When playing poker online, many of the players may be more experienced and use poker terms you are not familiar with, so if you want to play poker online, you should familiarize yourself with some of the terms used in poker.
One term used in Texas Hold’em poker online is the flop. You are dealt two cards and if you decide to bet, you will get to see the first three community cards the dealer lays on the table. This is what is known as the flop. If you decide not to bet after seeing your two cards, that is a fold.
Another term used often in poker online site gambling is all-in. When a player stays they are going all-in, that means they are pushing all their chips into the pot. This may be many chips, or if they are short stacked (that is, do not have many chips left), just a few.
When playing poker online, you may run into what is known as a bad beat. This is a lucky hand that beats you. If you have pocket Aces and someone has one Jack in their hand, but gets two Jacks in the community cards to beat you, that is a bad beat.
If you are playing poker online and you are dealt an Ace and a King, that is what is known as Big Slick. Two aces are often referred to as American Airlines or bullets. A Broadway hand is and ace high straight (Ace, King, Queen, Jack, and Ten). Two kings are called cowboys and a pair of twos is referred to as ducks.