Online Poker Legislation Looking Possible for New Jersey
While it is seeming less and less likely that there will be any significant movement on federal legislation to license and regulate online poker in the U.S. this year, one politician believes the next eight months will produce the first state to…
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Useful poker terms:
- MAIN POT - The main pot, as related to one or more side pots, when there are one or more all-in player(s). The main pot is the one in which all active players participate.
- DEALER'S CHOICE - In home games, a rule that permits the dealer to name which poker game to be played that hand. Often limited to selecting from a list provided.
- BLANK - Used in describing stud and Hold'em games. Refers to a dealt card that does not offer any value; stating the actual rank and suit would detract from a description of the hand. "The last card was a blank.".
- BICYCLE - The best possible low hand: A-2-3-4-5. More common term: WHEEL.
- POCKET PAIR - Generic Hold'em term for 2 hole cards of the same rank.
- HIT - To make a hand or catch a card or cards that improves one's hand. "I hit a gut-shot draw on the river."