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Poker’s Greatest All-Time Whales: Guy Laliberté

It's the holy grail of poker, really. The "whale" - a big-moneyed, amateur poker player with a bottomless bankroll, an eye for the gamble and next-to-no sense of what's truly…

September 23, 2013 | PokerListings Team
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March 20, 2013 | PokerListings Team
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How to Mod Your PokerStars Client for Free

There’s no denying that PokerStars makes one of the best online poker clients available with plenty of customization but there are always going to be people who want to take…

December 5, 2012 | PokerListings Team
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How to Build a Poker Table for Under $300 (w/ Video & CAD Plans)

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August 28, 2012 | PokerListings Team
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Pop Poker: The History of Poker on M*A*S*H

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April 3, 2012 | PokerListings Team
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Black Friday Bulletin Board | US Online Poker Legal Updates

The catch-all, one-stop shop for everything related to poker's Black Friday and the ongoing development of online poker in the US. We'll be updating this with news and links whenever…

February 1, 2012 | PokerListings Team
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Great Poker Rivalries: Daniel Negreanu vs. Annie Duke

There are countless close friendships that have been forged over the poker table but nothing interests people more than a good old-fashioned feud. There’s a reason that Phil Hellmuth berating…

September 23, 2011 | PokerListings Team
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How to Play Online Poker with Xbox Kinect

Happy owners of the Xbox Kinect and poker enthusiasts, read the following.  This is a short tutorial that will allow you to play poker online using your Kinect. There's some…

April 24, 2011 | PokerListings Team

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2023-07-12 17:55:35

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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?

Thanks,
Mark

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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