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Poker Glossary

Getting to know poker lingo does not have to be difficult have a look at our poker glossary to learn some of the most important poker terms.

Poker Glossary: Online Poker Portals

Online poker portals are Internet websites that offer a plethora of poker-related content. You can expect poker-related content like articles, news, poker software, tournament results, and/or reviews of online poker rooms.

Poker Glossary: Fourth Street and Fifth Street

When playing poker, the 4th street or turn card, is the 4th of 5 cards dealt to the poker board. These cards constitute 1 face-up community poker card that each one of the poker players taking part in the game can utilize to formulate their last hand.

The 5th street is the last card dealt in a friendly poker hand, which is followed by a last round of wagering and, if needs be, a poker showdown. In Omaha and Texas hold 'em, the 5th street or river, is the 5th and final card to be dealt to the board, this follows on the poker flop and turn. In 7-card stud poker games, the river is the last down card that is dealt to every player.

Poker Glossary: Royal Flush, Straight Flush and Four of a Kind

A Royal Flush is ranked first in the poker card ranking list and consist of the following poker cards: Ace, King, Queen, Jack, Ten all of the same suit

A Straight Flush is ranked second in the poker card ranking list and consist of the following poker cards: Any five card sequence in the same suit. For example, this could be a: Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight card.

A Four of a kind is ranked third in the poker card ranking list and consist of the following poker cards: 4 cards of the same suit or index. For example, this could be: Queen, Queen, Queen, Queen.

Poker Glossary: The Flop

The poker flop is the first three community cards dealt up at one time at a poker table.
As with any game with an element of luck, you will find times during a poker match when you feel you win all the time, and others where you simply cannot win no matter how good you start out. The poker flop can be one of these times. You have already put in your cash, the poker flop comes out, and you have to play the poker hand, whether this means winning or losing.

Poker Glossary: Texas Hold em Poker

Texas Hold em Poker is the most popular online poker variation ever, and its also the poker game that you have probably seen on TV. Texas Hold em Poker has 2 hidden hole cards and 5 exposed community cards, and have loads of strategy and action that will keep you coming back for more. Newbies should try this variety, as there is a type that will suit just about everyone online.

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