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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.

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