1. PokerVIP
  2. Poker Terms
  3. Flop

Flop

The 'Flop', is the term used for the first three community cards that are dealt simultaneously in a hand of poker.

Given that poker is a game where information is paramount, the 'flop' is arguably the most important street in any given hand of poker, simply because you receive more cards and information here than at any other time. It is the street where you will have the best idea about how the strength of your holdings will serve you throughout the hand.

It is also the first chance you will have to make a five-card hand.

Find out more about flop in this video
Other Letter "F" Terms View All
  • description
    Fish

    A fish is commonly known as a player who constantly make questionable calls duri...

  • description
    Flat call

    The phrase refers to the action of player of calling a bet within a poker hand w...

  • description
    Facecard

    Any card in a standard deck that has an illustration of a face on it. In other w...

  • description
    Face down

    In just about every poker game, a certain number of cards are dealt face down. T...

  • description
    Face up

    Many poker games will use Face Up cards. These cards are dealt out so everyone c...

  • description
    Family pot

    The term "family pot" generally has nothing to do with family members. It means,...

  • description
    Fast play

    There are two definitions for fast play, or fast playing, and they are as differ...

  • description
    Felt

    In poker terms, there are two definitions for felt. The first, and most obvious,...

Discord Logo

Join our Discord Server

Freeroll Passwords, VIP Deals and Poker Discussion Channel

Join Server