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Poker Terms

At the online casinos, these terms are very importantÂ… so, before playing internet poker you should familiarized your self with them.

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Term Definition
Rag
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Raise
To bet an additional amount after some one else has bet.
Raiser
A player who raises.
Rake
An amount retained by a casino from each pot, usually no more than $2 or $3
Razz
Seven-card stud lowball. The original name of the games was razzle dazzle. See Appendix A.
Re-raise
To raise after an opponent has raised
Represent
To make your opponents believe you have a bigger hand than you are showing on board. Thus, if in seven-card stud you raise with an ace showing, you are representing a pair of aces. You may or may not in fact have a pair of aces.
Reverse implied odds
The ratio of the amount of money now in the pot to the amount of money you will have to call to continue from the present round to the end of the hand.
River
The seventh and last card, dealt face down, in seven-card stud and razz.
Rolled up
In seven-card stud, three-of-a-kind on the first three cards.
Rough
A lowball hand that is not perfect. Thus, an 8, 4, 3, 2, A is a perfect eight. An 8, 7, 4, 2, A is a rough eight.
Round of betting
A sequence of betting after one or more cards has been dealt. A round of betting continues until each active player has either folded or called.
Royal flush
An ace-high straight flush. A