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Cut

  1. Verb

    To separate the deck into two or more portions and place the portions in a new order; to divide and reorder the deck.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The most common method of cutting is to take a number of cards on the top of the deck and placing them on the bottom. However, not all types of cutting involve spliting the deck into exactly two portions.

    EXAMPLE: "I shuffled the deck and the player to my left cut it, so it is ready to be dealt."

    APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues

    ANTONYMS: Knock

    RELATED TERMS: Packet, Scarne Cut, Stacked Deck, Wash

  2. Noun

    The responsibility to cut the deck, especially when the responsibility rotates among players.

    EXAMPLE: "I'm dealing, so it is your cut this time."

    APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Deal, False Cut, Scarne Cut, Stacked Deck

  3. Noun

    A portion of the pot taken the casino or cardroom.

    EXAMPLE: "I tend to look for online casinos that take a low cut rather than ones with good sign-up bonuses. The cut matters a lot more in the long run."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    SYNONYMS: Chop, Rake

    RELATED TERMS: Time Collection

  4. Verb

    To specify locations in the deck from which to reveal a card and then compare the cards choosen by various players.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Cutting is typically done either for the highest card or the lowest card. If high card or low card is not specified, it is typically for the high card.

    EXAMPLE: "Lets cut to determine the dealer."

    APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues




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