To violate an agreed-upon rule such that a given player's hand is disqualified.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Hands may be disqualified for a number of reasons, such as being dealt an incorrect number of cards, touching the discard pile, touching another active player's cards, or being removed from sight.
EXAMPLE: "I fouled my hand when I accidentally dealt myself an extra card."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
That has been or should be disqualified; that violates agreed-upon rules.
EXAMPLE: "Since removing cards from sight can help cheaters, the dealer declared my hand a foul hand when I accidentally dropped my cards on the floor."
USAGE: Describes a hand.
An error that causes a hand to be disqualified from a particular pot.
EXAMPLE: "I made a foul when I accidentally knocked my cards against the muck."
APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues