Poker Glossary -
The probability of making a hand versus the probability of not making the hand.
A hold'em starting hand in which the two cards are of different suits.
A flop game similar to Hold 'Em, but each player is dealt four cards instead of two, and a hand must be made using exactly two pocket cards, plus three from the table.
On the table; in the game.
On The Come
A hand that is drawing to a straight or flush.
Playing poorly, usually because of becoming emotionally upset.
A hold'em starting hand in which the two cards are two apart in rank. Examples: J9s, 64.
An inside straight.
Exposed card; a card dealt face-up.
Open Ended Straight
Four consecutive cards whereby one additional (consecutive) card is needed at either end to make a straight.
An exposed pair; a pair of face-up cards.
Games where some of the cards are dealt face up.
To make the first bet in a round.
Open-Ended Straight Draw
A straight draw with four consecutive cards that can be completed on either end. An example is 6/7/8/9, since a five or a 10 will make a straight.
Four consecutive cards requiring one at either end to make a straight.
If no one raises the big blind, then the player in that position has the option to raise when their turn comes around. The dealer will typically say something like 'your option,' to remind them.
A card remaining in the deck that could hopefully improve your hand.
A card that will make your hand win. Normally heard in the plural. Example: 'Any spade will make my flush, so I have nine outs.'
To beat an opponent by drawing to a better hand.
To beat. Example: 'Susie outran my set when her flush card hit on the river.'
A type of button that indicates you are willing to play at higher limits. Any time everyone left in the hand has an over button, the limits go up.
To call a bet after one or more others players have already called.
A card higher than any card on the board. For instance, if you have AQ and the flop comes J-7-3, you don't have a pair, but you have two overcards.
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