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Top new questions this week:

Proper way to dispute a dealer's actions

I was recently in a poker room where I saw some unexpected behavior from a dealer. I don't want to call the place out, but I do want to make it clear that it's not a small-time or shady operation; ...

asked by userA2345 6 votes
answered by jms 3 votes

All-in, pre-flop with AK... twice. Was that a bad decision?

I was playing against a player who was going all in almost every hand pre-flop. So after waiting until I had something that I thought could beat a random hand, I went all in with AKo. LOST to Qx. BUY ...

cash-game pre-flop all-in  
asked by yaki moto 6 votes
answered by Jon 9 votes

Joining and rejoining a texas holdem poker game that is already in progress

As i am coding a poker game at the moment, i am facing with the problem of a new player joining or rejoining a hand already in progress. That being said i have drawn an image to better illustrate what ...

asked by osmiumbin 4 votes
answered by Jon 1 vote

What does "across" mean in poker?

I've been watching some episodes of Poker After Dark and heard the players use the term "across" in a sentence such as "I had 4 across". (or "a cross" perhaps?) What does it mean? I'm thinking it ...

asked by Karnage2015 3 votes

How to play bottom pair on the botton?

I was playing NLHE speed poker on microstakes. I had 6♥ 6⋄ in MP and I made a standard 3BB bet. Then the button called. The flop came J⋄7♠3♣. Made standard 50% pot ...

nlhe online cash-game no-limit  
asked by kazik1616 1 vote
answered by vlzvl 0 votes

Going from two to three players and back again. Texas holdem ring game

In a heads up game, the dealer is also the small blind. Because of this, when the game goes from three to two players or from two to three players, separate rules apply in order to accommodate for the ...

texas-hold-em blinds dealing  
asked by osmiumbin 1 vote
answered by osmiumbin 1 vote

At least one ace

It's Texas Hold'Em with 6 players. What's the probability that at least 1 player is dealt an ace? What is the distribution model for 0..4 aces?

texas-hold-em poker-theory  
asked by Jon Mark Perry 1 vote
answered by Mew 5 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What is the min-raise and min-reraise in Holdem No Limit?

When I play with friends live poker we always ask ourself what are the min-raise and min-reraise rules in Holdem No Limit?

texas-hold-em no-limit raise  
asked by Jurik 2 votes
answered by Dutch.Boyd 5 votes

A2345 Straights permitted

Are A2345 Straights permitted? If so, where are they permitted/not permitted(full-tilt, pokerstars, wsop)? Edit: I can't find anywhere in the official WSOP rules where it says anything about it, the ...

rules wsop  
asked by GlassGhost 2 votes
answered by Dutch.Boyd 4 votes
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