Tag: poker rules

Oct 20 2020

What Does it Mean to Bet, Check, Call, Raise, and Fold?

Oct 20 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker rules

Do you need some help with the basics of poker? This article will help you understand folding, betting, checking, calling, and raising. We'll also touch on some more complex actions, including check-raising, check-calling, check- folding, and bet-folding. What does fold mean in poker? Folding ends your participation in the hand and...

Sep 01 2020

Does Three of a Kind Beat a Straight?

Sep 01 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker rules

Judging by how many people search for "does three of a kind beat a straight" on Google, it's clear that many people don't know the answer to this question. In games using standard poker hand rankings, both three-of-a-kind and straights are quite strong hands. But which one is best in a head-to-head showdown? The simple answer is: no, three-of-a-kind does not beat...

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