May 27, 2019

Poker Slangs That We Absolutely Love

Poker is a game of skill, fun, excitement, chance, passion and above all rules the family of card games. It has garnered popularity across the world for its wonderful combination of luck and skill. The way poker games have been structured, that’s the beauty of them. It has a history of over the hundred years and over the time, slang has been developed to describe various situations. Slang is a type of language consisting of words and phrases that are regarded as informal or would normally take many words to describe that. Moreover, it sounds fun to have a special dictionary dedicated to just poker. Some of the poker slang includes-

  • Assault Rifle- A-K-4-7
  • Burn- To discard a card
  • Boat- Full house
  • Bump- A player who wishes to raise
  • Bullet, Rocket- A
  • Blow-up- Psychological or strategic meltdown
  • Bonus Whoring- Building a bankroll without being a winning player
  • Color up- To exchange lower denomination chips with higher denomination
  • Chirping- When a player talks a lot after winning a pot
  • Chop- To split a lot
  • Cowboy- K
  • Full Boat-Full house
  • Johnny, Jackal, Knave, Hook- J
  • Jackpot- Three Sevens
  • Lady, Girl- Q
  • Noah’s Ark- Four pair
  • Nuts- The best poker hand possible
  • Nut Straight- The best possible straight
  • Nut Flush- The best possible flush
  • Outs- Hidden cards in the deck that can give better hand
  • One eyed jacks- The jack of hearts and the jack of spades
  • On the Finger- Money received on credit
  • Pass- No betting or folding
  • Paint/Picasso Flop- Three face cards
  • Pat- No further cards required
  • Quads- Four-of-a-kind
  • Rock- A player who plays only the best possible hands
  • Rainbow- Three different suits
  • Runner-runner- In need of two particular cards in the next two rounds to make an envisioned hand
  • Rags- Three low cards
  • Steal- Winning the pot by bluffing
  • Set- Three of a kind using 1 card from the board and 2 from your holecards.
  • Snarker- A player who wins and insults the loser
  • Suicide King- The King of Hearts
  • Tiger- Low hand such as 2,3,4,5,6
  • Trips- Three-of-a-kind using 2 cards from the board and 1 from your holecards.
  • Two-tone- Two different suits
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