Ever wondered what the terms and for various poker strategies and plays? Here is your bible! I will keep adding to this list!
Poker Player Actions
ABC Poker is an inexperienced poker player employing a basic strategy. Although, it is possible an experienced player could use this strategy as a bluff.
Action – a players bet of any kind.
Acting out of turn – a player publicises their actions by folding or checking before it’s their turn.
Advertising – a poker player makes an obvious play such as “accidently” revealing their cards after they fold.
Bluff – a player pretends their poor hand is something better.
Bluff catcher – a hand that calls a player who has bluffed.
Check – a player declines to make a bet.
Crying Call – where a player is calls but is not confident of having the best hand. When proven correct, they cry!
Add on – buying more chips in between hands.
All in a player bets their entire stack.
Ante – the bet required by each player prior to the cards being dealt.
Bankroll – money used to play poker.
Bet blind – a bet without looking at the cards.
Big stack is a large stack of chips
Bleeding chips – losing all the consistently. Like bleeding cash.
Bust – a player loses all their money
Buy-in – minimum amount required to play in a poker game.
Call – matching the most recent bet.
Cashing out finishing the poker game and exchanging the chips for cash.
Colour Up is to trade your chips for ones of higher value.