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Poker Terminology and casinoextra.fr

 

 

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Action:  This references betting activity.

 

All In:  The act of betting all of the money that ye have on the table on a single hand.

 

Ante:  A small wager that a player may be required to place prior to the hand being dealt.

 

Bad Beat:  When a player has the strongest initial hand but an opponent draws to a better hand to defeat him.

 

Bankroll: All available funds used in the current game.

 

Bet:  The act of making a wager or putting money into the pot while following the rules of the game.

 

Big Blind:  A type of ante used when playing Texas hold ’em poker. This is the larger of the two required ante bets.

 

Bluff:  The act of making bets or raises in order to mislead yer opponents into believing that ye have a better hand than them, which in turn, will make them fold their hand and allow ye to take the money in the pot.

 

Buy-In:  The amount of money it costs to purchase chips in order to join a game.

 

Call:  To put a minimum bet into a pot in order to stay active in a hand. To match the previous players bet.

 

Check:  The act of passing on the opportunity to raise or bet, yet still stay active in the hand.

 

Community Cards:  These are cards that are face up and available to be used by all players in making their hands.

 

Draw:  The act of receiving cards. Often this requires ye to discard the same amount of cards prior to receiving them.

 

Face Card:  A King, Queen or Jack.

 

Flop:  When Playing Texas Hold ’em at casinoextra.fr these are the first 3 community cards dealt. They are dealt at the same time.

 

Flush:  A poker hand that consists of 5 cards all of the same suit.

 

Fold:  The act of discarding yer cards and declining to stay in a hand and/or make more bets.

 

Full House:  A poker hand that includes a pair and 3 of a kind in the same hand.

 

Hole Cards:  These are the face down cards that are dealt to each individual player and can only be used and viewed by this player.

 

Limit Poker:  This is a rule when playing poker that keeps the betting at a set amount and/ or limit.

 

Muck:  The act of keeping yer cards face down so as not to show anyone what hand ye were playing.

 

No Limit:  In this type of game there is no limit on how much a person can bet so long as they have the money at the table.

 

Offsuit:  Two or more cards that are of different suits.

 

Pair:  Two cards of the same rank.

 

Pot:  The total amount of money that has been already bet and can be won on a given hand.

 

Pot Limit:  A rule that determines the maximum bet allowed based on the size of the pot fer that particular hand.

 

Raise:  To put more than the minimum bet in the pot, thus forcing other players to do the same or fold their hand.

 

River:  This is the final community card that is dealt while playing Texas Hold ’em or Stud Poker.

 

Royal Flush:  This is the highest possible hand in regular poker. It is an Ace high, straight flush.

 

Small Blind:  In Texas Hold ’em Poker this is the smaller of the two required Ante bets.

 

Suit:  Diamonds, Clubs, Hearts and Spades make up the 4 suits in a standard deck of cards.

 

Suited:  Two or more cards in a players hand that are of the same suit.

 

Three of a Kind:  Three cards in a hand that all have the same rank.

 

Turn:  The fourth community card dealt when playing Texas Hold ’em Poker. This is after the Flop and before the River.