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Why is Royal Flush listed separately from Straight Flush?

I don't believe it has any historical background other than this is how the rules go. A royal flush is the highest hand possible and is given a unique name as something to achieve. I got a royal ...
James Wilson's user avatar
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Is it legal to play online poker in New Jersey? If so, is it worth it?

I think you answered yourself at the first question, if it is legal. Yes, it is. Not only Pokerstars confirms it, but all other poker affiliates site say as well. And I don't think anybody would dare ...
Bogdan Doicin's user avatar
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Is there a term for too many players for a single deck?

Professional casino vocabulary: Depending on the game, there can be a community card. The community card is dealt from the stub. The stub are the remaining cards left in the dealers hand, which may or ...
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Why are ICM values so high?

Stack sizes can be large for a variety of reasons, but from what I know, the starting stack size for a tournament mostly has to do with the structure of a tournament. If a tournament is a hyper turbo ...
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Help me remember this EPIC hero call?

Are you thinking of Isaac Haxton vs. Ryan Daut (https://youtu.be/pTLDuLCavzo)? It wasn't a hero call though, Haxton's bluff got through.
Adam Sharpe's user avatar
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Is there a term for too many players for a single deck?

Interesting question, I never thought about this situation. It depends on what type of game is being played. In NLHE (no limit hold-em) and PLO(pot limit omaha) this is impossible with 10 players at ...
Clarko's user avatar
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Having a big debate need a third opinion helllp

Player 1 is the winner. He had 7 7 8 8 Q. Player 2 has 7 7 8 8 4. Two pair, lower kicker.
Bogdan Doicin's user avatar
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Why did Pokerstars' traffic crash so much in the last years?

A combination of bad publicity, increased rake, denying anonymous play and the fact that fish left, because online poker got tougher.
Bogdan Doicin's user avatar
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Name of simplest poker variant where no actions are involved?

5 Card Showdown. Each player antes a predetermined amount to be played for, then all cards are dealt face up best hand wins
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What are the names of these poker games

The first one sounds like Omaha, but as noted, it is not. After some research, I found these similar games: 2-11 Buddy's Game Odds and Ends The game called 'The' And then, I found what ...
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Why are there so many low-stack, hyper turbo, infinite rebuy/addon tournaments?

Micro stakes tournaments are certainly profitable. It takes a very different play style. xflixx (Felix Schneiders) has some great ebooks on this play style. But to answer your question, there are two ...
Danny Mahoney's user avatar
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Why is Royal Flush listed separately from Straight Flush?

Naming a Royal Flush is an anachronism that really doesn't follow the rest of the ranking rules for poker hands. It is a redundancy that has somehow crept into poker parlance and it remains there ...
Trevor Wilson's user avatar

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