Making a hand other than the one intended. Example: Having J/10 of Clubs with a flop of A of Clubs, 5 of Clubs. 6 of Spades. The turn and river are K & Q of Hearts. You made a straight instead of the intended (and more likely) flush.
A designated amount that is placed by the player sitting in the second position, clockwise from the dealer, before any cards are dealt. (Players joining a game in progress must post a Big Blind, but may do so from any position.)
A hand that contains an A-K.
A useless card.
The bet(s) that must be made by the two players sitting directly to the dealer's left which will start the action on the first round of betting. The blinds are posted before any cards are dealt. (A "Blind" bet is one that is made in the dark without looking at your cards.)
To make other players believe that one has a better hand than he/she might otherwise have by betting or raisingwhen they do not have the best hand.
The cards that are dealt face-up in a poker game for all players to see. In flop games, five cards are dealt face-up in the center of the table. In Seven Card Stud, four cards are dealt face-up in front of each player.
A full house.
When a player uses the lowest card on the flop to make a pair with one of his own cards.
Also known as the "river" card. In flop games, this represents the fifth community card on the table and the final round of betting. In Stud games, this is the fifth card dealt to each player and represents the third round of betting.
A poker game in which the player is dealt five cards down. They have one draw to replace them and the best high hand wins the pot.
A poker game in which each player is dealt five cards, one down and four up, with betting after 2, 3, 4, & 5 cards.
In Hold'em and Omaha, the first three community cards that are dealt face-up in the center of the table all at one time. The "flop" also indicates the second round of betting.
Poker games (Hold 'em and Omaha) that are played using community cards that are dealt face up in the center of the table.
An employee of the cardroom who makes rulings and decisions.
Any five cards of the same suit.
When a player has four cards in his hand of the same suit and is hoping to draw a fifth to make a flush.
To throw your hand away when it's your turn to act.
A required bet that starts the action on the first round of a poker hand.
Four of a Kind
Four cards of the same number or face value ("quads").
In flop games, it is the fourth community card dealt (also known as "the turn") and represents the third round of betting. In Stud games, it is the fourth card dealt to each player and represents the second round of betting.
The card you get as result of semi-bluffing from late or last position so that all the players check to you.
Any three cards of the same number or face value, plus any other two cards of the same number or face value.
To decide the first dealer in the flop tournaments each user is dealt a single card and the player with the highest card (based on the card and the suit order - of spades, hearts, diamonds & clubs) becomes the theoretical dealer.