Poker popularity
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Poker is a family of card games with many forms and variations. It is practiced as a multi-player game with a typically fifty-two cards and chips representing the amount wagered. The sequences of play alternate distribution of cards and rounds. … Read More

The Phone
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Four friends playing poker. On the table cigarettes, cell phones, full ashtrays, etc..    At one time a phone rings. One answer:    – Yes … well honey, with some friends … you say? … Fur? … $ 2000? … … Read More

Texas Hold em poker history
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Johnny Moss, Chill Wills, Amarillo Slim, Jack Binion, and Puggy Pearson outside of Binion’s Horseshoe in 1974 Even though small is recognized concerning the invention of Texas hold ’em, the Texas State Legislature officially recognizes Robstown, Texas, United States of … Read More

Betting in poker
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The game of poker as played currently demands that players agree ahead of play on allowable amounts for betting (known as limits), and also the use and quantity of forced bets. They are collectively referred to as the betting structure … 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 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 poker rules (1)
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Hold ’em uses five open cards placed on the table named community cards, that can be used by each player along with those in his hand, to complete its respective combination . In casinos, besides Texas Hold ’em, Omaha is … Read More

H.O.S.E
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H.O.S.E(aka S.H.O.E) is a term used for playing a mixed game of poker consisting of four different poker games. H stands for Hold’em, O for Omaha Eight or Better, S for 7 Card Stud and E for 7 Card Stud … Read More

Bluff
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In the card game of poker, to bluff is to bet or raise with an inferior hand, or with a hand believed to be inferior. The term is also used as a noun: a bluff is the act of bluffing. … Read More

Blind
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The blinds is a term used to describe the two forced bets posted by players to the left of the dealer in flop-style poker games. The blinds exist because Omaha and Texas hold ’em are generally played without antes, allowing … Read More

Dealer’s choice
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Dealer’s choice is a style of poker where each player may deal a different game. A button passes to the left after every deal, giving the new dealer a chance to call a different game than the one that was … Read More

Big bet
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In a fixed-limit poker game, a big bet (BB) is the larger of two fixed bet amounts. A big bet is used in the final rounds of a game to increase the pot amount and thereby enable the possibility of … Read More

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