A popular poker game in which each player has 2 cards of their own that they must combine with 5 communal cards to make the best hand possible.

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In Poker, what happens if paying a blind puts a player all-in?

I have a question regarding increasing blinds in Texas Hold-em poker. I am developing a poker website. During tournaments players are not allowed to buy chips. Each player starts with 1000 chips to ...
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Who has the winning hand in this Texas-holdem scenario?

The table cards were A,K,K,8,3. All four suits were on the board. Player one had A,8. Player two had A,3. Is this a split pot?
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Can a player use only the communal cards when selecting their best hand?

In Texas Hold'em, there are 5 communal cards that are shared by all players, and 2 hole cards, that are private and may only be used by the player that the cards were dealt to. Can we just select all ...
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Texas Hold'Em Heads-Up Blind Structure

Why does the Dealer post the small blind and the other player post the big blind? Normally the person to the left of the dealer will post the small blind then the second player to the left of the ...
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When to make a continuation bet and how much in Texas Hold'em?

I am aware of the idea of a continuation bet, where you bet again on the flop, after a pre-flop raise. However, I'm not that sure on when I should and shouldn't do it. I tend to do it if I get the ...
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How often should I bluff in poker?

Obviously bluffing is an important element of poker, and bluffing too often, or not often enough will negatively affect your winnings, but is there a rule of thumb for how often you should bluff? For ...
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Donk betting in No Limit Hold 'Em

I've been playing Hold 'Em for a while, and I've considered a variety of different strategies. However, one thing that's always left me a little baffled is "donk" betting. Rather, betting into the ...
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Poker Texas Hold'em Sit-and-Go - Independent Chip Model (ICM)

What is "ICM" in Poker Texas Hold'em? I want to know some mathematical equations in answers on this question, because this part is important for me.
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Starting Hands in Texas Hold'em

How many possible starting hands are there in Texas Hold'em?
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Who has the winning hand in Texas-holdem (different full house hands)

The table cards were Q,Q,9,9,4 All four suits were on the board. Player one had Q,3. Player two had 9,8. Which player wins?
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What are “Implied Odds” in Texas Hold'em Poker?

What are "Implied Odds" in Texas Hold'em Poker?
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Is this a split pot?

The board shows two queens, a 9, 8, and 7. I'm holding a queen and a Jack. The other player is holding a queen and an Ace. Is this a split pot or does the Ace play?
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When should a player decide to fold in Texas Hold'em Poker?

In Texas Hold'em poker, when it is a player's turn, he tries to make a best hand out of his hole cards (private cards) and the communal cards. Now my question is: On what factors does he decide to ...
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How important is Bankroll Management in Texas Hold'em Poker, and why?

How important is Bankroll Management in Texas Hold'em Poker, and why?
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Can the Big Blind Player Post More than the Current Big Blind?

In a Texas Hold-Em No-Limit Tournament, where the blinds are 200-400, can the big blind initially post more than 400 or does the Big Blind need to wait until it's his turn to raise? For example we ...
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What are “Outs” in Texas Hold'em Poker?

What are Outs in Texas Hold'em Poker?
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Initial setup for a house game

I just bought a 300 piece poker set and none of the pieces have a denomination on them. I have white (100 count), red (50 count), green(50 count), blue (50 count), and black (50 count) pieces. I ...
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What does it mean to check behind?

In poker terminology, there's something called "checking behind". What does this mean?
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In Texas Hold'em, who is awarded second and third place in this scenario?

Consider the scenario where there are three players remaining: Player A has 1,000 chips Player B has 200 chips Player C has 50 chips and is the dealer The hand starts and Player C goes all in. ...
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When both players have the same 2 pair, can a 3rd pair be used as a valid kicker?

player A : 4,4 player B : A,10 board : K,K,Q,Q,2 Which player wins? I guess Player B but player A claims he has a pair of 4 which is a bigger kicker. who is correct?
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Is it possible to have a full house and straight flush in same hand with only two players?

In Texas Holdem, Is it possible to have a full house and straight flush in same hand with only two players?
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Texas Holdem All-In Question

This is regarding a texas holdem no limit home game. After the flop, player 1 and player 2 are the only remaining who bet. After the turn of the river card, player 1 goes all in. Player 2 decides to ...
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Is there a way to approximate Hold'em blind increases to time a game?

At a poker night I organise with friends, we're currently ratifying a set of rules. For the blind structure, at the moment, we start with blinds of 5/10 and increase the blinds every 15 minutes. If ...
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What is “Pot Odds” in Poker Texas Hold'em?

What is "Pot Odds" in Poker Texas Hold'em?
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Texas hold'em flush Tie or Not

I was playing Texas Holdem last night with some friends at my house and this was the hand we were dealt: My cards 7♠ 6♦ His cards 10♠ 7♥ Cards on table 6♠ 8♠ Q♠ J♠ 2♠ Odd hand. Everyone else ...
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What are the rules when two or more people go out when they are on the bubble for payout

What are the rules when two or more people go out when they are on the bubble for payout. For example, the top 6 players will get money back and there are 7 people left. The next hand results in 3 or ...
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Texas Holdem: How to Score this Hand - Single Pair, 3 kickers [duplicate]

I have a question for you. It's a question that came up last night in a poker game and is still being debated by the group. Some say split, some say one winner. Please let me know how you would score ...
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Is there WSOP (or other organisation) Texas Hold-em chip and blind schedule?

Is there a WSOP (or other organisation) agreed hold-'em tournament set-up for chips and blinds schedule: e.g. something that lays out: Chips arrangement: Players start with 2000 worth of chips: 200 ...
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Which hand wins [duplicate]

The community has King, King, Queen, Queen, 2. Bob has 10, 7 in the hole. Charlie has 3, 3 in the hole. Does Bob win because he has high card, or does Charlie win because he pocket 3 pair?
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flush on the board in texas hold'em poker [duplicate]

Sherry:Q◇Q♧ Loren:7♡8◇ Board:10♤9♤2♤A♤3♤ Is this a split or does Sherry win and why? Thanks Tammy
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Where can I find 'no limits' Texas Hold'em game logs?

I've been looking at some papers about developing AI players for Texas Hold'em, and many of them have used betting history from expert human players as training data. I have so far been unable to ...
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Texas holdem who wins [closed]

So in Texas holdem if two players have a straight with the same card who wins, (one player has a pair of 6s and the other player has a king)??
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What do the abbreviations BB, SB and D mean in Texas Hold 'Em?

http://www.flopturnriver.com/Holdem-Expected-Value-10-Players.php Maybe D is dealer and B is blind, but what is BB?
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How to break a Tie for a 3-of-a-kind [duplicate]

In a particular scenario where there is a tie for same three of a kind. Two players - User1 with 10h and 6d User2 with 10d and 4c On table 10c, 10s, Kc, 3h, 2d Who wins? Note: h/d/s/c = ...
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In Omaha Poker, can we use 0,1,3 or 4 hole cards when selecting the best 5 cards? [closed]

According to Wikipedia, in Omaha, a player must use exactly two hole cards and three communal cards when selecting the best hand. In Texas Hold'em Poker, it is possible to use only the communal cards ...
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texas holdem regarding a pair K8 vs K9 and A comes on the river

I have K8 the other player has K9 K on the board and A comes on the river, who wins the hand
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Can a player join after the preflop?

Can a player join an active game after the pre-flop? if so what would be the conditions? (for example if he sits between the smallBlind and the bigBlind Thanks!
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Bet process when 2 players and Big blind is all in on the Pre-Flop

as I understand when 2 players playing no Limit Hold-em dealerButton is smallBlind bigBlind goes All-In at the preflop. smallBlind opens the game and he CALL. how does the game move forward? (does ...