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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Play the Board

  1. Verb

    To make your best possible hand using only the community cards.

    EXAMPLE: "I was dealt pocket Kings, but the board came up 6h-7h-4s-5d-8c. The kings didn't help. I was just playing the board for the 8-high straight. Nobody had the nine needed to beat the board, though, so we ended up with a split pot."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Shared Card Games




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