Poker is a card game that involves betting with chips and keeping a straight face. You can also play poker online and make any kind of face you want. Additionally, a poker is a tool you keep by a fireplace.

Two or more people with a deck of cards can play poker, which has many variations. Some poker games involve several rounds of betting, discarding, and being dealt new cards. Having a "poker face" means remaining expressionless, as if you were hiding the fact that you've got a winning hand of cards. A completely different kind of poker is the long metal fireplace tool that you use to stir up the fire, also called a fire iron.

Definitions of poker
  1. noun
    any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
    synonyms: poker game
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    draw, draw poker
    poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
    poker in which the high and low hands split the pot
    penny ante, penny ante poker
    poker played for small stakes
    straight poker
    poker in which each player gets 5 cards face down and bets are made without drawing any further cards
    strip poker
    poker in which a player's losses are paid by removing an article of clothing
    stud, stud poker
    poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt
    type of:
    card game, cards
    a game played with playing cards
  2. noun
    fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
    synonyms: fire hook, salamander, stove poker
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    type of:
    fire iron
    metal fireside implements
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