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Buying the button describes two completely different things in poker - a procedure that involves posting both of the antes. Originally Posted by themrc OMG Im KillWhitey his name was killwhiteyy He was destroying the tourney, blasting people after the flop. Find More Posts by Seraph. Deuce is the preferred, if not unanimously used, term for a 'two' in poker. It was carbon that I played on but have only played a pretty small amount on their because volume is rough for most parts of the day.

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In the 2p2 thread on the current issue, Rahman came along and denied all charges. He claimed he had only met Marafioti once but they have no connection above that. Three hours later, the topic was reopened, as many of the charges appeared to be true. He then checked his computer and found a Trojan.

He claimed Marafioti is lying about several details, although he is likely to be only a puppet in the case. Reynolds supports the idea suggested by the available facts that the Bandidos gang and Rahman are behind the scams. Matt Marafioti on Ones to Watch: View the discussion thread.

Poker Online News PokerScout. Let the Guru Make Them Surely, this is enough. Is there an ACR rep on the site? Any chance I could file a police report without getting in trouble? ACR confirmed that 1 even though they lied in email about matching IP addresses Adriana , 2 Rudy provided false information about my balance and 3 the IP address has never been used and is in UTAH , they will not be reimbursing a penny.

I don't disagree to the liability but would hope they would have done a better job investigating what happened or try and accomodate some sort of resolution.

I guess that is their prerogative as it is in their terms and conditions. Needless to say, I wont be playing there and I would strongly advise the same for others. I would have thought their reputation meant something.

Although I guess it is already in the crapper and only a matter of time before they fold. I should have known better after playing on this site for the last 2 weeks.

I did find it a tad amusing when their head of security told me their network has never been hacked and is impenetrable. I said what about the CEO's comments on all the attacks on the site recently causing outages. His response was "oh that is different". I asked how he paused and then he said " I am not technical enough to explain it". The head of security for ACR. You saying that you got this information from ACR?

Here is the kicker: What name do you play under on ACR? Where you wont these tournies to build your roll? KingSleigh Dec 19th, at Here are 2 other lines for your amusement since I am beyond frustrated: That was the first thing we looked for. But the player who won the money just outplayed him. The other player had no clue how to play Omaha".

I said you have just made a case for chip dumping. You can see my play. I am a consistent winning player on every site. So, that doesn't make sense. If someone is intentionally soft-playing this should be the first suspect. He just played much higher stakes than you ever have". I said there are only 2 games NLH and Omaha essentially. So, he didnt play the same as me.

Again it blew his mind. Sad I couldn't make this shit up if I tried. This is the head of security Adrian. I play more cash games than anything. You can see the IP address matches my earlier post and no other IP addresses before or after match those.

ACR sent this earlier today. OK this is sad It is a weird file format. Give me a min. Originally Posted by themrc OMG Add Ce1ska to Rail Reply Quote That is literally the only thing they have ever cleared up. Add Cydewaze to Rail Reply Quote Originally Posted by Cydewaze Interesting story. The calls are secure and have nothing to do with this case.

Add rocksolid to Rail Reply Quote That other forum where discussion is going on is a joke with mods who play god for no reason and entertain their own agendas and like to belittle people to satisfy their need for power to compensate for their short comings from birth If op is telling truth then this sucks If he is not then just be honest and put this to bed Is lame attempt at humor allowed on this site as long as rules are not broken Or do mods control discussion to their personal taste I think I like this site better anyways at least it doesn't look like a forum.

Add pimpsmack to Rail Reply Quote Also CEO has posted a statement It basically clears nothing up Imo created more questions This entire story from both sides doesn't seem to add up B and m is looking more appealing everyday. I yelled, "good try scammer" and I just hung up on them.

The one player to a hand rule is meant to define self-interested play in poker games. It is a standard for live poker and exists in a gray area online. Opening refers to the act of initiating the betting in a poker game, genereally indicating the first bet made in a poker hand after the blinds. The move Open Shove refers to when a player acts first in a hand and shoves all of their chips in all in to raise. Open-ended straight draws, aka 'up-and-down straight draws,' are identical in strength to 'double-gutters' and refer to a straight draw that has eight outs.

Option is the choice given to a player in the big blind or straddle to raise the action or check the action during a poker hand. An overbet is a bet that is larger than the size of the pot in a poker game. If the pot has one hundred dollars in it and someone bets a hundred and fifty. An overlay occurs when a poker room has to add money into the prize pool for a tournament because not enough players entered to meet the guarantee.

The term paint is used in poker and refers any card with a picture on it, specifically a King, Queen or Jack. Pass is another way of saying 'fold' in poker, to give up or laydown a hand. The term has origins in British poker circles. Pat is to draw poker what 'made hand' is to other forms of poker such as Omaha or Hold 'Em and refers to a hand that will not improve via drawing cards.

Catchin 'perfect perfect' describes a poker situation in which a person has to catch the exact two specific runner-runner cards to beat his opponent's hand. It's commonplace to hear poker players say 'plus ev' in reference to their supposed positive expectation. But 'plus v' simply means plus value. Poker face is a well-known term used to describe the type of expressionless visage necessary to keep opponents guessing in a poker game.

Poker players almost universally will pray and curse the Poker Gods who apparently control the fate and outcome of every poker hand. The term positional awareness in poker refers to the conscious alertness of where a player sits in a hand and if it is an advantage. The word price refers to the cost to a player to make a call on any given street.

The feature known as Put Me Here is found on most poker sites and moves your position to the one specified by the player while rotating the rest accordingly.

Pwned is a derivative of owned, a term used to describe one player totally dominating another. PZD refers to the process of getting peaced out in a poker situation. It was brought into mainstream consciousness by poker player Cory Carroll. A qualifying low hand in hi low split games is one that fits the minimum requirements to count as a low hand, such as 8 or better. Rags are crappy cards in poker, they are opposite of 'premium hands' or 'monster hands.

When a poker player is simply watching the action rather than playing, they are known to be 'railing' the game, and are often referred to as a railbird. A rake race is a competition to see who can accumulate the most paid rake at a rakeback affiliate site and results in a monetary prize.

A rakeback pro is a player who is not a winning player in terms of win-rate but earns neough rakeback to produce a profit. Re-raising is often frustratingly used by amateurs as a synomym for 'raise. A redraw is a made hand that has a draw to an even better hand.

Reload is a slang term in poker for when a player deposits money into a poker account that they already opened before. When you play as if you hold a particular hand, you represent it with your style of play on that hand. Results oriented thinking is a faulty way of examining the merits of a certain play in poker, often times as a justification of a poor play.

RiverStars is one of the many nicknames for PokerStars, referring to players being drawn out on the river at a supposed higher frequency than normal. Robusto is the hilarious-sounding way to describe being the opposite of 'busto,' in other words, having a bankroll or being 'pumped-up. A rolled up hand in stud is the strongest possible starting hand.

This applies to both games of stud 'straight high' and stud eight or better. Rough, of course, is the opposite of 'smooth,' a way of describing drawing to a flawed low hand in a game like or having a weak razz hand. The phrase 'running like a Kenyan' is an expression amongst poker players to brag how they are running great over a long period of time. The nickname Sailboats was given to the Hold'em hand 44, a reference to how the number 4 looks like the profile of a boat.

Sandbagging refers to when a player makes a call with a very good hand to disguise its strength to keep the opponent betting. The term second pair means that a player has the second biggest pair possible given the board. The term session refers to the duration of time a player begins and ends playing poker. The term set under set refers to when two players show their hands in a Hold'em or Omaha game and one has a higher set than the other.

A shark is an expert poker player. Sharks prey on amateur players, often called fish or newbies. Sharks exist in poker tournaments and cash games. A shill is a casino employee who plays on house money and helps to start and fill games. Ship it is an expression said by poker players after they have won a pot as a way of saying 'send the money in the pot my way. Shot takers are those who play in games that they are either under-rolled for, or in games that present a very long shot of winning.

Sit and Go Madness is an occasional promotion at Full Tilt Poker where players compete in a leader board for Sit and Go tournaments for a weekend. Sklansky Bucks refers to the equity in a poker hand as opposed to the amount of actual money won. It is a way of analyzing EV as opposed to results. Sleeper straddles are defined in contrast to 'live' straddles and can be placed from any position at the table, only becoming 'live' if the action is folded.

To slow roll an opponent means to act weak while holding the nuts, taking time to reveal the hand with the express purpose of tilting or insulting an opponent. Smooth is a term used to describe drawing to a good hand in a low-oriented game like or having a fairly strong low hand in a stud game. Snapcall is usually meant as a metaphorical indication that the situation at hand is such an obvious call that it can be done quickly without further thought.

The term Snowmen is slang for a specific hand for a hand in Hold'em when someone is dealt pocket eights, otherwise Instead of saying 'that's too bad' many poker players will use the term 'sounds rigged' instead. The term Speed Limit is a nickname given to the starting hand of 55 in Hold'em, a reference to the speed limit on highways. Spite calls are made in thin or marginal situations in poker in an attempt to 'spite' the person whose bet you are calling.

Split pair is a seven card stud term that indicates one of the hidden downcards matches the exposed card on third street to make a pair. The word 'stack' can mean two things in poker--as a noun, the physical block of chips a player holds; as a verb, the action of taking an opponent's chips. Stacking off is a term that means going allin on a poker hand. It may indicate that the player going allin does not have a quality hand. Horse is the figurative term for a player who is backed.

It is derived from the same notion that someone might have a financial interest in a racing horse. Steaming is often a byproduct of tilt, a style of playing poker characterized by frustration, over-aggressive tendencies and a lack of rationality. Steamraise refers to a raise made when a player is 'steaming' and on tilt.

It is a leak in a player's game if he plays differently when steaming. The word step refers to a specialized tournament that leads to another tournament in a specific series that ends in a large prize. A stop loss is when a player set a particular limit to the amount they will lose in a session and if they hit that limit will immediately quit playing. Street is the term used to describe a round of action in a poker game, such as the flop, turn and river in games that use community cards.

Structures refer to the format for a poker tournament. The primary aspects of a tournament structure are time levels, blind jumps and starting chips. Stuck is a common poker colloqialism to describe being at a deficit over any time-frame or to be in the midst a losing gambling session.

A Suicide King is the nickname for the King of Hearts which is depicted with a knife going through his own head. Suited Gappers are two cards that share the same suit but have a single gap in denomination between them, such as 7s 9s.

Super Satellites are a mult-table tournament MTT form of satellite poker, usually giving away several seats to the target tournament as opposed to one. Superusers are online players who are capable of seeing all the hole cards at a table. The discovery of superusers created a major scandal in online poker, read more.

The phrase 'sustainable rate' refers to the ability or inability of a player to maintain the current win-rate over a long period of time. Swings are the short term wins and losses that are intrinsic to the gambling experience.

In poker, swings are also sometimes referred to as 'variance. Swongs are one thing, but As a Poker Term, 'table' means to turn your cards faceup at an appropriate time during a poker hand. Of course it may also refer to a piece of furniture. Table image describes the way poker players view each other while playing poker. Though it plays a role in online poker, it is more relevant to the live form. Table presence is a concept closely related to 'table image' and describes the aura a poker player emits at the poker table.

Table talk refers to any discussion that takes place throughout the process of playing poker at a poker table. It is related to 'coffeehousing. Tank refers to the process of being lost in deep thought in the middle of a poker hand, or the time one takes to make a difficult decision.

Tapping the glass refers to the counter-intuitive approach that frustrated players use to vent, educating weaker players in the process. Telegraph is a specific type of poker tell in which a player who hasn't acted yet gives a clear physical indication of what he intends to do.

A tell is an indication of hand strength unintentionally given off by an opponent, including physical tells and verbal tells. Ten-eight-cious is a term recently coined by Bill Edler to describe the hand T8 a ten and an eight , particularly when the hand wins. Texas Dolly is a nickname given to famous poker player Doyle Brunson.

Texture refers to the composition of a board in Hold 'Em or Omaha. Terms like 'ragged' or 'coordinated' refer to board textures. The worst day of the year is a famous expression to describe the day when a poker player busts out of the World Series of Poker main event.

Third street is mostly a stud poker term to indicate the action or conditions present after the first three cards are dealt. Less commonly it refers to a flop. Three-betting is a bit of poker slang that is often used as a substitute for 're-raise,' becauseit is useful for distinguishing itself from further raises.

Jamie Gold told his opponent that he had 'top top,' top pair, top kicker, during his run at the World Series of Poker title. Some tournament players cringe when they hear the term 'tournament life' while others base their entire game around the concept. When you 'pull the trigger' in poker, you are usually bluffing on a later street.

It is another war-related poker term, related to 'bullet' and 'ammunition. Underfull is a full house that is not the nut full house, but rather a full house composed of one of the lower cards on board, like 44 on a board of The term unopened in poker refers to when a pot has not been raised during pre-flop activity. An Up and Down Straight Draw is a term used for an open ended straight draw. Upswings are the opposite of downswings, a net result, usually observed over a long time frame, that have a positive monetary result.

Value bets in poker are made with the intention of getting paid-off by a worse hand. In essence, it is the opposite of bluffing. Vegas and the fuckin' Mirage is what Mike McDermott says he is thinking about when he wants his opponent to think Mike is 'pondering a call. Wake up refers to a situation when the action goes to a poker player who looks at his hole cards to discover a monster hand.

When you see someone walking around the tournament area, schmoozing, you might ask him if he has 'walking chips,' slang for a big chip stack. Wat is a word used on internet message boards in response to a post that makes absolutely no sense. It is short for read more.

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