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Poker games and rules
- § 2.1 How to play
- 2.1.1 What are the
basic rules of poker? What are the hand rankings?
- 2.1.2 What happens if
two players have the same hand? How do you divide the pot?
- 2.1.3 What
should I expect the first time I play poker in a casino or card
room? What etiquette should I follow?
- 2.1.4 What is
a poker tournament? How does one work? What is a chip race? What is
- 2.1.5 What are some good
books about poker?
- 2.1.6 What are some
good magazines about poker?
What are some good poker-related software programs?
What do all these poker terms mean? Table stakes, no limit, all-in,
the nuts, drawing dead, and a thousand more...
- § 2.2 Popular poker games
What are some fun home poker games?
- 2.2.2 How do you
play Texas Hold'em?
- 2.2.3 How do you
- 2.2.4 How do you play
- 2.2.5 How do
you play no-limit seven-card stud? What is Mississippi Stud?
- § 2.3 More advanced topics
- 2.3.1 What does
- 2.3.2 What does
- 2.3.3 What is a kill
pot? What is a game with a kill? What is a half kill?
- 2.3.4 What is a
- 2.3.5 What is
Hi-Lo declare? What if someone declares both ways but ties?
- 2.3.6 What is a burn
card and why is it dealt?
- 2.3.7 What
happens if there aren't enough cards in the deck to deal the final
card in 7-card stud?
- § 2.4 Odds and probabilities
- 2.4.1 Why
are poker hands ranked the way they are?
- 2.4.2 What is
the correct ranking for 3-card poker hands?
- 2.4.3 Why
are ace-hi flushes ranked highest, when it's much harder to get a
seven-hi flush? And similarly for two pairs?
- 2.4.4 What are my
chances of sucking out on my opponent in Hold'em?
- 2.4.5 What are my
chances of sucking out on my opponent in Stud?
- 2.4.6 How many
fundamentally different Omaha or Omaha-8 starting hands are
- § 2.5 Miscellaneous
- 2.5.1 What is the
difference between a shill and a proposition player? What skills
are needed to be one?
- 2.5.2 What is
the Dead Man's Hand?
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