The betting rounds in the game of Poker are called “bet intervals” and the number of bets that a player makes is called the “ante.” The initial bet, or ante, is made by one player. Each player must then place a certain number of chips into the pot, equal to the contribution of the player before him. The player who places a bet into the pot is considered to be an “active player”.

There are many different rules for the game of poker, and some are more complex than others. There are also many apocryphal origins of the game. The first form of poker was probably a 17th-century French game called poque, from which we get the word “poker”. Over time, the word evolved into its modern form of primero in the German language. The French settlers brought the game to North America and introduced it to the world.

Before the game starts, players may be required to put money into the pot. This is called an ante. The first player to bet is called a “bet.” A call is the next player to bet, while a raise is the player who bets more than the previous bettor. A check means that a player is in the hand without betting and will wait until the last bet has been raised or all players have checked.