Texas hold 'em is the H game featured in HORSE and in HOSE.
This is when "ace high" was changed from the original form in which aces were low.
One's pattern of betting may encourage opponents to bet or to fold (in this complex process, called bluffing), without verbalizing a discouraging or dishonest word.
The winning poker players know how to enhance their opponents' betting and maximize their own expected gain on each round of betting, to thereby increase their long-term winnings.
Addington said the first time he saw the game was in 1959.
"They didn't call it Texas hold 'em at the time, they just called it hold 'em.…