Code review

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Wed Nov 5 01:09:34 CET 2014


On Tuesday, November 4, 2014 12:35:32 PM UTC-8, John Gordon wrote:
> C Smith <illusiontechniques at gmail.com> writes:
> 
> > I was wondering if I could get some feedback on the biggest thing I
> > have done as an amateur Python coder.
> 
> Comments.
> 
> You need a *lot* more comments.
> 
> Like, every line or two of code should have a comment explaining what is
> being accomplished.  Seriously.  Every line or two.
> 
> Some blank lines wouldn't hurt either.
> 
> Also it would be nice to define some of the terms you're using.  What is
> a blind?  What does "in front" mean?  What is a "muck hand"?
> 
> -- 
> John Gordon         Imagine what it must be like for a real medical doctor to
> gordon at panix.com    watch 'House', or a real serial killer to watch 'Dexter'.

A "blind" is a required bet that the two people sitting to the left of the button have to make before a hand begins.  The first player pays the small blind and the second player pays the big blind, which is double the small blind.  For tournament games, the blinds increase periodically.

Mucking a hand means to throw your cards away without revealing them.  In professional Poker, you typically give them to the dealer.

"In front" just refers to table position which determines play order.



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