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Angle shooting

Angle shooting

In live poker, deliberately violating either the letter or the spirit of a poker rule for the purpose of making a profit that one would not have been entitled to otherwise.

Example: Examples of angle shooting include: miscalling one's hand in the hope that a player with a better hand will muck, intentionally acting out of turn to see another player's reaction, verbalizing an action in an ambiguous manner that can be interpreted in one of two ways depending on how the hand goes, or misrepresenting the size of one's chip stack. Angle shooting is generally discouraged by casinos and poker rooms although sometimes the dealer or the floor will uphold the angle shooter's actions.

Created by LawDude on 5 Aug, 2009
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