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Glossary of Poker Terms

Flush
A poker hand consisting of any five non-consecutive cards of the same suit. See Poker Hand Ranking for an example.

Fold
Abandon a currently played hand loosing all the money already bet. This action is normally taken in response to the opponent's Bet or Raise. This is a wise choice for a player who realizes that his hand is so weak that he's likely to loose, therefore, by refusing to accept the opponent's bet he avoids even bigger loss.

Four of a kind
A poker hand including any four cards of the same rank. See Poker Hand Ranking for an example.

Full house
A hand in poker consisting of any three cards of the same rank combined with any two cards of the same rank. See Poker Hand Ranking for an example.