Send a private message to bumblebee Other than that it is strictly player preference with little difference as far as i can see. We win the pot. Every time you play a hand differently from the way you would have played it if you could see all your opponents' cards, they gain; and every time you play your hand the same way you would have played it if you could see all their cards, they lose. Ask your possibly naive question here and our community will attempt to help you.
For example allowing players to make up blinds between the button and the small blind, called buying the button, is something relatively new.
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According to the three conclusions i have come across in the update above a new player joining between the button and the big blind will have to wait for the dealer to pass them before they can be dealt a hand and post any missed blinds if any. For starters, you always need to be constantly aware of your position when playing poker. This gives us pot odds of 1. From the viewpoint of our opponents, it consists or pretty much one hand: If he chooses to post both blinds, the small blind will be considered 'dead', will be added to the pot and it will not count as a raise to the other players. There are three possible scenarios when joining a game and three others when you are rejoining after being away for a while. Send a private message to professormike.