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deal To give out the cards during a hand
designated dealer In poker games like Texas hold 'em,the player to the left of the dealer bets first. In a poker room where each game has a resident dealer, a different player serves as the designated dealer for each hand.
deuceA two
diceTwo identical numbered cubes
die Singular for dice, a cube with numbers 1-6 on each side.
dime bet a $1000 wager
discard trayA tray on the dealer's right side that holds all the cards that have been played or discarded.
dollar bet a $100 wager
double downIn blackjack, it is the players option to double their original bet in exchange for receiving only one more card.To do this the player turns over their first two cards and places an equal bet alongside the original bet.
drawIn draw poker, the second round of cards that are dealt.
draw buttonIn video poker this button allows the player to draw up to five new cards.
drop boxOn a gaming table, the box that serves as a repository for cash, markers, and chips.
edgeAn advantage over an opponent
even moneyA bet that pays you back the same amount that you wagered, plus your original wager. shown as a ratio of 1:1.
win rate
A percentage of the total amount of money wagered that you can expect to win or lose over time.

face cards

The jack, queen, and king of any suit of cards.
family potIn poker, when everyone at the table decides to enter a pot
fifth streetIn seven-card stud, the third round of betting is called fifth street because players have five cards.In hold 'em , fifth street is the fifth card on board and the final round of betting.
first baseAt the blackjack table, the position on the far left of the dealer is considered to be first base and is the first position dealt with.
fishingA player who stays in a poker game longer than advisable generally is fishing for the card or two that will make the hand a winner.
flat topA slot machine whose jackpot is always a fixed amount,as opposed to a progressive.
flopIn a game of hold 'em, the three cards dealt face-up in the center of the table.
flushIn poker, a hand consisting of five cards of one suit.
front moneyCash or bank checks deposited with the casino to establish credit for a player who bets against that money.
foldIn poker, when a player declines a bet and drops out of the hand.
foulIn pai gow poker, a hand is fouled when the two-card low hand is set higher than the five-card high hand, or when the hands are set with the wrong number of cards. A fouled hand is a losing hand.
four of a kindFour cards of the same rank, also known as quads.
fourth streetIn seven-card stud, the second round of betting is called fourth street because players have four cards.In hold 'em, fourth street is the fourth card on board and the third round of betting.
full houseIn poker, a hand consisting of a three of a kind and a pair.

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