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Hand � The combination of cards you hold in your possession during the extent of a game.
Bet � A wager; the risk you are taking in order to play the game.
Pot � The sum of money players attempt to win.
Fold � Forfeiting the game.
Muck � A pile of cards that have been folded.
Showdown � The last round in a poker game where players show their cards to declare the winner.
Raise � Increasing the size of a bet.
Ante � A bet everyone playing must enter in order to play the game.
Blind � A bet made on top of the ante before the game has started.
Open � Volunteering the first bet of a game.
Call � Matching another players bet.
Check � Choosing not to open and the same as betting zero.
All In � Betting everything to stay in a game.
Stack � Money in a player�s possession.
Rank � The number or letter on a card. A (high), K, Q, J, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, A
Suit � The 4 different shapes on a card: Diamonds, Spades, Hearts and Clubs.
Straight Flush � a hand where the cards are of the same suit in escalating order.
Four of a Kind � a hand that contains 4 cards of the same rank. Also known as Quads.
Full House � a hand that contains 3 cards of the same rank and 2 cards of another rank. Also known as Full Boat.
Flush � a hand where all 5 cards are of the same suit.
Straight � a hand where all 5 cards are in escalating order.
Three of a Kind � a hand that contains 3 cards of the same rank. Also known as Trips, Set or Prile.
Two Pair � a hand that contains 2 cards of the same rank and an additional 2 cards of another matching rank.
One Pair � a hand that contains 2 cards of the same rank.
High Card � a hand that has different ranks and no sequence. Also known as a no-pair.
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