Pair drawn to poker
Dan Zogman won 227,811 and the Heartland Poker Tournament title with a pair of fours. In the tournaments final hand of Texas Hold Em, his opponent had a queen and a three, and Zogman had a four and a nine. The flop included a three and a four, giving Zogman the higher pair.
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- TURN - The fourth community card in Hold'em.
- HOUSE RULE - Rules and interpretations (e.g., use of wild cards, or rules on having to show beaten hands) that are specific to an establishment or even tables within the establishment.
- DRAWING DEAD - A draw in which it is impossible to obtain a winning hand for any of a variety of reasons: an opponent's hand is better than whatever you are drawing to, the card(s) that make your hand are out of play, or (in Hold'em) give an opponent a stronger hand even if it makes yours. Frequently used in the past tense, since one rarely knows it at the time.
- REPRESENT - Implying, by one's betting style, that one has a particular hand.
- LIMIT POKER - A poker game wherein the amount to be bet is fixed, or at most variable within a prescribed minimum and maximum. Ant.: NO-LIMIT POKER.
- TABLE STAKES - A standard rule whereby during a hand players can only bet the money they have on the table. If the bet to a player is more than the player's stack, that player may call with all his chips and be eligible to win only that portion of the pot he contributed to equally. A side pot is created, for which only the remaining players may compete.