Definition of Misdeal
What is a "misdeal" in the game of poker? What is the definition of the term "misdeal" in poker?
A "misdeal" in poker occurs when a dealer deals a hand incorrectly.
A misdeal will result in all of the cards being collected, shuffled and dealt again.
For instance - let's say that you are playing in a ring game at your local casino.
The dealer starts to deal the hand, but quickly realizes that they started dealing cards to the wrong person. This would result in a "misdeal", which would result in the dealer collecting all of the cards, shuffling them and dealing again.
Another example of a "misdeal" would be if a dealer accidentally dealt all players three cards in a Hold'em game instead of two.
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