Poker is a card game that can be played between two or more players and involves betting on your hand. There are many different forms of the game, but they all share some similarities. They are all played with cards and chips, and they are all games of incomplete information (players do not know the cards of their opponents).

During each round of betting, players may choose to call, raise or fold. The player who bets the most in a particular round wins the pot. In some cases, a player will put all of their remaining chips into the pot, a move called an all-in bet.

When a player calls, they must match the previous player’s bet amount. This is done by saying “call” or “I call,” and the player places the same number of chips in the pot as the previous player. Often players will also place additional chips into the pot if they wish to increase their bets.

During a poker game, the cards are dealt clockwise around the table. The person to the left of the dealer is known as the button. The button passes to the next player after each deal. The dealer is the last to shuffle, and he/she must offer a shuffled pack to his/her opponent for a cut. If a player declines, any other player may cut.