Drawing hand

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 In poker, a drawing hand is a hand that is not yet “complete”; that is, one which does not yet rank highly, but which may later, depending on what cards a player receives. This contrasts with a made hand – a hand which is … Read More

Dominating hand

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In poker, a dominating hand is one with an overwhelming statistical advantage over another specific hand. For example, in Seven-card stud, while a Starting hand of K♠ K♥ Q♦ has the lead over A♦ K♦ 10♥, the latter has many … Read More

Poker 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

Poker bad beat

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In poker, a bad beat occurs when a hand, which was at one time a big favourite to win, loses. Typically the term is only applied in this way when the player holding the eventual winning hand misplayed it spectacularly.Alternatively, … Read More

Texas hold ’em terminology and strategy

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Starting hand terminology and notation There are (52 × 51)/2 = 1,326 distinct possible combinations of two hole cards from a standard 52-card deck. However, since suits are only relevant for flushes, many of these hands are indistinguishable from the … Read More

World Poker Tour

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World Poker Tour Sport Texas Hold ’em Founded 2002 Commissioner Steven Lipscomb Motto “May all your cards be live, and your pots be monsters” (Unofficial) No. of teams No officially recognized teams Country(ies) United States (Founded) Most recent champion(s) David … Read More

Texas hold ’em rules

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The descriptions below assume a familiarity with the general game play of poker, and with poker hands. Objective Like most variants of poker, the objective of Texas hold ’em is to win pots, where a pot is the sum of … Read More

Texas hold ’em

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Texas hold ’em (also hold’em, holdem) is the most popular of the community card poker games. It is also the most popular poker variant played in most casinos in the United States. Its no-limit betting form is used in the … 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

Drawing hand

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In Poker, a drawing hand is a hand that is not yet “complete”; that is, one which does not yet rank highly, but which may later, depending on what cards a player receives. This contrasts with a made hand – … Read More

Dominating hand

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In poker, a dominating hand is one with an overwhelming statistical advantage over another specific hand. For example, in Seven-card stud, while a Starting hand of K♠ K♥ Q♦ has the lead over A♦ K♦ 10♥, the latter has many … 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

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