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Open Pair - A pair that has been dealt face-up. Option - An option is a Live Blind made in the dark before the cards are dealt. If no one raises, the “option” player may raise the pot.


Paints - Face or picture cards (Jack, Queen and King). Pass - To fold. Pay Off - To call on the final round of betting when you may or may not think you have the best hand. Picture Cards - Face cards Play Back - To raise or re-raise another player’s bet. Playing the Board - In flop games when your best five card hand is all five of the community cards.


Pocket - The down cards or hole cards. Position - Where a player is seated in relation to the dealer, therefore establishing that player’s place in the betting order.


Post - When you post a bet, you place your chips in the pot. Pot - The money or chips in the center of a table that players try to win.


Pot Limit - This is a game where the maximum bet can equal the pot.


Push - When the dealer pushes the chips to the winning player at the end of a hand. It’s also when dealers rotate to other tables.


Quads - Four of a kind. Qualifier - In High-Low games, it is a requirement the Low hand must meet to win the pot. Rack - A tray that holds 100 poker chips in five stacks of twenty chips each. Raise - To increase the previous bet. Rank - The value of each card and hand. Rap - When a player knocks on the table indicating that he/she has checked. Re-buy - The amount of money a player pays to add a fixed number of chips to his/her stack in a tournament. Re-raise - To raise a raise. Ring Game - A “live” game that is not a tournament. River - This is the last card given in all games. In Hold’em and Omaha, it is also known as 5th street. In Stud games, it is also known as 7th street. Round of Betting - This is when players have the oppor- tunity to bet, check or raise. Each round of betting ends when the last bet or raise has been called. Royal Flush - This is an Ace high straight (A-K-Q-J-10) of the same suit. It is the best possible hand in poker. Satellite - It is a mini-tournament to gain an entry into a larger tournament.


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Scoop - To win the entire pot. Seating List - A waiting list. A player would put his or her name on this list if there were no seats at the table at which they wish to play. Second Pair - In flop games, when you pair the second high- est card on the board. Seven-card Stud - A well-known poker game in which players get three down cards and four up cards. You play the best five of those seven cards. Seventh Street - This is the final round of betting in Seven Card Stud and Stud 8 or Better. Showdown - At the end of the final betting round, it’s when all active players turn their cards face up to see who has won the pot.


Side Pot - A separate pot(s) which is contested by remaining active players when one or more players are all-in.


Solid - A fairly tight player (and reasonably good). Small Blind - The amount put in the pot by the person im- mediately to the left of the dealer “button” prior to the cards being dealt.


Stack - A pile of chips. Straddle - A straddle is a Blind bet which is usually double the size of the Big Blind (and that player may raise when the action gets to him). Straight - Five consecutive cards of any suit. Straight Flush - Five consecutive cards of the same suit. Structure - The limits put on the blinds/ante, bets, and raises in any particular game. Stud Games - Games in which players get down cards and up cards. Stuck - A player who is losing in a game. Texas Hold’em - This is also the name for Hold’em, the most popular form of poker. Three of a Kind - Three cards of the same number or face value (“trips”).


Top Pair - In flop games, when the player pairs one of his down cards with the highest card on board.


Treys - A pair of threes. Trips - Three of a kind. Turn - In flop games, this is the fourth card dealt. It is the third round of betting.


Two Pair - A hand consisting of two different pairs. Up Card - A card that is dealt face-up. Walking Sticks - A pair of sevens. Wild Card - A card that can be played as any value.


Source: www.a-w-r.com/poker_lingo.htm MIDWEST MEETINGS FALL 2012


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