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Eliminating two players from a four-hand hold'em play

General dead-button or forward-moving-button rules apply when three or more players remain. When you get down to two players, whoever most recently paid the big blind posts the small blind, the other ...
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How to choose new dealer when some new players have joined and some previous players have left the table?

A1 is the small blind and B2 is the big blind. The F6 seat is the button, even though it's empty, as it would have been the button had the players stayed — it's a dead button. We can't skip having A1 ...
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Tournament table balancing: when joining a table at the button position, explain why you don't get dealt a hand

But it could effect the binds. The blinds would not move. 1 2 3 4 5 CO BTN open SB BB 1 2 3 4 5 CO BTN SB BB BB does not move 1 2 3 4 5 CO BTN SB open BB 1 ...
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Win the Button tournament rules?

It is custom betting so there is not (yet) a standard. Basically win the pot wins the button. You will need to defer to house / casino rules. If you are to the left by 1 or 2 positions of a big ...
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Dealer and Small Blind go bust - how does Dealer button move in this case?

It depends on where you are playing. There are two distinct sets of procedures for moving a button. One is called forward moving button, the other set of procedures does not really have a common title ...
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Dealer and Small Blind go bust - how does Dealer button move in this case?

This situation results in what is called a "dead button" where the button rotates to an empty seat. I am not sure exactly what happens in edge cases (like small blind, big blind, and utg all busting ...
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Tournament table balancing: when joining a table at the button position, explain why you don't get dealt a hand

The misconception of the "Dead Button" is that the button can be placed in space at a place where there is no active player. The button should always be placed at a player at the table. That player is ...
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How to choose new dealer when some new players have joined and some previous players have left the table?

Notice that under the Moving Button rule A1 will post SB and becomes button, while both B2 and C3 will post BB! After that hand B2 becomes button and both B2 and C3 will post SB, G7 posts BB. Next ...
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How to choose new dealer when some new players have joined and some previous players have left the table?

On the first hand, F6 is SB and A1 is BB. Don't look where button go but look where BB go on new hand (rule of the dead button). Second hand, B2 is BB, A1 is SB. Button is theoricaly at F6 (empty ...
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