To lap or lay in plaits or folds; to lay one part over another part of; to double; as, to fold cloth; to fold a letter.
To double or lay together, as the arms or the hands; as, he folds his arms in despair.
To become folded, plaited, or doubled; to close over another of the same kind; to double together; as, the leaves of the door fold.
When a player chooses to surrender their hand instead of making a raise bet to continue
To throw away your cards and get out of the current game.
To decline to call a bet, thus dropping out of a hand.
a verbal statement made when a player wants to withdraw from the game
In poker, dropping out of the current hand. You have no possibility to win the pot, but you don't have to bet either. Paulette folded her hand as she had no chance of winning.
A player must "fold" or forfeit his hand if he/she does not want to match the current bet in the pot. A player should fold his/her cards when they think they can not win the hand. When folding against only 1 other player (or in a heads up game) you can choose to "show" your cards or "muck" the hand, which means to discard without revealing what cards you had.
To throw away your hand when it is your turn, taking you out of the game. This is one form of an action.
the equivalent of "giving up"; a player who folds forfeits any money he or she has bet, but escapes from having to bet any more
To throw in your hand, thus eliminating you from a chance of winning the pot.
To relinquish one's cards, forfeiting any further interest in the pot for this deal.
A three fold accumulator means that you have a bet with three selections, and they must all come in for you to win the bet. The same principle applies to other numbers.
To withdraw from a hand.
When a player surrenders, or forfeits his or her poker hand.
Withdrawal from the game
To give up any interest in the pot and lose what ever bet you have put in so far. The advantage of position to the Texas Holdem player is that if everybody "Checks" you can also hang around long enough to see if the flop looks promising, even if you have a weak pair.
To abandon your cards, forfeiting any further play for that hand. Also called mucking.
Giving up a hand rather than put money in the pot.
To throw your hand away and to not call or raise a bet.
When a player declines a bet and drops out of the hand, it is customary to let other players at the table know that "you fold".
To quit a Hand in the middle of the game, thus forfeiting any Chips (if any) placed in the Pot up until that time.
To concede a hand, to surrender or give up, or to muck the cards.
Leave the game by throwing ones hand on the table.
intertwine; "fold one's hands, arms, or legs"
To fold is to discard your hand, to throw it in the muck.
To withdraw from the game, and give up your cards rather than continue betting.
Giving up on a hand instead of calling or raising a bet.
To discard your hand and forfeit any bets made.
To discontinue play in a hand and forfeit the pot.
To stop betting and give up your cards, to withdraw from the game.
is to drop out of play.
Occurs when a player decides to give up their hand instead of making a bet and playing further.
To quit your hand.
To throw your cards away and concede the hand. Any chips bet up until that point are lost.
throw in your hole cards; you can no longer win any money from the current hand
when you, the online casino user, decides not to bet and drop out (relevant to poker)
Also known as Drop, to discard your hand and not place a bet leaving you out of the game until the next hand is dealt.
To not match the bet in the pot and to thus forfeit the hand. The player throws the hand into the muck and is out of the hand. You should fold when you think you will lose the hand.
To discard your cards, not willing to call an amount.
Laying down your cards to forfeit play for succeeding rounds.
to throw in your cards and take no further part in the hand. All bets wagered to that point are lost
You believe that you cannot win and therefore discard your cards to the mucked pile without any further betting.
Unable to call bet and play the rest of the round
The Player can decide to forfeit his ante bet after the cards have been dealt if he thinks his hand will lose to the Dealer's.
To drop out of the hand and surrender your cards in turn during a betting phase. Any money or chips previously committed to the pot are forfeited by this move. Folding is usually indicated by turning any up cards over, and then giving the cards to the dealer. Cards that are folded are not shown unless the act of folding ends the game.
A player leaves the game by putting their cards in the discard pile.
When preceded by a number, a 'fold' indicates the number of selections in an accumulator bet. A Five-Fold would be an accumulator with five selections, all of which must win for the bet to be successful.
To throw your hand away when it's your turn to act.
To throw your cards away, i.e. to decide your hand is not worth playing anymore.
To put down your hand and give up your Pot.
The action made by the player when they do not wish to call, raise or check. They will give up their cards to the dealer and will not participate in the remainder of the round.
To realize that your cards equal absolutely nothing. To realize that if you bet, as associated with your hand, would be a completely imbecilic thing to do. In other words to lay your cards down, and not play in that hand.
To throw away your hand when it is your turn to act and you are facing a bet.
Throw dealt cards away and withdraw from the current hand
this means to throw away your cards and take no further part in the hand
discarding a hand and not matching a bet
to stop betting in a particular round
To quit the current hand.
When a player removes themselves from the game and pulls out of the pot.
At any point during a game, when the action reaches a player they may fold their hand, ending their participation in that game, and forfeiting any chips they may have bet.
To surrender your cards and any chips placed in the pot.
To muck your cards because someone else has made a larger bet than you are willing to call. You are unable to win the pot but at least you don't lose more money.
To withdraw from the hand rather than bet or raise; to give up.
To turn in the card to the dealer and terminate play of that hand.
Players fold when they throw in their cards. Once a Player has folded they automatically relinquish their claim on the pot in exchange for not making any further contributions towards it.
Throw your hand away when it is your turn to act. You choose not to meet the required bet to stay in the hand and forfeit your chance to win any of the pot. Back To
To throw your hand away and leave the pot.
To throw a hand away and relinquish all interest in a pot.
When a player does not want to post the required bet to stay in the hand, he/she may return their cards to the dealer (fold) and be out of the hand.
When a user removes themselves from the current game round and gives up their hand.
throwing your hand away.
In poker: Folding is discarding your hand. You may vocally discard your hand by saying "I fold", or throwing your cards facedown in the discarded pile of cards called the muck. You must never fold out of turn, because this can seriously harm other players. You must also remember to never expose your cards when folding unless there is no more betting available to the player. This is because players are able to calculate odds in their heads. Let's say there are 2 kings on the flop and I want to know who else has a king and someone who doesn't know poker folds, exposing his cards and I see that he had a king, I know then that the chances of someone else having a king is 1/52 instead of 2/52 which increases my chances. For more on poker betting hand look at our Poker Tutorial Section.
discarding your hole cards and ending participation in an individual hand
to decline betting or raising during a betting round in Poker, and simply dropping out the hand. To quit a hand.
poker term, referring to when a player refuses to keep betting, and drops out of the round.
To toss cards and pass for a specific round.
Withdraw from further participation in the current hand and forfeit any money invested in the pot.
To give up your hand and forfeit the pot to the remaining players.
Not placing a bet at all and leaving the game.
If you decide to Fold, you are pulling out of the current round of cards and forfeiting your hand. You do not have to add any more money to the pot but you are no longer participating in the game and any money you have put on the table is up for grabs by the winning player of the hand.
When you throw away your cards, losing any chance to win the pot.
To lay down one's hand
To throw one's hand away. This is usually a result of cards with no potential to win or another players bet or raise. This can be done by throwing your cards face down into the muck pile, or saying "fold" and placing your cards in front of you.
to drop out of a hand and forfeit all interest in the pot.
If a player elects to fold, he withdraws from the hand and forfeits all bets he has placed up to that point in the hand. Typically a player will fold when he does not want to call a bet in order to stay in the hand.
To discard your entire hand and be out of running for the pot.
To abandon your Hand, usually because someone else has made a larger Bet than you are willing to Call.
To give up on your hand.
The act of discarding yer cards and declining to stay in a hand and/or make more bets.
When a player chooses to no longer take part in the round. The player throws in their cards and can no longer claim the pot.
To throw away a hand and relinquish any claim on the pot.
To discard your hand. If you fold you have no chance of being awarded the pot.
When you throw in your cards and take no further part in the current hand. Of course, you canâ€™t reclaim any chips youâ€™ve put into the pot.
To surrender a hand or refuse to call a bet.
Concede the pot by not calling a previous bet. A player who folds is no longer active
when you lay down your cards and withdraw from the hand.
To throw away your cards and drop out of a hand.
To leave the hand. The player returns their cards to the dealer and takes no further part in the hand.
To throw away a hand, taking no further part in the pot.
To surrender one's cards and take no further part in the play of the hand.
to give in the hand.
An accumulator, typically preceeded by a number to indicate the number of selections in the accumulator. For example, a 4-fold bet has 4 events, a 5-fold bet has 5 selections. All must be successful to win.
A fold refers to the number of selections you have made within an accumulator bet. For example, a 5-fold bet means you have made a bet with 5 selections. The higher the fold number, the longer the odds of winning become.
To surrender your hand forfeiting the pot
This is the action of throwing a hand away, and thereby relinquishing all interest in a pot.
This is when Players throw in their cards. They give up any claim on the pot in exchange for not having to contribute more money to the pot.
To muck your cards and withdraw from hand.
To withdraw from the hand by laying down one's cards and relinquishing any claim to the pot.
To concede the pot by either throwing your cards away (â€œmuckingâ€) or verbally expressing your intention to do so.
To give up your hand and any claim to the pot.
To discard a hand (see muck)
throwing away your hand.
To discard a hand and drop out of a round. Also known as a Pass.
To surrender your hand, at this point you cannot win the pot but you also will not lose any more of your chips.
is when a player chooses to decline a bet and drops out of the hand.
To throw your cards in, meaning you decide your hand is not worth playing anymore.
To drop out of a pot rather than call a bet or raise.
When a player doesn't 'call' a bet and drops out of the hand or round, either because he / she doesn't have enough chips to continue playing or because they don't believe their hand will win
In poker, when a player declines a bet and drops out of the hand.
Deciding to turn in your cards and not play the hand further.
To drop out of a pot rather than calling or raising.
When a player surrenders his hand and no longer participates in the pot.
To concede the hand giving up the pot.
This is when a Players throws in their hand, foregoing any chance of winning the pot.
To drop out of a hand and not contribute additional money to the pot.
Giving up a hand rather than betting or calling a bet.
To lay down your hand when it is your turn to act. A folded hand forfeits any chance of winning the pot.
it is the decision made by the player who no longer wishes to continue with their hand for that round of play.
to give up your cards and remove yourself from play of the hand
a decision by a player to no longer continue with their hand for that particular round of play;
To forfeit any chance of winning the current pot in poker. To lay down your hand or throw your hand in instead of calling or raising a bet.
When players throw in their card and give up any claim on the pot.
The withdrawal of a player from a hand without placing a Call bet.
Withdraw from further participation in the current hand. Also see drop.
Not continuing in the hand, not putting more money in the pot.
In a course of a game, if a player finds his hand ranking to be poor. He may give up from the game and throw in his hand. This situation is known as fold. Once a player folds, he is out of the game and cannot win the pot.
When a player believes that his hand will not win, he can quit the round by folding his cards.
To give up your hand when it is your turn to act, usually to a bet.
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To drop out of a hand without calling a raise or bet.
When faced with a bet, choosing to abandon your cards instead of putting more money into the pot.
Pass your hand.
You toss in your cards and quit the current hand, kissing goodbye to any chips you've bet.
To drop out of a hand by not calling the bet or raise (Drop).
AKA Drop. To abandon your poker hand (you lose the hand).