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Where can I download high quality images of poker cards?

The deck linked by @Glorfindel is for French playing cards. Here's a link to poker playing cards, in PNG or SVG format. Poker cards are wider than French ones. This design is used by many decks, e.g....
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Where can I download high quality images of poker cards?

Googling for 'SVG cards' gives some results, including this one which is also featured on Wikipedia. (created by David Bellot)
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How did this hand from the 2008 WSOP eliminate Scott Montgomery?

You have incorrectly identified Eastgate's hand. Montgomery's hand is AAAQ6 (Three of a Kind, Aces). Eastgate's hand is 666AA (Full House, Sixes Full of Aces). On the turn, the two remaining sixes are ...
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Why is Royal Flush ever listed separately from Straight Flush?

There are a number of different hands that have a specific name. For example, A-2-3-4-5 is called a Wheel. The Royal Flush obviously gets its name from being the highest hand, and specifically having ...
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What is the worst possible hand that wins at showdown?

9-high is the worst possible hand that can still win, as long as you have 3 or fewer opponents to beat at showdown. Throughout this answer I'm just assuming that flushes are not considered; it is very ...
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In Poker, what happens with the next players if paying the big blind puts a player all-in?

Player B is considered all in and Player C must still match the full blind amount and there will just be two possible winning piles depending on who wins. If Player B wins they would win 60 chips per ...
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Is there a standard notation for poker games?

Yes there is a standard for notating poker games, though it's not so widely used. One of the reasons for this is doing it as a player in game is cheating, writing down the cards that have come out ...
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Do you get to choose your hand, or is the highest hand chosen automatically?

In other words, do you choose how to play your hand in the end, or is the most valuable combination of cards automatically and involuntarily chosen? What a player claims to have, is irrelevant. The ...
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What should happen if a player requests the floorman after an opponent deliberately exposes their hand?

I think there is a misunderstanding that 'the line' is a fold line. I've played in many casinos where there is no line. Just because cards have crossed that line face up doesn't automatically make ...
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How can a casino offer 99%+ RTP plus 1% cash back?

You are doing the math correctly. Start out with $100. Get 1% cash back, so essentially you have $101. Now, 99.54% RTP, gets you 0.9954 * 101 = $100.54 So, on average every $100 you play, you would ...
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Use of Jokers in Poker

I don't think you'll find jokers used in live poker (against other humans) in a casino. However, there are many variations of poker played in home games that use jokers and/or other wild cards. In ...
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Splitting the pot without showing hands

This is a form of collusion, and would not be permitted in many casinos or tournaments according to their rules. A home-game or less-reputable operation may make its own rules that allow this, but it ...
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What is the reason why the commentator said that?

He's talking about what Daniel is thinking. He's saying that Daniel is pretty sure that his pair of 2's is the best hand, unless Laak is holding a 9, which he could be (from Daniel's perspective). So ...
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Blinds & Antes confusion

Using Roberts Rules an ante is defined as A prescribed amount posted before the start of a hand by all players. So the ante has no effect on the amount paid by blinds. Each player posts there ...
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Where can I download high quality images of poker cards?

In 2018, I created a W3C standard Custom Element <card-t suit=Hearts rank=Queen></card-t> CardMeister does not load SVG, it creates SVG client-side. All 52 cards SVG is optimized, ...
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Is there a standard notation for poker games?

Yes, there's a notation used in all discussions and software poker related. Face value of the cards: 2-9, T, J, Q, K, A Suits of the cards: s, h, d, c So King of spades is Ks, 5 of clubs is 5c etc. ...
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Number of possible hands in last two rounds of Texas hold-em

An explanation of how these numbers were derived is available in Johanson, Michael. (2013). Measuring the Size of Large No-Limit Poker Games. Essentially those are the number of card combinations from ...
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POKER - Is it best to sit out your blinds?

No. You can't re-enter on the button (or the small blind)(at least in any game run by sensible and fair people). This would require moving it past the player who has just been in the hands where they ...
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Texas Hold em question

Consider the best 5-card hand that each player can create from 5 cards. (Since you didn't specify the suits, this assumes that nobody can create a flush.) Players 1 and 2 have A 7 A J 5 5 5. The ...
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Two-Player Poker

You seem to be familiar with a certain variant, such as the famous Texas Hold'em (where you get dealt two cards and a number of five table cards, which are shared between players). Those variants are ...
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Who wins this Texas hold 'em hand?

Assuming this is Texas hold 'em, then the strongest hand each player has is the full house on the board so the pot would be split. As per the article under The Showdown with relevant parts bolded. On ...
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How do you determine the winner of a Texas Hold'em poker hand?

@corsica has given an excellent answer, which is extremely thorough, but isn't at the right level of abstraction (in my opinion). Here is a different way of conceptualizing the rules for people ...
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Card Game Scoring System

I can't tell why you'd want to do this, but it's easy enough to do. There are 2598960 (= 52 choose 5) different 5-card poker hands, a small enough number that a computer program can quickly sort them ...
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Where can I download high quality images of poker cards?

For those searching for playing card images, I have produced a complete pack that uses a variation on the standard design of pips. The SVG playing cards I have made are a full deck (52 cards + Jokers) ...
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What is the "level" in World Series of Poker?

I guess that it is a meter of "experience" in the app. If so, every action you do in the app increases your level meter (every hand, every win of a hand, etc...) High level does not mean a strong ...
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Where can I download high quality images of poker cards?

If you are looking in adding cards to a text that you write in LaTeX then the pst-poker package is useful, see http://web.mit.edu/foley/games/Arcadia/sr/poker/poker-doc.pdf
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Texas holdem with an overall time limit

You could always time the blind increases in such a way that when they get really high coincides with 10pm - you won't be guaranteed to finish at 10 on the dot, but you'd have a good chance of being ...
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Texas holdem with an overall time limit

Easiest solution is to play cash mode instead of a tournament mode. In cash games every chip is worth money. For example, if you play with 5$ you can give every person 500 chips of 1 cent. at 10:00 ...
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Texas holdem with an overall time limit

I have not seen anything for an official rules for a time limited game but I have played in settings where there was limited time and players would come and go as they could. In those situations we ...
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Can you reveal your hand when you fold in poker?

No, you are not allowed to show reveal your hand when you fold as that gives unequal and unfair knowledge to the rest of the players. For example in Texas holdem where you have two cards in your hand ...
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