Community card poker
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The community cards in poker are the five open “shared cards” or “window cards” placed at the center of the table, visible and common to all players. The other cards are private, they can be opened (shown) or closed (hidden). … Read More

Example of drawing outs
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The unseen cards principle states that to calculate the probability (from the point of view of a player about to act) that the next card dealt will be among a certain set, he must divide the number of cards in … Read More

Community card poker – Omaha hold ’em
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Another hold ’em variant is Omaha hold’em. Each player is dealt four cards to his private hand instead of two. The betting rounds and layout of community cards is identical to Texas hold ’em. At showdown, each player’s hand is … Read More

Community card poker – Texas hold ’em
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This is the most popular community card game today. Each player is dealt two private cards, after which there is a betting round. Then three community cards are dealt face up (in no particular order or pattern), followed by a … Read More

Community card poker
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About the time of World War II, many modern poker games used community cards (also called “shared cards” or “window cards”), which are cards dealt face up to the center of the table and shared by all players. In these … Read More

Poker variants
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The card game of poker has many variations, most of them created in the United States in the mid-1900s. The standard order of play applies to most of these games, but to fully specify a poker game requires details about … Read More

Nut hand
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In poker, the nut hand, or just the nuts, is the strongest hand possible in any particular situation. The term applies mostly to community card poker games to mean the individual holding that makes the strongest hand possible with the … Read More

History of poker
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The history of poker is a matter of some debate. The name of the game likely descended from the French poque, which descended from the German pochen (‘to knock’), but it is not clear whether the origins of poker itself … Read More

Poker
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Poker Room at the Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, New Jersey Poker is a card game, the most popular of a class of games called vying games, in which players with fully or partially concealed cards make wagers into a … Read More