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texas-hold-em× 453

a poker variant in which each player receives two cards (hole cards) that are dealt face down and then five community cards are dealt face-up by the dealer. All players may use their …

rules× 203

Rules about all poker game types such as cash games, tournaments etc.

nlhe× 148

NLHE refers to the no-limit variant of Texas Hold 'Em

online× 141

played against remote opponents using software.

tournament× 141

Tournaments refer to poker games where players play until they run out of chips, with the last person having chips being the winner, the second to last taking second place, and so-on. There is no dir…

poker-theory× 121

generally based on mathematical principals to define the theory.

betting-strategy× 107

the application of various betting options (check, bet, raise, call, fold) and amounts to achieve a desired result.

cash-game× 93

Cash games refer to poker games where chip values correlate directly to money. They can generally be bought into at any time, and cashed out of at any time.

odds× 90

Odds refer to a ratio. This can take many forms - 2 examples are pot odds, which is the ratio of the amount in the pot vs. the amount to call, and implied odds, which is the ratio of the amount you t…

poker-strategy× 89 hand-history× 75

an account of a single hand of poker up to a certain decision point. They should include as much information as possible, and should not include information about the hand past the…

probability× 68

deals with computing probabilities for many commonly occurring events in the game of poker

live× 66

poker that is played in person, whether in a casino or a home game.

strategy× 57 all-in× 52

Betting all chips at a betting round in a no limit game

no-limit× 50

A game played with a no-limit betting structure allows each player to raise the bet by any amount up to his entire remaining stake at any time (subject to the table stakes rules and any other rules ab…

statistics× 42

Computational mathematics for understanding odds and other playing percentages

poker-tools× 39

Software tools to help players with player tracking, bankroll accounting, game simulations etc.

reading-hands× 38

The skill of reading a player to determine relational hand strength.

pre-flop× 37

Pre flop refers to the period of time in a flop game (such as Texas Hold'Em or Omaha) before the community cards are dealt. It consists of the posting of any blinds or antes, the dealing of the cards…

hand× 37

The best cards that determine what the poker hand is. Or the cards in ones possession that work with community cards. Such as saying my starting hand was AK in Texas Hold'em.

etiquette× 29

rules of proper behavior in a game.

software× 27

Questions about all poker software.

learning× 25

The process of studying and practicing poker in order to improve one's skill.

heads-up× 22

Heads up refers to play between 2 players. A hand can start heads up, or it can become heads up when all but 2 players fold.

betting-position× 22

Betting position refers to betting/playing strategies based on table position in relationship to the player who is currently the dealer.

pot-odds× 22

the ratio of the current size of the pot to the cost of a call.

home-game× 21

Private games hosted outside casinos, typically in a host's residence. Table rules, stakes, and pay quality will vary wildly. Questions may involve hosting, blind structures, game styles, amateur tour…

bankroll-management× 20

Bankroll management refers to balancing the amount used to play individual poker sessions against the total amount in a bankroll to maintain an acceptable risk of ruin.

psychology× 19

Questions about psychology in poker.

terminology× 19

The study of words or phrases that have specific and established meanings in the context of poker.

side-pots× 17

unattainable by at least one active player, due to said player not having enough chips to call the full bet.

blinds× 17

Forced bets before a hand of play that entices players to stay in a hand.

nl200× 17

No-Limit Variant; 100bb = ($)200. Currency is (Variable).

starting-hand× 16

The cards that a player receives from the dealer in the first round (e.g. pre-flop), without taking into account the community cards or the drawed cards (in the case of Draw poker variant).

range× 16

the equivalent of a mathematical set, consisting of different stating hand combinations.