What is a Dealer in Poker?

1 minute

Last Updated: February 1, 2024


The dealer is the casino or poker room employee who ensures that the game goes according to house rules and without any incidents. The dealer has several responsibilities that ensure smooth poker games. They shuffle and distribute the cards, manage the pot and the chips, and keep track of all crucial elements in the game.

Dealer Poker Example:

For instance, the dealer lets players know when the action is on them or when their blinds are due, to facilitate the game and keep the action going.

<< View All Poker Terms

Disclaimer: content on mypokercoaching.com may contain affiliate links to online gambling operators and other sites. When you use our affiliate links, we may earn a commission based on our terms of service, but that does not influence the content on the site since we strictly follow our editorial guidelines. Learn more about how we make money and why we always stick to unbiased content. All content on this site is intended for those 21 or older or of legal gambling age in their jurisdiction.

Copyright © iBetMedia UAB. All rights reserved. Content may not be reproduced or distributed without the prior written permission of the copyright holder.