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The dealer changes every hand in games that don't have a dedicated dealer. It is the way poker began. The button represents who should be dealer when there isn't a dedicated dealer. Dedicated dealers are only used for convenience, they are in no way a specified part of the game. I suppose they're used online just to keep things simple, with cards coming ...


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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 player posts the big blind, and the button is moved under the small blind.


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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 as the small blind — that would just be giving him a discount. G7 and H8 can't come into a game in the middle of the blinds so they'll have to wait to play ...


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In a casino (or any other poker game with a professional dealer) the dealer will deal every hand, however they are actually dealing for the player, who would normally be dealing if they weren't there. In games like Texas Holdem, the dealer moves clockwise one person every hand so that each person will experience the advantages/disadvantages of their table ...


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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 2 3 4 5 CO BTN SB BB


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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 stack dominating the table you could get killed on blinds. A small pot is no longer just a small pot as the button comes with it. It messes with pay a bb ...


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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 in slang or other wise. The forward moving button is increasingly rare. It has been extinct in Las Vegas poker rooms for at least three decades. It is used ...


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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 the same hand), but what normally happens is the button is rotated to an empty seat and the players still play their blinds normally. If both of the blinds are ...


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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 one that has paid blinds and is the last to receive cards on the deal. So if player were busted on the button or the small blind the button backs up, and yes a ...


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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 hand brings sanity: C3 - button, G7 - SB, H8 - BB.


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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 seat) and no player can enter betwwen button and SB, so Button stay in a empty seat and new players (G7 and H8) can't play this hand (no deal and no ante for ...


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In home games, the player with the Dealer button deals out the cards.


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