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by Staff
We'll bet you've played a hand or two of poker in your lifetime. But just how well do you know the game? Go all-in on the How Poker Works quiz. Ante up!

Poker is generally considered to have developed from collaboration between French settlers and Persian sailors in which city?

  • Montreal
  • Georgetown, Guyana
  • New Orleans

Which legendary casino owner held the first-ever World Series of Poker in 1970?

  • Benny Binion
  • George Sands
  • Steve Wynn

What is a "bug" another term for?

  • the Jack of Spades
  • the 2 of Clubs
  • the joker

Which of these hands beats a full house?

  • a straight
  • a flush
  • four of a kind

What are table stakes?

  • a game limitation by which only the chips on the table can be played
  • another name for the pot
  • a term for when a player bets all of his or her chips

What is a rabbit in poker jargon?

  • a player who digs through the folded cards
  • a player whose tell is tapping his or her foot
  • an automatic card-dealing machine

In Texas Hold'em, the two cards dealt facedown are said to be:

  • on the felt
  • in the hole
  • upside down

Which of these types is generally considered the standard poker game?

  • Five-Card Draw
  • Omaha
  • Seven-Card Stud

Which of these is a variation poker game?

  • Ringworm
  • Chicago
  • Jackie-Do

Cold-decking is a poker cheat. What does it entail?

  • replacing a fresh deck with a stacked one
  • punching another player in the face to cause a distraction
  • pumping a room with cold air to make players uncomfortable