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The most commonly played mixed game is known as H.O.R.S.E. What does H.O.R.S.E stand for?

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The most commonly played mixed game is known as H.O.R.S.E.  What does  H.O.R.S.E stand for?
asked Oct 19, 2015 in Definitions by zbandette ( 51,742 points)

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it stands for the different types of poker played in the game .. hold 'em , Omaha , Razz , Stud & Eights or better Stud ... each game is played alternatly either by number of hands played in each or by timer when blinds rise higher .... the baketball one can also be the player who misses a shot accomplished by the opponent is givin the letter & losses when collects them all
answered Oct 29, 2015 by SurfRat ( 7,910 points)
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HORSE is also shooting baskets as in basketball. Each basket you make you get a 'letter' i.e., make a basket and your score is an H. Make another basket and your score adds an O to the H. (we won't say that name) The first person to spell HORSE wins.
answered Oct 22, 2015 by WallyRob ( 3,801 points)
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HORSE is actually an acronym describing a combination of five poker games:
 
Hold'em
Omaha Hi/Lo
Razz (Seven card stud low)
Stud (Seven card stud high)
Eight-or-better (Seven card stud high-low)
 
answered Oct 20, 2015 by TheDubStepper ( 2,450 points)