The Back Story
Poker is a general descriptor for card games where a
player bets that the value or his/her cards (hand) is greater than that of the cards held by
other players. Types of poker games include: straight, stud poker, draw poker,
community card poker, video poker, and acey-deucey poker. Good card players are described as having a
poker-face, meaning their facial expressions reveal no hint of what they are
thinking or feeling about the cards they hold.