5c. Player B holds 2c2s. Player A goes all-in; Player B calls. The flop throws up an Ace, 8 and 9. The turn throws up a 2. Both players ...
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Rules on players exposing card before all players bet

I was playing poker, and went all-in on the flop. I got called by multiple players, but those players had more chips than I did. I exposed my cards at the river before the final round of betting. What'...
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texas hold um no limit

IN a texas hold no limit game, my question is this, a player raises, the next player to act pushes all chips across the line and says I call all in. with hands off chips are all chips comitted to all ...
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Which player bets first, relative to the dealer chip, if there are only 3 players left? What about 2?

My understanding, when blinds are involved, is that the following rules apply to "Who Bets First" in Poker: 1) After the cards are dealt, before the flop, the player to the left of the big blind bets ...
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Tie-related question [duplicate]

could you help me out please? Just saw an episode of High Stakes Poker: One player went all-in with AK, another one called with AQ. Neither of them made any hand after the river. But they split the ...
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What are the betting rounds for badugi?

The rules for Pokerstars Badugi doesn't state what bets are available. https://www.pokerstars.uk/poker/games/badugi/ Assuming it's BTN/SB versus BB and both decide to keep raising and calling if ...
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What happens to the chips in the middle if someone is disqualified?

I was running a tournament where someone said something sexist to which I pulled them up on, I also told them if they say it again I will DQ them on the spot. The rest of the night was tense but ...
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Texas Holdem going all in with cards under your chips

Is it considered a muck or folding your cards if you go all in with your chips and your cards are under the chips. When you push the chips in and your cards in at the same time?
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How does a bad beat jackpot work?

I have been hearing about bad beat jackpots ever since I started playing poker, I am not sure how they work. I have a few questions: Does the casino give out the bad beat jackpot at a set amount or ...
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What is the Big Blind Ante?

The WSOP is instituting the Big Blind Ante in many of their tournaments this year (2019). What is it and how does it work?
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Who's win in poker a's cards is 6&8 nd b's card is 10&8 nd fallen in cards 10,2,9,10,7 please give answer [duplicate]

Who's win in poker a's cards is 6&8 nd b's card is 10&8 nd fallen in cards 10,2,9,10,7 please give answer
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Declared hands - winner declared and then changed

After a player has been declared the winner (4 Aces) after the other player declared he had a flush, the first player folded her cards and the other cards and passed them to the next dealer. After ...
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Run it twice side pot case

I have read the earlier answers about run it twice and its meaning what I don't get is what will happen in case of side pots and all the players are all-in in different rounds. Suppose there are 4 ...
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According to traditional poker rules (excluding Texas holdem), can the ace be used as the low card in a A2345 straight?

According to traditional poker rules (excluding Texas holdem),can the ace be used as the low card of a straight?
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Texas holdem dealing question

In Texas Holdem if 1 player sees the card that is being dealt to another player is he supposed to say? If so, is that card then shown to everyone and used as the burn card with the player getting a ...
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Confused about Omaha hand

I know that I can only use 2 cards from my hand. If, for example, I get TT2Q in my hand and the board is QA347, then do I have: QQAT7 or TTAQ7? I already have Pocket 10's. Don't I have to play them?...
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Hold Em poker How minimum raise changes [duplicate]

I am having difficulties at understanding minimum raise. From other answers I understand that minimum raise is equal to last bet. I do not understand if minimum raise changes from a round to the other....
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All in player exposes cards in multiway pot when action is not over

A, B, and C are in the hand. B and C both cover A. A goes all in, and is called by both B and C. A mistakenly believes only one opponent called, and showed his cards believing it was a showdown. There ...
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Side pot rules on not equal hands

I've played Texas Hold'em and came to next situation. This were the community cards (I can't remember the cards but this was more or less the situation): 7♠K♦A♦9♦6♣ ...

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