Poker Action

New level of tournaments: when the time of a round or level of bets has been exhausted and the tournament staff announces the new betting round, the new limits for the next hand apply. The new hand starts when the cards are shuffled for the first time. When an automatic shuffler is used, the new hand will be determined by the dealer that presses the automatic shuffler button to recover the deck.


In your seat: the player must be in his seat at the moment in which the dealer distributes the last card to the player in the button to be able to participate in said hand. The dealers have the order to withdraw without showing the hands of the players who are not in their seats immediately after distributing the last card to the button, or when the last card is placed face up in the third street of the Stud games be final.

Stud Games: Stud rules can force a player with a dead hand to bet the minimum and receive more cards. This rule will apply.


Pending action: Players must remain at the table if they are still active players of a hand that is being played. This includes if they have gone all-in. If you have gone all-in, you must stay at the table and you can not go to the bar, walk around the tournament room, talk to the media, etc. If a player leaves the table while actively participating in a hand , I could be penalized.


Limit of increases: There is no limit of increases in the items without limit. In events with a limit, the maximum number of bets will be determined by the rules of the house. If there are no house rules, it will be a bet and three raises. Once the tournament reaches the heads-up, the number of raises will be unlimited.


Two-time bets: the dealers will be responsible for the bets or raises in two times. The help of all the players of the table is requested in case of a bet or raise in two times and the dealer does not realize it. When a player reports a bet or raise in two times, it must be verified by a tournament supervisor. A bet or raise in two times is defined as the attempt to make a bet or raise in multiple movements, which may include the return of the player’s stack without a prior verbal statement of intent, or visual deception intended to induce action out of turn before completing the action of a player.


Substantial Action: refers to any two actions in turns, in which at least one consists of putting chips into the pot; or any combination of three actions in turns (pass, bet, raise, call or fold).


Under call: an under call (bet less than the amount of the current draw) is a mandatory match if it is made when facing the first of several bets in any round, or when facing a heads up bet. The judgment of the Tournament Director will prevail in all situations. For purposes of this rule, in blind games, the big blind will be considered the initial bet of the first round.


Accepted action: it is the responsibility of the player who equals to determine the correct amount of an opponent’s bet before equaling, regardless of what the others say. If a matching player calls for a count, but receives incorrect information from the dealer or another player sitting at the table, and puts that amount, it is considered to have accepted the correct action in full and that is subject to the bet or amount of all-in correct. As with all tournament situations, Rule No. 1 may be applied at the discretion of the tournament director.


Tokens superior to the bet: if the player puts in the well a chip superior to the bet and does not announce that it is a raise, it will be considered that he has matched the bet.


Multiple chips: when a player is facing a bet, pushes several chips of the same value on the mat and does not announce a raise, it will be considered equal if withdrawing one of those chips leaves an amount lower than necessary to see the bet.

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