One of the first things you
should know, in order to win money playing poker is the poker glossary, it is of
course crucial to know all the poker terms, what exactly every poker term
means. We have prepared a poker glossary for you, so you can start earning
money playing poker. Please read our poker glossary and all the other poker
info and you will be able to start earning money playing poker.
The full poker glossary
Ante - Ante is a pre hand
bet placed by all the poker players. It is the price of participating in a
Bet - The bet is the sum
of money you willing to risk n each specific poker hand.
Blind – can replace the
word ante, this is a bet placed by the player who sits to the left of the
dealer before the hand is starting.
Bluff - Bluffing is when you are betting aggressively even though you have a weak
hand, in an attempt to get the other poker players to fold. bluffing is very important do not give up on it, it is not lying.
Bug - A bug is a joker, in some games it is used as a wild card. Sometimes it is a
limited wild card, in those cases the joker acts as an ace. If the joker is the
fifth card needed to complete a flush or a straight, it becomes whichever card
Call - To call is to place in the game pot the amount needed to match the previous
bets made for that specific betting round. For example if the player on your
right bets a 1$, in order to stay in the game you need to place a 1$ bet.
Check - A check is a bet on nothing. If no bets have been made during the current
betting round, on your turn, you also can bet nothing, and pass the bet to
the player on your left.If every poker players checks all around
the table, the betting round ends.
Fold - To fold is to forfeit the hand if you think your cards are not good enough to
win. When you fold, you don't put any more money into the game pot.
Hand - A one meaning of a hand is a combination of cards that is compared to the
other player's hands to check who wins. The word hand can also mean a single
round of poker.
Pot - The pot is the money prize for the player who wins a hand of poker.
Raise – if you raise the bet, you increase the amount of the bet for the betting
round. For example: the player to your right bets 10$. You can call the 10$
bet, and then raise it by another 10$. You can place $20 into the pot. The next
player to your left would have to call the 20$ to stay in the hand.
Showdown - The showdown means the end of the hand in a poker game, when all the poker
players show their cards to see who has the best hand.
Wild card - A wild card is card whose value is decided by the
player holding it. Usually it means the joker, which sometimes used in a
specific poker games.
Now you are familiar with the poker glossary
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