No limit in poker
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The no-limit poker is a structure widely used in tournaments and cash games. The bets and raises are free (a no-limit table is characterized by its blinds because the bets of the limit tables do not exist), which promotes the … Read More

Dead man’s hand
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(https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dead_man’s_hand.jpg) Dead man’s hand is a specific hand in poker, that is to say, a specific combination of cards. It has the reputation of being “cursed.” Historically, the Dead man’s hand has designated different combinations of cards, but now it … Read More

Continuation bet
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Continuation bet is an term specific for poker, specifically in the community cards games (Texas Hold’em, Omaha). This is a wager made on the flop by the raiser, with the size generally between 1/2 pot and the whole pot. In … Read More

Bad beat in poker
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Definition Bad beat is an expression taken from the vocabulary of poker that means a common situation where a player is in possession of a strong poker hand, facing a player with a lower value hand, and the latter wins … Read More

Showdown in poker
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Showdown is part of the poker games where players will compare their final hands. This phase of the game takes place when the number of betting rounds defined by the variant of the game has been reached and there is … Read More

Flop
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In poker, the flop refers to the dealing of the first three face-up cards to the board, or to those three cards themselves, in community card poker variants, particularly Texas hold ’em and Omaha hold ’em. The three cards are … Read More

Types of draws in poker
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Flush draw A flush draw, or four flush, is a hand with four cards of the same suit that may improve to a flush. For example, K♣-9♣-8♣-5♣-x. A flush draw has nine outs (thirteen cards of the suit less the … Read More

Drawing in poker
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A poker player is drawing if he has a hand that is incomplete and needs further cards to become valuable. The hand itself is called a draw. For example, in seven-card stud, if a player’s four of the first five … Read More

Domination in poker
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Poker hand A is said to dominate poker hand B if poker hand B has 3 or fewer outs (cards to catch) that would improve it enough to win. Informally, domination is sometimes used to refer to any situation where … Read More

Defense in poker
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In poker, certain aggression plays like steals can be very effective; players must occasionally reply to them with defensive plays with hands they might not otherwise play. If, for example, an opponent to a player’s right frequently steals when the … Read More

Declaration
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Declaration is an action in poker, when a player shows his intention to take some action that will be performed later. There are several types of such declarations. Declaring target in a split pot The most common is the act … Read More

Dead money
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Dead money in poker is the money in the pot other than the equal amounts bet by active remaining players in that pot. Examples of dead money include money contributed to the pot by players who have folded, a dead … Read More

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