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1-2nl refers to a no limit betting structure where the small blind is $1 and the big blind is $2. The minimum bet at any time is $2, and the maximum bet has no limit (although generally "Table Stakes…
a made hand, made of three (3) cards of the same rank. A player has Three of a kind if the board cards, plus both of his own hole cards make 3 cards of the same rank. If only the bo…
dealt five cards face down and may discard than "draw" new cards into the hand to replace those discarded.
Betting all chips at a betting round in a no limit game
For questions regarding the ante or ante structure.
American Sign Language
A bankroll refers to a balance of money that is used to pay for poker. For many recreational players, it is simply a part of their living expenses, but for many professionals it is kept completely se…
Bankroll management refers to balancing the amount used to play individual poker sessions against the total amount in a bankroll to maintain an acceptable risk of ruin.
Betting position refers to betting/playing strategies based on table position in relationship to the player who is currently the dealer.
the application of various betting options (check, bet, raise, call, fold) and amounts to achieve a desired result.
Forced bets before a hand of play that entices players to stay in a hand.
Questions about poker books and references to specific tactics, strategies and rules advocated in the book.
the point in a tournament at which the next player out will not win any money, but the rest of the players will win money or cash.
The button indicates the player that has position over all other players, except for the pre-flop street. It moves clockwise after each hand.
Cash games refer to poker games where chip values correlate directly to money. They can generally be bought into at any time, and cashed out of at any time.
a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
For questions about methods for cheating in poker games and how to detect them.
Wild Bill Hickok's hand before he was shot in the back of the head by Jack McCall on August 2, 1876.
The person dealing the cards (shuffling, pitching, controlling the game etc.), or when a center dealer is used, the player last to act with the dealers button.
The process of distributing the cards. May also include other duties related to the game such as managing the action around the table, insuring bets and the pot are correct etc. The dealer may also n…
drawing if they have a hand that is incomplete and needs further cards to become valuable. The hand itself is called a draw or drawing hand.
Questions about equipment necessary to play a game of (real life, not online) poker
a players expected share of the pot, expressed either as a percentage (probability of winning) or expected value (amount of pot * probability of winning).
rules of proper behavior in a game.
In probability theory, the expected value (or EV or expectation) of a random variable is the weighted average of all possible values that this random variable can take on.
The last table of a poker tournament.
a made hand, consist of any three (3) cards of the same rank, plus another two (2) cards of the same rank (example: KKK33). Suits do not play a role in a Full house. They're also name…
The basic structure and mechanics of a Poker hand. IE What makes a poker hand a poker hand.
Use when the question involves gaming law rather then house rules of the game.