What is Removal in Poker?

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Removal (aka blockers) is when a player holds a specific card which ‘blocks’ their opponents from having combinations of that same card. For example, if you hold A♠ K and the board reads J♠ T♠ 2♠ 56, it’s impossible for any opponent to have an Ace-high flush, as you hold the A♠ blocker.

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