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Kempton Park is an iconic 'racecourse' located in Sunbury-on-Thames, England, it has been a key part of British horse racing since 1878.

In poker, a player who 'leaks' their cards accidentally exposes them to one or more of their opponents at the table however this can be done on purpose to.

Leg up is a phrase used to describe a person who has won two consecutive pots in a kill pot situation or who has the disadvantage of a forced blind.

Most commonly in poker, but also in some other card games, a 'legitimate hand' is a strong hand which has value at a showdown.

Las Vegas is seen as the gambling capital of the world it is the home to 'The Strip', 'Caesars', the iconic neon skyline, and many other attractions.

A made hand is a poker hand that holds the value of a pair or higher. Unlike a drawing hand, a made hand can be put into play and holds a chance of winning.

A line score is a brief summary of a game’s final score and the key statistics, shown as a horizontal chart of two lines.

The main pot is the pot that all players put money into and have the potential to win should they still be active in the game. It is the the key pot to win.

A lead is a player who places the final bet in a round of poker and could also refer to a player who has the most 'chips' on the table.

'Last Longer' is a side bet which is permitted in some forms of poker, where players wager between themselves as to which one will stay in the game longer.

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What is ‘Roulette’? Roulette is one of the world’s most popular casino table games. It is a game which involves a ball being spun around a wheel containing numbers from zero to 36 which are coloured either black or red. Players can place bets on the table cloth, known as the layout, using chips. Winning […]

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What are ‘Expanding Wilds’? Expanding Wilds is a special feature in many multi-payline video slot machines. They function similar to a regular wild symbol by substituting other symbols on the reels to form winning combinations, however, instead of remaining stationary on the reel, the Expanding Wild symbol becomes animated to expand vertically or horizontally, depending […]

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What is ‘Double Bonus Poker’? Double Bonus Poker is a video poker game of draw poker where you are dealt 5 cards, and then you must choose which of these cards to ‘hold’ or keep. The discarded cards are then replaced with new ones, and the final hand is paid according to the paytable. Like […]

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