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Raise

To increase the previous bet.

Rake

Chips taken from the pot by the cardroom for compensation for hosting the game.

Rank

The value of each card and hand.

Rap

When a player knocks on the table indicating that he/she has checked.

Reading

Analysis of a player based on how they play, mannerisms, and tells.

Rebuy

The amount of money a player pays to add a fixed number of chips to his/her stack in a tournament.

Re-raise

To raise a raise.

Ring Game

A ‘live’ game that is not a tournament.

River

This is the last card given in all games.

Round of Betting

This is when players have the opportunity to bet, check or raise. Each round of betting ends when the last bet or raise has been called.

Royal Flush

This is an Ace high straight (A-K-Q-J-10) of the same suit. It is the best possible hand in poker.