Definitions for "Preflop"
Keywords:  dealt, 'em, hold'em, stage, texas
Anything that happens before the first three community cards are dealt face up.
adj. First stage in a hand of hold'em. All players have received cards, but there will be a round of preflop betting before the community cards are dealt. It is the most important decision in the game -- whether to play or throw a hand away.
When you just have two cards in your hand and there are no cards on the board yet.
Keywords:  flop
Before the flop.