Why is it called case "folding"?

Dominikus Dittes Scherkl lyratelle at gmx.de
Sat Mar 19 04:59:13 CDT 2022

Am 18.03.22 um 10:04 schrieb Tex via Unicode:
> Doug, So it isn't the case (no pun intended)  without the extra characters (cards) you can't win, like in poker, and so you fold.

In card-games the term comes from "folding" the spread cards in your
hand to one block, because the distinction doesn't matter to you anymore
(as you have given up).

                                          Dominikus Dittes Scherkl

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