The Theory of Poker Setting & Symbolism

David Sklansky
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Binion's Horseshoe Casino

Binion's is a casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Gardena, California

Gardena is the location of poker rooms and the place where David Sklansky has given poker seminars.

Horseshoe

The Horseshoe is a Las Vegas casino where the 1978, no-limit hold'em world championship was held.

Castaways

The Castaways is a casino.

Sahara

The Sahara is a casino in Las Vegas.

On-board

This term applies to the cards in the hand that are face up on the table.

Hand

Hand refers to the cards the player is playing in the game. They can be face-up or face-down.

Position

Position refers to where the player is in the betting sequence. Is he first to bet, last or in the middle?

On the End

On the end refers to the last round of betting.

The Come

The come is a situation where a player is playing a hand that he...

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