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- § 1 Introduction
- 1.1 About the FAQ.
Redistribution. How to submit updates and suggestions.
- 1.2 Who pays
for the FAQ? How do I get the best online poker sign-up bonus? And
why are those questions related?
- 1.3 What is the best
way to access RGP?
- 1.4 Useful poker
- § 2 Poker games and rules
- § 2.1 How to play
- 2.1.1 What are the
basic rules of poker? What are the hand rankings?
- 2.1.2 What happens if
two players have the same hand? How do you divide the pot?
- 2.1.3 What
should I expect the first time I play poker in a casino or card
room? What etiquette should I follow?
- 2.1.4 What is
a poker tournament? How does one work? What is a chip race? What is
- 2.1.5 What are some good
books about poker?
- 2.1.6 What are some
good magazines about poker?
- 2.1.7 What are some
good poker-related software programs?
- 2.1.8 What do all
these poker terms mean? Table stakes, no limit, all-in, the nuts,
drawing dead, and a thousand more...
- § 2.2 Popular poker games
- 2.2.1 What are some
fun home poker games?
- 2.2.2 How do you
play Texas Hold'em?
- 2.2.3 How do you
- 2.2.4 How do you play
- 2.2.5 How do
you play no-limit seven-card stud? What is Mississippi Stud?
- § 2.3 More advanced topics
- 2.3.1 What are the
betting and raising rules in No Limit?
- 2.3.2 What does
- 2.3.3 What does
- 2.3.4 What is a kill
pot? What is a game with a kill? What is a half kill?
- 2.3.5 What is a
- 2.3.6 What is
Hi-Lo declare? What if someone declares both ways but ties?
- 2.3.7 What is a burn
card and why is it dealt?
- 2.3.8 What
happens if there aren't enough cards in the deck to deal the final
card in 7-card stud?
- § 2.4 Odds and probabilities
- 2.4.1 Why
are poker hands ranked the way they are?
- 2.4.2 What is
the correct ranking for 3-card poker hands?
- 2.4.3 Why
are ace-hi flushes ranked highest, when it's much harder to get a
seven-hi flush? And similarly for two pairs?
- 2.4.4 What are my
chances of sucking out on my opponent in Hold'em?
- 2.4.5 What are my
chances of sucking out on my opponent in Stud?
- 2.4.6 How many
fundamentally different Omaha or Omaha-8 starting hands are
- § 2.5 Miscellaneous
- 2.5.1 What is the
difference between a shill and a proposition player? What skills
are needed to be one?
- 2.5.2 What is
the Dead Man's Hand?
- § 3 Poker strategy
- 3.1 What skills
are important for Texas Hold'em?
What is a good preflop strategy for limit Texas Hold'em?
What is the Theory of Sucking Out According to Abdul?
How can I balance my preflop play to become unreadable?
- 3.5 How
does tournament strategy differ from that of regular games?
- 3.6 Is
"checking it down" in a tournament implicit collusion?
Why is position so important in poker?
- 3.8 Can one
overcome the rake at low limit poker games?
- § 4 Poker community
- 4.1 When can I meet
and play poker with fellow r.g.pers? What are BARGE, FARGO,
- 4.2 What the hell
is Rumple Mintz?
- 4.3 What is the World
Series of Poker?
- 4.4 What is IRC poker
and how can I play?
- § 5 Online poker
Where can I play online poker against real people for real money?
Is it legal? Is it safe?
What are some advantages of online poker over cardroom poker?
How can US players deposit money into poker sites? How can I
What stakes should I be playing at in Texas Hold'em? What bankroll
do I need?
What resources can help poker players move up in stakes?
How do I play online poker on a Mac computer?
How can I play online poker on Ubuntu (or other Linux
How can I best use Player Notes to track my online opponents?
- 5.9 How do I find
out what games are available and how many tables are active at each
- 5.10 What
is the online "cash-out curse"? Is the curse evidence that the
sites are rigged?
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