POKER TERMS beginning with "R"
Rabbits: Weak poker players.
Rack: A tray used by the dealer to hold poker chips and cards.
Rag: A card that does not help a hand in any way.
Railbird: A person who hangs around a poker game watching or looking to get in on the action.
Rainbow: Three or four cards of different suits (often said of the Flop).
Raise: An action which increases the amount of the bet. You raise by matching the previous bet and betting more.
Rake: A percentage of each pot kept by the House.
Rank: The denomination of a card (for example, a 5 or a Jack).
Razz: A variant of Seven Card Stud poker which is played only for low (Ace to 5 is the lowest hand).
Read: To have a good idea what another player's cards are based on how he is playing or through spotting Tells.
Re-Buy: To buy more chips before you are out of the game. Allowed in the early stages of Re-Buy poker tournaments.
Re-Raise: To raise another player's raise.
Represent: To bet in a way that indicates you have a certain hand, which may or not be the case. . .
River: Name for the last card dealt in Texas Hold Em, Omaha, or Seven Card Stud games.
Rock: A very tight player who usually raises only on very good hands. A very conservative poker player.
Rock Garden: A table full of Rocks (see above).
Rockets: (AKA Pocket Rockets). A Pair of Aces in the Hole.
Rolled Up: Having Three of a Kind on the first three cards in Seven Card Stud poker.
Round: A Round of betting is one opportunity to bet from each player; the betting Round can also be considered to last until each active player has either called or folded. A Round of hands consists of one turn of dealing by each player at the table.
Rounder: A very experienced player, usually one who earns his living playing poker. Sometimes called a Hustler.
Royal Flush: Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10, all of the same suit. The best poker hand. See Rankings of Poker Hands.
Runner: (AKA Backdoor). A hand which was made by catching both of the last two cards.
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