Upcard

1) Stud Poker A card properly dealt face up
2) The first card turned up from the stock after the deal

The official rules of card games glossary. 2009.

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  • Upcard — An upcard is a playing card that is dealt face up. A number of card games incorporate upcards:*In stud poker, a card dealt face up to a player that other players can see; *In blackjack, the card the dealer deals to themselves for all the players… …   Wikipedia

  • upcard — /up kahrd /, n. 1. Stud Poker. a card properly dealt face up. Cf. hole card. 2. Cards. the first card turned up from the stock after the deal. [1935 40; UP + CARD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • upcard — noun a) In stud poker or blackjack, a playing card dealt face up and left on the table for others to see. b) In rummy, the top card of the discard pile …   Wiktionary

  • upcard — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: up (II) + card 1. a. : the card turned up to start the play (as in rummy and stops games) called also starter, turnup b. : the card at the top of a discard pile or talon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stud poker — is any of a number of poker variants in which each player receives a mix of face down and face up cards dealt in multiple betting rounds. Stud games are also typically non positional games, meaning that the player who bets first on each round may …   Wikipedia

  • Seven-card stud — is a variant of stud poker. Until the recent increase in popularity of Texas hold em, seven card stud was the most popular poker variant in home games across the United States, and in casinos in the eastern part of the country. Seven card stud is …   Wikipedia

  • List of poker variants — The card game of poker has many variations, most of which were created in the United States in the mid 1900s. The standard order of play applies to most of these games, but to fully specify a poker game requires details about which hand values… …   Wikipedia

  • Shanghai rum — A meld of four cards in the game Shanghai rum. Origin Chinese Alternative name(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Five-card stud — For the 1968 Western, see 5 Card Stud. Five card stud is the earliest form of the card game stud poker, originating during the American Civil War,[1] but is less commonly played today than many other more popular poker games – clear from its… …   Wikipedia

  • canasta — /keuh nas teuh/, n. Cards. a variety of rummy in which the main object is to meld sets of seven or more cards. [1945 50; < Sp: lit., basket, appar. var. of canastro < Gk kánastron wicker basket (see CANISTER)] * * * Form of rummy, using two full… …   Universalium

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