straight poker
noun Date: 1864 poker in which the players bet on the five cards dealt to them and then have a showdown without drawing — compare draw poker, stud poker

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  • straight poker — one of the original forms of poker in which players are dealt five cards face down, upon which they bet and then have the showdown without drawing any cards. [1860 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • poker game — noun any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest ranking hand • Syn: ↑poker • Members of this Topic: ↑raise, ↑poker face, ↑pot, ↑jackpot, ↑kitty, ↑ante …   Useful english dictionary

  • Poker — is a type of card game in which players bet on the value of the card combination ( hand ) in their possession, by placing a bet into a central pot. The winner is the one who holds the hand with the highest value according to an established hand… …   Wikipedia

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  • poker — [ pɔkɛr ] n. m. • 1855; mot angl., p. ê. de poquer I ♦ 1 ♦ Jeu de cartes dans lequel chaque joueur, disposant de cinq cartes, peut gagner l argent misé s il possède la combinaison de cartes la plus forte ou s il parvient à le faire croire à ses… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Poker — Pok er, n. [Of uncertain etymol.] A game at cards derived from brag, and first played about 1835 in the Southwestern United States. Johnson s Cyc. [1913 Webster] Note: A poker hand is played with a poker deck, composed of fifty two cards, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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