stud poker


noun Cards.

a variety of poker in which each player is dealt one card face down in the first round and one card face up in each of the next four rounds, each of the last four rounds being followed by a betting interval.Compare seven-card stud.
any similar variety of poker.

Origin of stud poker

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
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stud poker


noun

a variety of poker in which the first card is dealt face down before each player and the next four are dealt face up (five-card stud) or in which the first two cards and the last card are dealt face down and the intervening four cards are dealt face up (seven-card stud), with bets made after each roundOften shortened to: stud

Word Origin for stud poker

C19: from stud ² + poker ²
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