HELPFUL POKER TERMS
Full house containing three aces and any pair.
Five-card hand with one Ace, no straight, no flush or no pair in it.
Hand containing two pairs where one is a pair of Aces.
When a player bets all of the chips he has at the table.
A specific amount placed, before any cards are dealt, by the player sitting in the second position (or seat), clockwise from the dealer.
Bets that must be made by the two players who are seated directly to the left of the dealer chip. Blind bets are made before any cards are dealt.
Raising a bet without looking at your hand.
The act of making other players believe that you have a better hand then you actually have. Usually done by betting or raising.
A different name for a Full House.
The minimum amount of money required to join in a particular poker game.
When a player matches the previous bet amount.
When there has been no action by any previous player, a player may check or “pass” action to the next player.
The person who handles and deals out cards, distributes the pots, and oversees the game.
To discard your cards upon your turn to act, thereby exiting the current round.
The highest unpaired card in a hand.
At the end of a game, when a player discards or throws out his hand without showing his cards.
The minimum amount of money with which you can join a game.
A different name for a Four of a Kind.
Increasinge the bet made before you.
The percentage taken in chips from the pot by the house.
The value of a specific card or the value of a hand.
Another name for a Tie.
Refers to the 4 possible characteristics of a playing card, as in, clubs (c), diamonds (d), hearts (h), or spades (s).