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Push

  1. Noun

    A house dealer who has come to replace the current dealer at the table, such as during a shift change.

    EXAMPLE: "I will be leaving shortly. My push should arrive soon."

    APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues

  2. Verb

    To award chips to the winner of a hand.

    EXAMPLE: "The dealer pushed me the pot."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  3. Verb

    To play loosely and aggressively; to play as a maniac.

    EXAMPLE: "I was pushing for the first few hands after I joined the table. I wanted to build up my table image as a maniac."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  4. Noun

    A split pot; a pot that is evenly divided between multiple players due to a tie in hand rank.

    EXAMPLE: "The last hand was a push."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  5. Verb

    In certain stud games in which players may exchange cards, to pass a card to another player.

    EXAMPLE: "I pushed the 5d, and ended up regretting it when I found out it gave my opponent rolled-up trips."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Stud Games




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