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

Double Exposure Blackjack
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Double Exposure Blackjack is a variant of blackjack in which both the dealer’s cards are revealed to players at the start of the hand. Knowing the dealer’s hand provides significant information, and without rules modifications would be advantageous to the … Read More

Business Aspects of Housie
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In New Zealand and Australia, housie is often used a fundraiser by churches, sports teams, and other groups, and raffles are sold before the game. Bingo, as housie is known as in the UK (not to be confused with the … Read More

Bridge
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Players: 4 Age range: recommended for 12 and up Setup time < 2 minutes Playing time: WBF tournament games = 7.5 minutes per deal Rules complexity; Medium Strategy depth: High Random chance: Low – high depending on variant played Skills required: … Read More

Chinese auction
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A Chinese auction is a type of auction (actually a combination of auction and raffle) that is typically featured at charity or other fundraising events.In a Chinese auction, bidders are not prospective buyers (as in the conventional English auction). Instead, … Read More

Calcutta Auction
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A Calcutta Auction is an open auction held in conjunction with a golf tournament, horse race, or similar contest with multiple entrants. It is popular in Backgammon and is currently enjoying rising popularity for NCAA Basketball pools during March Madness.Bidding … Read More

Casino war
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Casino war is a casino card game based on the children’s game of War. The game is arguably one of the most easily understood casino card games, but it also has a relatively large house edge compared to other games.The … Read More

Notable Russian roulette incidents
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Reality On December 24, 1954 the American blues musician Johnny Ace shot himself to death in Texas playing Russian roulette in a dressing room before a concert. John Hinckley, Jr. was known to play Russian Roulette, alone, on two occasions … Read More

Dead man’s hand
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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 murder, which is accepted to have included … Read More

Boxcars
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Boxcars is the outcome of rolling the dice in a game of craps and getting a 6 on each die. The pair of 6 pips resembles a pair of box cars on a freight train. In modern parlance, it refers … Read More

World Poker Tour Walk of Fame
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The World Poker Tour Walk of Fame is designed to honor those poker players who have played the game well at the highest levels as well as those who have promoted the spread of it through film, television, and literature. … Read More

Point shaving
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Point shaving, in organized sports, is a type of match fixing where the perpetrators try to prevent a team from covering a published point spread. Unlike other forms of match fixing, sports betting invariably motivates point shaving. A point shaving … Read More

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