Blind in Poker
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In poker, we call the blind when forced bets are made before any distribution of cards. It is therefore a ‘blind pot”, hence its name. The presence of two blinds is currently the most widespread, the small and big blind, … Read More

Blind
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The blinds is a term used to describe the two forced bets posted by players to the left of the dealer in flop-style poker games. The blinds exist because Omaha and Texas hold ’em are generally played without antes, allowing … Read More

Poker jargon – B
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baby A low-ranked card, usually used in lowball games. Also “spoke” when between ace and five. backdoor A draw requiring two or more rounds to fill. For example, catching two consecutive cards in two rounds of seven-card stud or Texas … Read More

Sheepshead
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Eichel (acorn) Grün (green) Rot (red) Schellen (bells) Club Spade Heart Diamond Sheepshead is a card game related to the Skat family of games, originating in Central Europe in the late 1700’s under the German name Schafkopf. Although Schafkopf literally … Read More