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Term Definition: Under the Gun - Thu Jun 14, 2012, 10:38 PM
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What is that when your hand is the dealer? Under the gun?
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Thu Jun 14, 2012, 11:00 PM
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Hi and welcome to the forum!

The hand to the left of the dealer is the small blind. The hand to the left of that is the big blind. Both of these have to put chips into the pot before they see their hand.
The hand to the left of the big blind, is the UTG (under the gun) spot. It's called that becuase they are the first player that has to act after the cards are dealt.
If you are the dealer, then you are the button.

Hope this helps.

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