Poker Dictionary

Absolute Nuts (maximum play) when we move higher than can be formed and can not be surpassed by any other combination of letters.

Add-On (add): Opportunity to buy extra cards provided at some tournaments to players and that spells the end of the buyback. These chips are called "add-on 'and a different way to" rebuy "or repurchase, and it is common for all participants of a tournament resort to add-on at some point.

All-in (all in): It is so called the situation in which a poker player in the pot has placed the last of his chips. This player, then you will lose certain rights, such as winning more money than he had on the table before putting it in the pot. However, who made the all-in "are still entitled to the main pot. In the event that another player bets more, this money will go to a side pot.

Ante (Advance): This is a forced bet, usually small. In English, is called "Forced bet" and all must pay before each hand. In those games with ante, these bets constitute the initial pot. (see "Forced bet")

Backdoor: we have a backdoor flush (color) or a backdoor straight (straight) when we have the possibility to complete our project require that the turn and river cards are favorable to us.

Bankroll (Funds): The total amount of money the player is ready to play poker.

Bad Beat (Strong defeat): The situation in which some fairly strong hand lost to a hand of cards even stronger.

Bad Beat Jackpot: Some online casinos offer a jackpot (boat) to players who lose in a bad beat. However, the various situations that might be considered bad beat will vary from game to game, and is "home," the site administrator, who usually decides.

Bet (): This is the action of putting money into the pot, but only at the beginning, since then, during the round this action is seen as a way to raise the pot.

Big Bet: The word "Big" (large) refers to the amount bet compared to the boat, without considering the actual amount that is being discussed. (see "Pot-limit"-pot-limit and "No-limit poker," poker no-limit pot). It also refers to the bet made in the last two betting rounds are double the Small Bets (which is made in the first two rounds of betting).

Big Blind (Big Blind): Bet designated and posted by the player is in the 2nd position in the sense of clockwise, next to the dealer. It takes place before distributing the cards. Those who join a game already under way, must commit a "Big Blind", regardless of the position to be occupied at the table.

Big Slick (AK): term used to describe the play consists of an Ace and a King in hand.

Bluff (lantern): bet or raise without having known position to try to win the pot. The aim is to withdraw our opponents who try to trick you into believing that we play.

Bring-in (bring): Bring the bet or to "bring in" is to place the first bet of the first round of a certain hand, excluding the blinds and potential ante.

Button (dealer button): Also called "dealer button" is the red button that indicates who the dealer of the cards.

Call (Call / OK): While literally translates as "call", it is used rather in the sense of acceptance, then "Call" is used to accept the bet. If you have placed a bet of $ 10 and there is an increase or raise $ 10 by another rival, accept (to "call"), will assume $ 20. This is the cheapest way to keep in play a certain hand.

Calling Station: A type of player that is characterized by a call on numerous occasions, both when it ought to raise and when it should fold.

Cap "cap the pot" is the situation that when you arrive in a round of betting Limit mode is reached the limit for bets and raises permitted.

Cash Games: game mode where the chips have real value as opposed to tournaments where they have a dummy.

Check (Wait / Pass): This is to let the own turn. When a player's turn and has not yet posted, you can choose to pass ( "check"), ie to "call" in a bid of $ 0.

Check-Raise (Pass-Up): It consists in passing and then raise ( "raise"), when you bet the next opponent. Usually is performed by the player who has good cards, to achieve an increase in the amount of the pot.

Chip (token): tokens that represent our money on the table.

Cold Call: When a player makes a "call" to a boat resubido.

Community card (s) (Community Cards): These are the cards that are face up and can use all the participants of a certain hand. Games flop, like Texas Hold'em Poker and Omaha Poker, have five community cards.

Cut off: player's position before the button.

Deal (Deal): It is the act of distributing the cards in one hand. The poker dealer, who performs this action is also called "dealer" or dealer. When one cards you are dealt a particular hand, is said to be "Dealt In", or "shared". In contrast, "Dealt out" means that one will not be dealt in a certain hand.

Deck (Deck): The set or deck of cards, most of the time, contains 52 cards.

Discard (Discard): This is the card that is discarded in a game of "draw", in order to replace it with another.

Draw (Draw): Certain types of poker that are of the type "draw". In these, at some point during a hand, a player has the opportunity to discard (do "discard") certain letters, which may be all or only some, to replace them by new cards "deck", ie the deck.

Drawing Hand: This is the hand that is incomplete but has all the potential to be a strong hand. The term usually used to refer to a certain hand in that 4 of 5 cards are available to do "straight". This is known as "straight draw". You could also do a "flush" in this case, "flush draw".

Early: a term referring to the position it occupies on the table. A player in "early position" plays in the first three positions to the left of the button.

Fixed limit (Limit fixed): This applies to the variety of "Limit Poker" and it comes to any type of wager in which the amount of it for a certain round has been stipulated in advance.

Flop: Cast typical varieties of poker that are played with five community cards, like Texas Hold'em and Omaha. The first 3 cards are dealt only once, and are called "flop". In this kind of games are known in English as "flop games".

Flush: This is the poker hand of five cards of the same suit.

Fold: This is the left hand action, usually because a player made a bet greater than one was willing or ready to accept.

Fold Equity: the increased value of our power to give the probability of a better hand. It is when our opponents have better hand is removed, being the Fold Equity quantifying this factor.

Forced Bet (compulsory or "forced"): The forced bet in the first round of stud poker, for example in the 7-card stud poker.

Free Card (free card): free card when you get in a round of betting chips do not have to invest in seeing the next card. To achieve this we might have needed to bet in a previous round.

Freeroll: Free Tournaments are known as the "freeroll" and not require the payment of an entrance, or are no "buy-in early.

Full or Full House (Full House): It is a hand of a pair and a trio. For example: 44KKK, ie two 4 and three kings. In case of tie, to assess which of the hands is the best, the trio first evaluate each of the players.

Gutshot: draft ladder in the absence of one internal letter, ie 4 outs: If we have 79 and the table brings 5-6-A need one of the four 8 that left in the deck to complete our staircase.

Heads-up (Head to Head) Game in which only 2 players. Some game rooms and tables offer special prices for "head-ups.

Hold'em: poker variant played in most the world in which two cards are dealt to each player and you have to make the best combination supported by 5 community cards.

Kicker: In "draw poker" was set apart a certain card, a different "rank" (name or value). By making the replacement of letters ( "draw") using a trio or a couple, it is used to enhance or hide one hand. In Texas Hold'em, is named after the peerless playing card that is paired with the pair or the trio of a certain player. Roughly speaking, the "rank" from "kicker" is what determines who the winner of the pot.

Late (last) referred to the position of a player at the table. The positions "beats" are the final standings and next to the button. These are the most advantageous.

Limit: a form of poker in which the maximum bet is determined by a set limit. For example, in a limited 10 $ / 20 $ in the first two rounds of betting you can bet $ 10 at $ 10 and the two subsequent rounds of $ 20 to $ 20. The small blind is half of the Small Bet (5 $) and the Small Bet big blind ($ 10).

Limp: enter the boat without climbing (call).

Main pot (Pot main): If someone does "all-in", is entitled to win the main pot, consisting of the bets that this player could cover. The other, the stakes have gone to another boat, called the side pot, are divided among the other players.

Middle (middle) are referred to the position they occupy places players at the table of positions 4,5 and 6.

Muck: It's called the set of cards and discarded, and the act of discarding cards and put them on the stack which they belong. This action removes those cards from the game.

Multiway (multiplayer) when they entered more than two players in the pot.

No Limit: a form of poker in which there is no ceiling on the amount bet on each betting round.

Nuts: Known as "nuts" to the best hand at a certain point of departure.

Odds: way to express a probability indicating the likelihood of something happening against the odds that something will not happen. For example, the probability that a given pulling January 1 of 6 faces odds would be expressed as follows: 1 to 5 where in 6 one would release a 1 and the other five did not.

Offsuit: Two cards are not the same suit.

Outs: term related to the probability and referred to each of the remaining possible letters out and that would complete our move.

Overcall: if not a hand went up (only we call) to encourage our opponents to call with their hands.

Overcard: This is the "hole card" of higher value, of all the community who are on the game board.

Overpair: overpair when we have a couple of hand we have is superior to any of the letters that have appeared on the table. If you have QQ, we overpair if the table has brought 7-9-2-J-3.

Pair (Pair): These 2 cards of equal value in a play. Example: J-J.

Play Money: play money made available to the players to play online poker rooms without investing money.

Pocket pair (pair of hands): When our two hole cards are equal and form a couple

Pot Limit: variant of poker where the maximum amount to bet in a betting round is determined by the amount of chips you have the pot.

Pot Odds: odds offered by the pot.

Position (Position): Called to the position of the players in relation to the dealer.

Post (Post): It is the act of placing a blind (small blind or big blind). If a participant did not play blind to a certain round, the dealer asked if you want to bet (in English, "to post" means "to" entries of the blind bet that was not played). By the turn of the player ( "action"), and if he accepts (call) a bet, then this must be added to the pot, unless the boat has increased (raised). In that case, the player has the option to increase it.

Pot (Pot or Well): It's named all the money that is in the middle of the table. This amount of money the winner takes her hand.

Pot limit (Pot Limit): The rule of gambling where the player is allowed to bet up to the value of the boat.

Quad: poker. Four of a kind (6-6-6-6).

Rag (garbage): a letter that adds nothing to the table.

Ragged: a flop "ragged" is one that consists of low cards and it has no dangerous compounds (letters connected or the same suit).

Rainbow (multicolor): it says that a flop is rainbow if no two cards of same suit so that there is any color project.

Raise (Raise or Increase): After opening the stakes of some round, "to raise" is the act of raising or increasing the amount of it. An example: If the betting limit is EUR 5 and player "A" places EUR 5, a player "B" may be waived ( "fold") or accept ( "call") of EUR 5 and you can also upload ( " raise) the bet up to EUR 10.

Rake: The chips taken from the boat and pay for those organizing the game.

Rank: The name or value of the card. A pair consists of two cards of the same name or "rank".

Razz: variant of Seven Card Stud Low Poker. The best combination is A-2-3-4-5.

Rebuy (Repurchase): Upon entering the game, the player does with a "buy-in" of a certain value. When you buy more chips before leaving, the player is making a repurchase or "rebuy". It also allows for the repurchase in some tournaments, if a player has less than a certain amount of chips, but only until a certain stage of the tournament and constrained by a predetermined number of buybacks.

Reraise (re-raise) a raise that you previously uploaded a rival.

The River or Fifth street: Literally, "the river" or "fifth street", is the last of five community cards in a game with flop (eg, Texas Hold'em or Omaha). Sometimes "river" or "river", is used to describe the last card of a game that is not the type flop, as the 7-card Stud Poker.

ROI (return on investment): percentage of money earned on the investment.

Royal Flush: This name is given to the poker hand with a "straight flush" of A-10, ie, from Ace to ten. For example AKQJ10 clover.

SB (small blind) small blind. Position of the player next to the button.

Semibluff (semi-bluff) technique similar to the lantern, in which no move ups the ante but hopeful that in the following link to get letters that move.

Set: trio when we partner in hand. If you have QQ and the flop comes 6-8-Q ladies have set. On the contrary, we taking trips if Q-6 and the flop was qq2.

Shorthanded: When a table is shorthanded consists of six or fewer players.

Showdown: Time in which all bets are already defined and all players show their cards. If there are still 2 or more players, the "showdown" is the process by which verifies the winner.

Side pot: A pot, which is formed when one or more players are end tabs. Those who have no more chips, they can not win, and this often leads to a phase of play where a player who has the 2nd best hand (or the 2nd worst...), could get to beat the player with the best hand.

Sit & Go tournament mode starts when they fill all available spaces.

Small Blind (small blind): The first amount that is put into the pot, by the first person to the left of the dealer button, before it bursts.

Skin: different versions of the same program. A poker room can have different skins that players share but software is different.

Stack: The money on the table, represented by the stack. Also used to refer to a specific amount of chips.

Steal the pot (Stealing the pot): Stay with the boat thanks to a lie, bluff or bluff.

Straight: Hand of five cards in succession. For example: 45,678.

Straight Flush: Hand "straight" in the same suit.

Suit: Each group of four of thirteen cards where the deck is divided or "deck". These four groups are spades, hearts, diamonds and clubs.

Table stakes: (1) Amount of money a player has on the table. Is the maximum amount you can afford to lose, or who can beat opponents in one hand in particular. (2) It is also about the chips you can buy only between hand and hand before the bets.

Tell: acitud nonverbal gesture or discovering some aspect of the game of our opponents or ourselves.

Three of a kind: A trio of cards of equal value. For example. QQQ (3 Queens).

The Turn or Fourth street: It is the fourth of the 5 community cards.

Tight: solid player.

Tricky: tricky or clever twist Team search referred to using deception.