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

Gambling on horse races
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Tokyo Racecourse in Tokyo, Japan. One of the most widespread forms of gambling involves betting on horse races, most commonly on races between thoroughbreds or between standardbreds. Wagering may take place through parimutuel pools; or bookmakers may take bets personally. … Read More