Texas Hold ’em poker rules (2) – Hole cards and the first round of betting
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Each player gets dealt at the beginning two “hidden” cards (Hole Cards). The player to the left of the big blind has the right to bet first, and thus began the first round. It has three options: to pay the … Read More

Texas hold ’em hands
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In the poker game Texas hold ’em, a player’s hand consists of two hole cards, which belong solely to the player and remain hidden from the other players. Five community cards are also dealt into play. Betting begins before any … 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 jargon – H
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half bet rule In some casinos, the rule that placing chips equal to or greater than half the normal bet amount beyond the amount required to call constitutes a commitment to raise the normal amount. For example, in a game … Read More

Stud poker
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Stud poker is any of a number of poker variants in which each player receives a mix of face-down and face-up cards dealt in multiple betting rounds. Stud games are also typically non-positional games, meaning that the player who bets … Read More