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When you're playing poker, you may come across words that are unfamiliar. To help you learn the lingo of poker, we've developed a handy glossary of poker terms. To help you understand the relationships between these terms, we've built links between many of them.



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Ace-high A five-card hand that contains one Ace, with no straight or flush or a hand with no pair in it. Action Checking/Betting/Raising. A game in which players are playing a lot of pots is considered an 'action' game. Active Player Any player who is still in the hand. Aggressive Adjective to describe a player who raises and re-raises and rarely calls. All-in When a player bets all his/her chips. Ante Money placed in the pot before the hand is begun.

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