Meaning of stud poker

stud' pok'er

Pronunciation: [key]
— Cards. Cards.
  1. a variety of poker in which each player is dealt one card face down in the first round and one card face up in each of the next four rounds, each of the last four rounds being followed by a betting interval. Cf.
  2. any similar variety of poker.
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