Texas Holdem Strategy
 

Texas Holdem Poker Dictionary

Board
The communal cards on the table.

Blind Bet
A "Blind Bet" is a forced bet that is taken before the cards are dealt - made instead of an Ante. It is posted by the two Players to the left of the Dealer. A "Small Blind" is placed by the Player to the Dealer's left. The "Big Blind" is placed by the Player left of the Small Blind.

Flop
The first three communal cards dealt.

Hole Cards
The two cards that are dealt face-down to each player (also called "pocket" cards)

Turn
The fourth communal card dealt.

River
The fifth, and final, communal card dealt.

Puck/buck/button
A moving disc which indicates the Dealer, and moves in a clockwise direction.

 

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