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Is it acceptable to show only the winning cards of a hand?

The rules across the board are pretty clear, a hand must be shown to claim a pot. A hand is always two cards in NLH, and as such two must always be shown. However in reality it depends. Some cash ...
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Bounty game, multiple pots, who gets the chip?

Chopped bounty normally. You of course correctly mentioned that Villain #2 & #3 are the only ones who can knock out Villain #1. So you are, of course, not eligible for it. Bounty should be chopped ...
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How would Texas Hold'em strategy change if it was possible to fold only in relation to a side pot?

It would make it pretty much always a mistake to not call a small all-in with any two cards. Like say a player is all-in for 1,000, and we have a stack of 10,000, and player C has 100,000 chips. ...
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What to do when deck is exhausted during the first draw of a draw game?

It depends. Cash players, particularly in higher stakes will do things different, different card clubs will do things slightly different. From my experience in the industry there is no unified way, ...
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Order of drawing cards in 2-7 Triple Draw

In the order you mentioned. Player B will receive their cards first, followed by C next, then D, E and finally A. Example: Player A wants one card, Player B two cards, Player C stand pats, Player D ...
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Who wins? I’ve got two pairs

It's a split pot. You both have the same hand: two pairs (Aces and Jacks) with the fifth card being the Ten on the board. Your other hole cards (your 3 and your opponent's 5) are irrelevant. Your &...
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Are all cards revealed immediately after all possible betting has concluded in Badugi?

Stud draw games cards are only revealed at showdown. Showdown only occurs once all draws and betting rounds have concluded. In your case you mentioned there is no more betting rounds as the players ...
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When do you discard in Crazy pineapple?

Pineapple and crazy pineapple are two versions of pineapple. I believe in regular pineapple the disarding is preflop, in the crazy version it is done post flop.
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Slapping cards down face up, one card flips into muck

Although organized events like WSOP may allow cards in specific situations to enter the muck and rely on an official to determine which cards came from a player's hand, every smaller-scale game I've ...
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Slapping cards down face up, one card flips into muck

All in rules are fairly standard and ubiquitous across wherever you play. From WSOP to TDA it's pretty clear as long as a hand is 100% retrievable and identifiable the hand will be ruled as not dead. ...
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Can a winner muck their hand and purposely lose on showdown?

In a live game, can they sure, is it technically allowed no. It's 100% cheating. Will they be caught in most cases no. In cases like with videos being there, will they be caught, probably not, ...
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