Poker Terms


Posted by Erik | Posted in Poker | Posted on 19-02-2010

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Poker is a prominent game that has a fan base of countless of faithful participants all over the globe. The game is comprised of players appraising their personal cards prior to attempting to determine what cards the other players might have. The various versions of poker games are Texas Holdem, Seven Card Stud, Omaha Poker, the Hi/Lo version, Five Card Stud, and Five Card Draw. There are poker chat boards that deliver information about the assorted words employed in the game. These terms are incredibly bewildering and can take players quite a while to become versed in. In any case, knowing these terms is extremely important, as gamblers have to employ them constantly while gambling in a poker game, it doesn’t matter if they are novices or veterans.

The term ‘aces up’ refers to a pair of aces and one more pair. ‘Active player’ often means a gambler who is still absolutely involved in a hand. ‘All blue and all Pink’ means that a player holds a hand of five cards that are all spades, diamonds, hearts, or clubs. ‘Blank card’ references a card that has very little value in the hand. The term, ‘deal’ references the action of assigning cards to gamblers or keeping the cards on the boards. This term applies to the entire activity from breaking the deck to dealing of the cards and up to when the pot has been won, thereby ending that deal.

Other common phrases used in the game of poker include but not limited to discard, drawing dead, flop, Fourth Street, kicker, lock up, loose game, and muck. It’s important to refer to a complete list of poker phrases while attempting to learn Poker. There are poker sites that are completely dedicated to offering info about commonly employed poker words. They maintain a separate part where the meaning of these words are given along with an example of the permitted situation to use these phrases.

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