? What are the three main characteristics of mixed poker?
?1) None of the many exotic variations of poker (such as 11-card stud) is played for two hands in a row; 2) at least 10 cards are wild in each deal; 3) no stodgy old poker rule is ever considered inviolate or inflexible.
? What is the usual reaction to overcoming the odds and catching the two middle cards of a possible straight?
?Disappointment; a straight is generally a losing hand.
? What is meant by bluffing?
?In mixed poker it is making a nickel raise of a quarter bet while smiling mysteriously and furtively showing one's hand to a nearby player who has folded.
? When does a misdeal occur?
?When more than four players are dealt all their cards up in five-card stud.
? What hand is described as "a whole lot of those little black pointy things"?
?A spade flush.