Flop in Texas Hold’em and Omaha
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In the different variants of poker community cards that are used, as in the case of Texas Hold’em or Omaha, the 3 flop cards that are placed face up on the table is the second of the four rounds of … Read More

Texas Hold ’em poker rules (3) – Flop, Turn, River
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Flop and the second round of betting After the first betting round, the dealer puts three cards open on the table (Flop), followed by the second round. The player in the first position or the one to the left of … Read More

Texas Hold’em – After the flop
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During play—that is, from the flop and onwards—drawing probabilities come down to a question of outs. All situations which have the same number of outs have the same probability of winning. For example, an inside straight draw (e.g. 34 67 … Read More

The flop
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The value of a starting hand can change dramatically after the flop. Regardless of initial strength, any hand can flop the nuts—for example, if the flop comes with three 2s, any hand holding the fourth 2 has the nuts. Conversely, … Read More

Pocket Aces
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Pocket Aces refers to a starting poker hand that contains two Aces. The most common context is a game of Texas Hold’em.Other names for Ace-Ace include American Airlines, bullets, and rockets. In a conventional game of hold’em, Ace-Ace is the … Read More

Slang names for poker hands
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In poker, players may often use slang terms for particular types of hands. Though most are recent neologisms, others date to poker’s antiquity. All such slang terms typically connect a common concept (from life experience or storytelling) to the hand, … Read More