The action of raising another player’s bet, usually referred to preflop.
The action of raising another player’s 3bet.
This is the last rebuy option to add chips to your stack before the rebuy tournament continues as a normal freeze-out tournament.
When you need two running cards to make a certain hand (e.g. your hole cards contain two spades and the flop contains one spade; you need running spades in order to make a flush).
When a strong hand is unexpectedly beaten by a lucky draw. It can also mean when a strong hand is beaten by an even stronger hand.
The action you make when you would like to set the amount other players need to invest in order to stay in the hand. Any time you put money into the pot and are not calling, you are betting.
This occurs when players leave or are disconnected from the table during a tournament game. In their absence they will still have to pay blinds or antes.
A tournament where prizes are awarded for eliminating other players.
This is the amount of money required to join a game or tournament.
To match the most recent bet or raise. The term ‘see’ (as in ‘I'll see that bet’) is also used.
To check on your turn, then, when a player after you bets, to raise that bet. An aggressive move usually made by a player with a strong hand.
This is when a player loses chips on purpose in order to pass them to another player. It is not permitted.
When two or more participants finish with the same results.
This is when a player has lost all their chips or cannot continue to play in a tournament.
The last card dealt to the board in community card games. Also called “river”.
In Hold'em and Omaha, these are the first three community cards that are dealt face-up in the centre of the table all at the same time. The ‘flop’ also indicates the second round of betting.
A poker hand made up of five cards of the same suit.
To abandon your hand, usually because someone else has made a bet that is larger than you are willing to call. You give up any claim on the pot in exchange for not having to contribute more chips.
A poker hand made up of four cards of the same rank (e.g. 7-7-7-7).
The fourth card dealt to the board in community card games. Also called "turn".
A Freeroll Tournament has no entry fee or initial buy-in but you can still win prizes.
In a freeze-out tournament, players have a fixed amount of chips as starting stack and will be eliminated from the tournament when they lose all their chips.
A poker hand made up of one pair and three of a kind (e.g. 3-3-J-J-J).
A generic ticket can be used for any tournament where the ticket value matches the tournament buy-in amount and the ticket currency matches the tournament currency.
A tournament where the prize pool amount is guaranteed, regardless of the number of players and buy-in received.
Each hand played by a table of players is assigned a hand number and can usually be found at the top left of the screen.
Play between only two players. Unibet offers special heads-up tables and tournaments.
The period after the start of a tournament in which players can still join the tournament by registering. This makes it possible to enter a tournament even if you missed the start.
Tournaments that can have more than one table to accommodate the players. There may or may not be a limit to the number of players, depending on the tournament.
A poker game with no bet limits, where players can bet any amount they have in any round. Each bet or raise must be at least as big as the previous bet increase in the same round.
The best possible hand at any given point in the game, taking the community cards into account.
A Hold'em starting hand with two cards of different suits.
The number of cards left in the deck that will improve your hand. Example: ‘Any spade will make my flush, so I have nine outs.’
When your hole cards contain a pair which is higher in rank than any card on the board (e.g. your hole cards are K-K and the board reads 3-5-8-J-Q).
Any King, Queen or Jack.
Your unique cards that only you can see. As opposed to the community cards face up on the table. For instance, ‘He had pocket sixes’ (a pair of sixes), or ‘I had ace-king in the pocket’.
The pot is all the money that players wager during a single hand or game of poker. It sits in the middle of the table and is the prize for the winner.
The betting structure of a game where the maximum bet is equal to the size of the pot.
The initial round of betting which occurs after players have been dealt their hole cards but before any community cards (the flop) have been dealt.
This is the cumulative buy-in amount from all players in the tournament and it is offered as prizes. The House may choose to add to the prize pool.
To increase the amount of the current bet.
Money taken from the pot by the House as payment for hosting the game.
A game where the player contributed to the pot and the House took a rake – some money from the pot – as payment for hosting the game.
A hand is considered a raked hand when a flop is dealt and therefore the house took a rake – some money from the pot – in cash games.
At the start of a rebuy tournament, for a specific period, players can buy starting stacks again after losing all their chips.
A regular poker game as opposed to a tournament. Also referred to as a ‘live’ or ‘cash’ game since actual money is in play instead of tournament chips.
The last of 5 community cards in flop games, e.g. Texas Hold'em and Omaha.
A tournament where the prize is entry into another tournament. Winning a satellite tournament might save you paying a big buy-in.
Multi-table tournaments where players must register in advance and there is a specified start time.
Three of a kind when your hole cards contain a pair, and there is one card of the same rank on the board.
An adjective used to describe a game with few players.
An extra pot created when an all-in player has no more chips to bet but other players want to continue betting. The all-in player has no stake in the side pot, only the one he bet in.
Single-handed tournaments are multi-table tournaments where only a single hand is played and all players go all-in for the hand.
Tournaments that only require one table as the number of players is limited.
Instead of having a scheduled start time, a sit and go begins as soon as the required number of players are registered. Sit and go tournaments are always available.
A forced bet made by the person immediately to the left of the dealer prior to the cards being dealt.
A pot that is shared by two or more players because they have equivalent hands.
When you enter a game the money that you have available is your stake. You can’t go into your pocket during a hand – you can only invest the amount of money in front of you.
The cards which are dealt to you at the start of a hand (aka hole cards). These cards cannot be seen by other players until showdown.
A poker hand made up of five cards of consecutive rank (e.g. 4-5-6-7-8).
A deck of cards has four suits – hearts, diamonds, clubs and spades.
A starting hand which contains two cards of the same suit.
As players are eliminated from a tournament, the remaining players are moved to balance out the tables until only one table remains.
Any poker hand containing three cards of the same rank.
A poker game where players compete for each other's chips as the blinds or antes increase incrementally. The winner is the player that end up with all the chips.
The fee is the percentage of the tournament buy-ins that goes to the House.
A tournament ticket can be used to buy-in to a specific tournament. Tournament tickets are issued in the currency of the tournament.
The fourth of 5 community cards dealt face up in flop games, e.g. Texas Hold'em and Omaha. Also known as ‘fourth street’.