Poker Terms


Dealer-Button

This is a flat disk that is used to signify the Dealer's position on the table. The disk is marked with a D.


Deal Making

Deal Making enables Players on the final table to make deals regarding the final prizes. Deal Making is used in Single or Multi-Table Tournaments and enables Players to settle tournaments without playing to the end.


Denomination

The face value on the cards, Ace, King, Queen, Jack and from 2 to 10.


Discard Cards

In Draw Poker, each player has the option to discard one or more cards and replace them with new cards to attempt to get a better hand.


Door Card

The first exposed card in a Player's hand in Stud games.


Eliminated

This is when a Player has lost all their chips and cannot continue to play in a tournament.

 


Entrance Fee

This is the number of chips Players pay to join a tournament.


Equalized

This is when all Players have contributed the same number of chips to the pot.


Fifth Street

This is the fifth card dealt to each active Player in Stud games.


Fixed-Limit Game

A game with a betting structure where the bet limits do not change, and the amount of each bet is a specific fixed amount. Betting is limited to the table stakes as determined by the game rules.


Flop

This is the first three community cards dealt to the table.


Fold

This is when Players throw in their cards. They give up any claim on the pot in exchange for not having to contribute more chips to the pot.


Fourth Street

This is the fourth card dealt to each active Player in Stud games.


Free-Roll Tournament

Multi-Table Tournaments that do not cost Players any chips to enter, but there is a prize offered. Note: The House may impose certain requirements to enter a Free-Roll Tournament, such as Raked Hands.


Game Level

A level can either be a number of hands, or a number of minutes. The stakes increase at the end of a level.


Guest Table

Tables where you play as a guest for evaluation purposes only. All bet and win amounts are not in real money.


Heads-Up

This is when there are only two Players in a game.


Heads-Up Multi-Table Tournaments

This is when there are only two Players in a game. Players play each other until one is eliminated. The winner moves to the next round, where they play against another winner from the previous round. This process continues until there are only two people left to play one another.


High Hand

This is a highest hand at the table.


Hole Card

A card concealed in a Player's hand, that is not visible to the other Players.


Live Blinds

These are blind bets that are in play. Note: Players that post live blinds can raise their own blind bet.


Lowest Card

The lowest face-up card is used to determine the Player that must make the bring-in bet in Stud games. Note: Aces are high. If two Players have the same low card, the bring-in bet is determined by suit in alphabetical order from lowest to highest value: Clubs, Diamonds, Hearts then Spades


Low Hand

This is a hand that has 8 or lower. The low hand must have five unpaired cards with the value of 8 or lower, For example, Player A has a Two of Spades, a Three of Diamonds, a Four of Clubs, a Six of Hearts and a Eight of Diamonds and is beaten by Player B who has a Ace of Spades, a Queen of Diamonds, a Nine of Clubs, a Jack of Hearts and a Eight of Diamonds. Player A has the low hand.