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Texas Hold'Em is a poker variant in which each player receives two cards (hole cards) that are dealt face down and then five community cards are dealt face-up by the dealer. All players may use their …
Rules about all poker game types such as cash games, tournaments etc.
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…
Online poker refers to poker that is played against remote opponents using software.
NLHE refers to the no-limit variant of Texas Hold 'Em
Poker theory is generally based on mathematical principals to define the theory.
Betting strategies are the application of various betting options (check, bet, raise, call, fold) and amounts to achieve a desired result.
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…
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.
deals with computing probabilities for many commonly occurring events in the game of poker
Hand histories are 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…
Live play is poker that is played in person, whether in a casino or a home game.
Betting all chips at a betting round in a no limit game
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…
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…
Computational mathematics for understanding odds and other playing percentages
The best cards that determine what the poker hand is. Or the cards in ones possession that work with community cards. Such as saying my starting hand was AK in Texas Hold'em.
Software tools to help players with player tracking, bankroll accounting, game simulations etc.
The skill of reading a player to determine relational hand strength.
Poker etiquette are rules of proper behavior in a game.
Questions about all poker software.
The process of studying and practicing poker in order to improve one's skill.
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.
A variant of hold'em poker were each player is dealt four cards in their hand with five community cards. Player must use two cards in hand and three cards on board to make their best hand.
Pot odds are the ratio of the current size of the pot to the cost of a call.
Betting position refers to betting/playing strategies based on table position in relationship to the player who is currently the dealer.
Forced bets before a hand of play that entices players to stay in a hand.
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.
A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
The study of words or phrases that have specific and established meanings in the context of poker.
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…
Equity in a pot is a players expected share of the pot, expressed either as a percentage (probability of winning) or expected value (amount of pot * probability of winning).
A range is the equivalent of a mathematical set, consisting of different stating hand combinations.
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).