We continue with our poker terms explained series with the H’s

Half Bet Rule Typically used in Fixed-Limit, this rule requires a player’s all in bet to be equal to half or more than the full bet. The all-in is considered a raise. The Half Bet Rule also applies to a raise. This is compared to the full bet rule.

Hand is the cards being held by a player AND also the whole shebang that happens from one deal to the next.

Hand History is particular to online poker only and is the view of every hand you played.

Hanger is a card that protrudes out when a dealer is cheating. It usually happens when the dealer is dealing from the bottom of the deck.

Poker Terms Heads Up Poker

heads up poker is when there are two players left in poker. It could be the other players folded or the game started with only a single opponent

Heater is on a lucky streak.

Hero Call is calling when a player has a relatively weak hand and doubts their opponents stronger hand. Its calling a bluff

High Hand is the best hand in poker.  In a high/low split game there will always be a winner for the high hand.

Poker Terms High Ranking Card

high card ranking according to a hands highest-ranking cards

hole cards are  those which are face down

home game is at a private venue as opposed to a casino or public cardroom.

Horse is a player financially backed by someone else

Hand History Hand histories are the written and saved record of the hands an online poker performs. A hand records incorporates all the factsrelevant to a given hand. (study extra)

Hand rankings are the generally accepted order of poker hands starting from lowest (‘high card’) to the best (‘instantly flush’). (read extra)

Hanger is a card at the bottom of the deck that sticks out in addition that the rest and is a sign of cheating

Heads-Up play happens when there are only two players closing in a pot. it can also refer to the end of a poker event whilst two players remain.