dead button See dead button rule. dead hand A player's hand that is not entitled to participate in the deal for some reason, such as having been fouled by touching another player's cards, being found to contain the wrong number of cards, being dealt to a player who did not make the appropriate forced bets, etc. dead man's hand See main article: Dead Man's Hand.
dead money See main article: dead money.
dead money See main article: dead money. deal 1.To distribute cards to players in accordance with the rules of the game being played. A single instance of a game of poker, begun by shuffling the cards and ending with the award of a pot. Also called a "hand" (though both terms are ambiguous). An agreement to split tournament prize money differently from the announced payouts. deal twice In a cash game, when two players are involved in a large pot and one is all-in, they might agree to deal the remaining cards twice. If one player wins both times he wins the whole pot, but if both players win one hand they split the pot. Also, "play twice". dealer 1.The person dealing the cards. Give Alice the cards, she's the dealer. The person who assumes that role for the purposes of betting order in a game, even though someone else might be physically dealing. Also "button". Compare to "buck". dealer's choice A version of online hold'em poker in which the deal passes each game and each dealer can choose, or invent, a new online hold'em poker game each hand or orbit. See main article: dealer's choice. declare To verbally indicate an action or intention. See declaration.