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5 Awesome Poker Games That Take 5 Mins (or Less) to Play

Can’t get enough poker? Need more action in your day-to-day life? There are plenty of times where you don’t have enough time to fit in a full poker game — at the office for instance…

April 25, 2019 | 3 minutes to read
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How to Beat Poker in Red Dead Redemption 2: Missions, Cheats & Locations

Red Dead Redemption 2 will send you on the proverbial emotional roller coaster. RDR2 will both exhilarate you and break your heart. Want to make money playing poker in Red Dead Redemption 2? Get locations, cheats, missions & tips for poker mini-games in RDR2 here. Red Dead Redemption 2 Poker…

February 8, 2019 | 11 minutes to read
How Poker Got Its Bad Name: Sol Smith & the Steamboat Hustle

You know how poker keeps trying to get rid of its reputation of being a 'shady' game played by 'shady' people in 'shady' places? Sure you do. But how did poker get that rep in the first place? We’re going back to the Wild West and the early days of…

September 26, 2017 | 18 minutes to read
A Beginners Guide to Stars Rewards on PokerStars

PokerStars brand-new loyalty program Stars Rewards is now live and players have to get used to very different-looking rewards landscape. The previous loyalty scheme was very beneficial for the most industrious players who would earn a high rakeback (also known as cash back). For some of these players the rakeback…

July 12, 2017 | 4 minutes to read
The Many, Many Poker Faces of Kevin Hart

Comedian Kevin Hart is competing against some of the most elite poker players in the world in the $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl but he’s already beating them in one category. Hart is, without question, the most entertaining player in the room. The Philly-native hasn’t toned down his larger-than-life…

May 28, 2017 | 3 minutes to read
The Poker Vlogger 411: Who and Where to Watch

Twitch.tv has had a pronounced effect on poker with online stars like Jason Somerville and Jaime Staples amassing legions of fans logging in to witness the grind. Now a select group of poker players are taking it to the streets. Or more accurately the real-life felt. Vlogging is the latest…

May 11, 2017 | 7 minutes to read
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Your Poker Questions Answered: “Is Phil Hellmuth Good?”

Got a poker question? We might have the answer for you. Every week PokerListings tries to answer some of the more basic poker questions you might have. These questions are mostly for new players so feel free to ask anything. There are no stupid questions. The following questions are collected…

May 1, 2017 | 5 minutes to read
Every* Poker TV Show Ever, Ranked

*Not every There was a time when the idea of televising a poker tournament was absurd. Who would want to see mostly old white men play a card game? You might as well have televised a bridge tournament from a retirement home in Boca Raton. Cue Chris Moneymaker, hole-card cameras…

April 26, 2017 | 32 minutes to read
Your Poker Questions Answered: “What if My Opponent Shows His Cards?

The following questions were collected from various places including our poker strategy section, Quora, Yahoo! Answers and other places online. Today we’ll take a look at revealing your hands, TV poker and what it means to get “counterfeited” in poker. Feel free to drop questions in the comments section below and…

April 13, 2017 | 4 minutes to read
Your Poker Questions Answered: “What Do Movies Get Wrong About Poker?”

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. PokerListings is going to answer some of the more basic poker questions you might have in a new ongoing weekly feature. These questions are mostly going to be of the new player variety so no question is too simple. The following questions are collected…

March 15, 2017 | 5 minutes to read

Mark Cloud
2019-12-12 04:11:36

I’m running a poker league that sends a handful of players to the wsop every summer. Last month we hand a dispute on a ruling and was hopeful you could help resolve it.

For starters you need to know we all individually deal on our button so there is no professional dealer.

On this hand, one player stated he ‘was pretty sure he saw a face card’ dealt to another player. He didn’t know exactly what card, just a face card in general. The other player did not want to burn the card because the exact card was not known.

How specific does this need to be? Can a player say ‘ I saw a black card’ and expect the card to be burned?


Arved Klöhn
2019-12-12 11:35:49

The situation you described does not qualify for a burn card. The player in question only offered a guess what he might have seen and apparently has not seen the exact card. If you allow for the card to be burned in this situation you will have to allow a card to be burned whenever a player randomly claims he might have seen a card.

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