In stud poker, the river is the name of the stage of the game during which the last community card is dealt. The term also encompasses the betting round that takes place after this event. The term river is used predominantly in stud poker games, such as Texas Hold’em and Omaha Hold’em.
As a noun: «The river will decide the outcome of this hand.»
- the stage of the poker game during which the last community card is dealt.