Poker hands in five-card draw poker – Straight flush, Four of a kind and Full house
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In the classic game (without joker or added cards) the hands, or possible combinations, of the lowest to highest, are: No combination or draw, Current games that can be improved: Pair < Two pair < Three of a kind, Strong … 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

Description of the housie game
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A typical housie/bingo ticket is shown to the right. It contains fifteen numbers, arranged in nine columns by three rows. Each row contains five numbers and four blank spaces. Each column contains either one, two, or very rarely three, numbers: … Read More

Poker jargon – F
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family pot A deal in which every (or almost every) seated player called the first opening bet. fast Aggressive play. I was afraid of too many chasers, so I played my trips fast. feeder In a casino setting, a second … Read More

Dead man’s hand
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The dead man’s hand, aces and eights. In poker, the dead man’s hand is a two-pair hand, namely “aces and eights.” The origin of the name is the five-card-draw hand held by Wild Bill Hickok at the time of his … Read More

Standard ranking of poker hands
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In poker, certain combinations of cards, or hands, outrank other hands, based on the frequency with which these combinations appear. The player with the best poker hand at the showdown wins the pot. Although used in poker, these hand rankings … Read More

Poker hands
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A hand in poker can mean any of the following: A unit of play consisting of a deal, one or more rounds of betting, and possibly a showdown. A set of five cards with a certain value. For example, the … Read More