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Poker in which the first round of cards, and often the last, is dealt face down and the others face up when five cards per hand are dealt. When there are seven cards per hand, the first two rounds and the last round are dealt face down.
[Probably short for studhorse poker.]
(Card Games) a variety of poker in which the first card is dealt face down before each player and the next four are dealt face up (five-card stud) or in which the first two cards and the last card are dealt face down and the intervening four cards are dealt face up (seven-card stud), with bets made after each round. Often shortened to: stud
[C19: from stud2 + poker2]
1. a variety of poker in which each player is dealt one card facedown in the first round and one card faceup in each of the next four rounds, each of the last four rounds being followed by a betting interval.
2. any similar variety of poker.
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|Noun||1.||stud poker - poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt|
poker game, poker - any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
hole card - (poker) a playing card dealt face down and not revealed until the showdown