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My opponent turned his cards over in error

This is a case that calls for some floorman discretion. If the dealer clearly told the player to show his hand, and he complied, there's no way in hell I'm penalizing a player for that--I'll give the ...
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Why was this a split pot? PLO8

Your analysis is correct; your high hand (AA227) is better than your opponent's (TT22A). My best guess as to why this was a split pot is that you were playing Omaha Hi-Lo, not standard PLO. In Omaha ...
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Poker Hi Low 8 or Better - calling your hand

There are at least two different ways to play high-low split poker: "declare" and "cards speak". With the "declare" option there's also "in-turn" and "...
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Showing your cards after your opponent has mucked his

You only have to show your hand when you are up against at least one other, still not mucked hand and you want to claim the pot. You never have to show your cards otherwise. In this case you are the ...
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Can I fold in response to a call?

In a cash game typically yes. You would just muck your hand. It is not really a fold at that point. In a typical cash game if the better shows the caller can muck without showing. In a ...
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Must the initial all-in raiser, that got called, show (or muck) BEFORE the river?

I am not a dealer. There are some dealers on this site. There are no universal rules on showing. It depend on cash or tournament. In a tournament when everyone is all-in (or call the all-in) ...
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Betting after all-in/showdown

As long as other active players are in the hand, the cards should be kept face down, so as not to influence the decisions of the other players.
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Turning over hands after betting

If you request to see the hand , and it has not disappeared into the depths of the muck it can be shown. If the hand is shown it is generally a live hand, so you must show a better hand to claim the ...
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My opponent turned his cards over in error

Player 3's hand may be dead, or may not be dead, it depends entirely on the casino/cardclub. I have never been in any casino/card club, worked at or played in that has had this rule but please note ...
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What is the precise definition of "showdown"?

A showdown happens when all the betting is done, and it is time to show cards. The rule you quoted "All players in a showdown must show all of their cards. You may not muck your hand during a ...
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Do mucked cards call themselves in Omaha?

I am guessing you have a home game here, but I am going to answer with typical card room rule. Once a player selects the 2 cards they want to play in the showdown, are the mucked cards still in play? ...
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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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All in player mucks hand before runout

This is not so much a matter of rule as of dealer training and casino policy. If a player leaves his hand face down and unprotected, the dealer may muck it, but most are trained to do this only when ...
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When are you allowed to reveal your hand?

Tournaments have different standards, you can penalized and even disqualified for showing your hand even head up. Casino Poker for cash it is frowned upon and usually there is rules against it. I ...
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Do mucked cards call themselves in Omaha?

In a casino setting, a hand has not been shown until all cards are properly tabled. Once a player's complete hand is face-up on the table, yes, the dealer and other players may assist in reading the ...
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Does showdown winner HAVE to show hand?

This is tricky, and the exact timing of when things are done is important. When player 2 called, the hand went to showdown. At this point, both players are entitled to see their opponents hand on ...
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Does showdown winner HAVE to show hand?

This is a good question. First point: Player 1 asks to see winning hand of Player 2, as he’s under the impression a winning hand still has to be shown in showdown to qualify for the pot. The ...
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Can I fold in response to a call?

In a tournament, no. Folding an eligible hand is not allowed. This is to prevent teams from dumping chips to each other. In cash games, it's fine. However, a player who calls your bet is entitled to ...
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