Betting all of the money you have on the table.
When you have a considerably better hand than your opponent, but he draws out and beats you.
BET FOR VALUE:
Bets you make that are expected to win more than they lose in the long run.
Available funds you have available specifically for poker.
Choosing the correct stakes and game type to avoid exhausting a bankroll during downswings.
An early forced bet that is put in by the player 2 to the left of the dealer button.
A bet or raise designed to win the pot by making your opponent fold.
The combination of community cards on the table.
10 through ace straight.
The player who is last to act, and is theoretically the dealer in the hand. The dealer button rotates around the table clockwise every hand.
To put in the minimum amount of money required to be able to continue in the hand.
A player who calls a whole lot, likely more than he should.
A game where each hand is played for real money as opposed to tournament play.
To change the style of your play during a game. From tight to loose, or vise versa.
To not bet anything, when you are allowed to do so.
To check first, then re-raise a player who bets.
When the cards on the table mean that is unlikely or impossible that any player has made a strong hand like a straight or flush.
The first 3 players after the blinds; First 3 players to act.
To exit the hand by opting not to call a bet.
5 cards of the same suit.
5 cards consisting of 3 of a kind & a pair.
Playing against one opponent, like at the very end of a tournament.
The cards that you have that are face down, and can only be seen by you.
Money you expect to win from an opponent when you make your hand or hit your draw.
To raise “all in”.
The highest card you have that is not a pair.
The last 3 players to act before the button. Referred to as ‘The hijack – 2 players before the button’, ‘The Cutoff – 1 player before the button’, and ‘The Button’.
To enter a pot before the flop by just calling the blinds,and not raising.
The players that are positioned approximately in the middle of the blinds and the dealer button.
Another term for folding.
A poker game where you may bet all your chips at any point in the hand.
The best possible hand that you can have, given the board.
2 cards that are not the same suit.
When a player is playing worse than usually because they are angry or upset.
The first player to enter the pot before the flop by raising.
Cards that will improve your hand if they come.
Two of the same cards.
The total amount of money, or chips, that all players have bet in one hand.
Poker games where the maximum bet is always the size of the pot.POT ODDS – The amount of money in the pot compared to the mathematical odds of you making your hand, or being ahead.
The top 5 starting hands in no limit hold’em. AK, JJ, QQ, KK, and AA.
Four of a kind.
To increase the size of an existing bet in the same betting round.
When you raise another player, after he has raised. Also called a ‘3-bet’.
The final community card dealt in texas hold’em.
A very tight player, who plays mostly just premium hands.
An ace-high straight, all of the same suit.
When bluffing with a significant amount of “outs” that can come to improve your hand.
3 of a kind. Also known as a ‘set’ or ‘trips’.
When you have a very short chip stack compared to the blinds, or the other players at the table.
At the end of the hand, players turn their hole cards over and the winner of the pot is determined by hand strength.
To play a strong hand weak, thus attempting to trap your opponent.
An early forced bet that is put in by the player 1 to the left of the dealer button.
To bluff at the pot; usually before the flop.
Also known as ‘late position’, these steal positions are to the right of the button.
Both hole cards are of the same suit.
THREE OF A KIND:
Three of the same card.
A player who plays very few hands; usually just premiums.
Three of the same card. Also known as a ‘set’.
The fourth community card in Hold’em.
A bet made by a player who wants it to be called. Designed to win money.
The statistical measure of how far actual results differ from expectation.
When the cards on the table make it possible for players to have hit strong hands.