While they appear to be the same game of poker at first glance, each organization can set some proprietary rules, and with this in mind, the WSOP has clearly defined the parameters for betting on each event.
There are several known stories where players only pay if they really want to raise their hand and vice versa. In many cases, there is also the question of which vote or action is more relevant?
Now that the most important part of the Main Event is coming up, it is important to read the document that contains the WSOP Guidelines and their application.
As far as betting is concerned, introduces verbal and chips, which means that such bets will be made by verbal explanation and/or chip drawing. Such verbal statements may be general in nature, such as “raise,” specify an amount (such as “one thousand”), or both, “raise, one thousand.”
On the other hand, if the player does not make a bet and declares a “call”, some void bets will be determined to be checks, but if he declares a “raise”, the player must bet at least the minimum bet.
A player who declares “check” before betting may call or fold but not raise. As with all betting rules, specifying only a certain amount is the same as silently betting the same amount: saying “two hundred” is the same as silently betting 200 chips.
Also remember that participants must always take turns. They may not act willfully out of sequence to affect the play of others and may be penalized.
Competitors who are skipped for acting out of sequence must defend their right to act. If the skipped contestant does not speak until substantive action occurs to his or her left, the out-of-line action is binding. Those on the field will be asked to decide what to do with the skipped hand.
In the detailed WSOP documentation, you’ll learn not only the basics of the game, but also how to behave at the table, allowed electronic devices and more. You can read the full text here.