The Poker Room Essay

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The Poker Room

The poker room is a very unique and exciting place, but it can also be a frustrating place. Poker is a game for everyone. There are many different types of people in a poker room, anywhere from rich to middle class and in some cases lower than that. There are many sights and sounds all around, from the people to the décor, as well as the materials for the games. Poker consists of lots of different games and there’s usually at least one table for each game type. All of this makes a poker room a really exciting and unique place to be. Inside a poker room there is just about any type of person that can come to ones mind. People of every race, religion, and sex play the game. At some tables there are talkative people.
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Every person has stacks of chips in front of them. Chips come in different colors with each having its own denomination. While sitting at a table for hours poker players tend to get bored. One thing they do to stay entertained is shuffling chips. Its usually done with four of one color and four of another. Put them side by side and “shuffle” them together into one stack consisting of a pattern. An example being red, black, red, black, red, black, red, black. If done correctly three times in a row then the they will return to there original starting points. Some words that fill the air a lot are “one time” and “yes”. Poker players always remember times when they got unlucky, but they never remember when they got lucky. So when there in a hand and need to get lucky the always yell “one time” hoping to get lucky for one time in their life. The word yes is heard a lot as well. In poker everyone’s going to get lucky eventually and when it does screams of “Yes” and “Yeah Baby” fill the room. There are many different types of poker games that people play. Inside a poker room there is usually at least one table for every type of game. The most common is Texas Holdem. In this game two cards are dealt face down to each player. There is a round of betting then three cards are flipped upright in the middle of the table for everyone to use. The three cards are called “The Flop”. A second

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