Hello poker lovers! We are back again with another “glossary of terms” for poker game. We hope you have understood some of them from the first set of the terms. Here we go with the second instalment:
It is when a player has missed a blind, and has to repay it before being dealt in.
This is a term of poker tournaments. When the player to be button next hand eliminates; the button moves to the empty seat and is dead.
A dead hand is any hand no longer eligible to win the pot.
Dead Man’s Hand:
It refers to two pair, aces and eights.
It is the money which is part of the pot, but it is not the part of a player’s bet.
It refers the distribution of cards to all the players at the table.
Numerous real money poker games will let all in players to deal the board twice, all board being worth half the pot.
The person dealing the cards is dealer.
It is a form of poker in which the dealer selects the details and version of poker to be played that hand.
In numerous high-low split games, players have to announce if they’re going for the high or the low. This is very rare.
It is a two.
A stack of similar color chips with one chip of a diverse price in the mix.
In draw online poker games, the players must abandon cards before getting their replacements.
If a player is behind in the hand, he is a dog.
It is when a challenger holds a hand which is a vast statistical favourite over a player’s.
It is the first up-card dealt to each player in a stud game.
In Omaha holding any hand where two pairs of suit cards held is double suited.
It is to win while all-in against a challenger with more chips than a player. This well doubles the size of a players stack.
When a card dealing face down, such as the last card dealt in a hand of Stud, it is downcard.
Any hand which requires hitting a specific rank or suit of card to finish is known as drawing hand.
A hand which has no possible way of winning, regardless of any cards to come is called as drawing dead.
A hand which can hit specific cards to win the hand is termed to be drawing live.
A hand which is drawing live, but with very few outs to win is said to be drawing thin.
It is to fold or discard.
Any Texas Hold’em poker game or Omaha hand which contains an ace, with no other like suited or connected cards.
It is a side pot with no chips in it.
It is being first to act on all post flop streets.
Eight or Better:
It is a qualification for a low hand in a high-low split game.
It is a card intended to be dealt face down accidently flashed to one or all players at the table.
They are the cards with the rank J, Q or K
When everybody dealt into the hand observes the flop.
Any player who plays awfully aggressive and loose is said to be fast.
When a “main game” is in effect, a feeder table will offer new players to the main game as players cash out.
It is the actual felt playing surface of the poker table.
It is the fifth board card dealt.
The re-stocking of a dealer’s tray is fill.
In a tournament, when there is only one table of players left is said to be final table.
The player to the left of the big blind, first to act pre-flop is the first position.
Five of a Kind:
In a game with wild cards it’s likely for a player to have five cards of the same rank.
A poker betting structure in which a player can only bet and raise in prearranged increments.
It is when a player sees a card they were not supposed to see.
It is when a player just calls in a situation where they could have raised.
It is making a play on the flop to take down the pot on the turn. Most commonly this is done by calling a suspected C-Bet on the flop, then betting out on the turn.
It is the first three community cards dealt face up.
It is having five cards of the same suit.
It is throwing away a player’s hand to avoid having to call a bet.
The imagined amount of equity a player gains by betting with the chance of their challenger folding their hand.
It is a bet which a player is required to make, such as a blind, ante or bring.
In a game with a feeder table and a main game, players from the feeder tabled are necessary to move to the main game when demanded by the floor staff.
In some card rooms making any forward motion with players’ chips is assumed to be a bet or call.
It is a fouled hand is any hand which has the wrong number of cards, or breaks any other real rule of the game. Fouled hands are dead and the pot forfeit, despite of any action in the hand.
It is having only four cards to a flush, in need of the final fifth.
Four of a Kind:
It is having four cards of the same rank.
It is having four cards to a straight, requiring the fifth to complete the hand.
It is also termed as the Turn in a community card game, Fourth Street is the fourth board card dealt.
It is when all players in the hand check, the players get a “free card”.
It is a poker tournament free to enter awarding the finishers with genuine prizes.
It is a tournament with no re-buys or add-ons.
A full house is a five card poker hand with three cards of one rank, and two cards of another.
Full Bet Rule:
In order to re-open betting, a full raise must be made and it is termed as full bet rule.
It refers to a poker table with nine or ten players.
Gap Hand (gapper):
It is a hand with a gap between two otherwise connects cards.
It is the illegal act of removing chips from a player’s stack, taking them off the table and out of play.
A poker player who sits for extended session “grinding” out a profit, before heavy playing looking for a big score.
It is a sort poker online game which needs more guts than skill.
Half Bet Rule:
The Half Bet Rule comes into effect for players wishing to raise, who don’t put out enough chips, or don’t verbally proclaim raise.
The cards a player is dealt. It is also everything that happens from one deal to the next.
When tournament play gets down near the bubble often the tables will start hand for hand play, ensuring each table plays the exact similar number of hands awaiting the bubble is burst.
Online poker sites let a player to view the history of every hand a player played on their tables.
When cheating by dealing from the bottom of the deck, a hanger is the card second to the bottom sliding over, hanging over the side of the deck. This can only happen from base dealing.
When there are only two players left in the hand they are said to be Head(s) Up.
On a lucky “hot streak” of cards.
In a high-low split game there will always be a winner for the high hand. The high hand is estimated identically as it will be in a high only game.
If no players have as much as a pair, the winner is the player with the highest High Card. Suits does not matter, if two players both have equal ranked high cards the second highest card is used as the tiebreaker.
A split pot game where the high hand (best hand) wins half the pot and the best qualifying low hand wins the other half of the pot. If no low hand qualifies, the entire pot is awarded to the high hand.
The player seated to the right of the cut-off.
The face down cards dealt to a player.
Special cameras used to snap a player’s hole cards for televising poker.
Any poker game run out of a player home, rather than a Card room or Casino. Home games are banned in many places.
A mixed or flip game, where the player play half Hold’em and half Omaha.
The most popular form of mixed game where the players rotate through the five games.
Here we end this second instalment. See you again with another instalment for glossary of terms. Happy learning!