Poker Glossary -
A five-card hand containing an ace but no pair; beats a king-high, but loses to any pair or above.
A full house with three aces and any pair.
Two pairs, one of which is aces.
Bets and raises. "If a third heart hits the board and there's a lot of action, you have to assume that somebody has made the flush."
A player still in the pot.
The opportunity to buy additional chips in some tournaments.
To make a bluff with the deliberate intention of being exposed as a loose player.
A player is considered to be All-In when he/she bets all his/her remaining chips.
To run out of chips while betting or calling. In table stakes games, a player may not go into his pocket for more money during a hand. If he runs out, a side pot is created in which he has no interest. However, he can still win the pot for which he had th
Term used for pair of aces.
An Ace Working
An ace in hand.
Any technically legal but ethically dubious way to increase your expectation at a game; a trick.
A bet required to begin a hand.
A small portion of a bet contributed by each player to seed the pot at the beginning of a poker hand. Most hold'em games do not have an ante; they use ""blinds"" to get initial money into the pot.
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