Category: Poker Terms

Glossary of poker terms and poker words

Poker Terms Starting With N

Negative Freeroll is usually observed in no-limit or pot-limit poker. Here the player who goes first tries creating a situation that’ll compel the opponent player to play the final bet. Nit is the person who is afraid of taking risks and plays safe. Probably safe to say he is a newbie and is barely past…

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Poker Terms Starting With L

Lag is referred to a straight and aggressive style with which the player plays. The player starts with a lot of hands initially to raise up little money in order to outplay the opposing players. Last to Act as the words depict is when the player is the last one to act after the rest…

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Poker Terms Starting With M

Made hand is that particular hand which does not require any amendments to win. M-Ratio is the measurement of the cost available to play for each round by analyzing the chip stack. Maniac is a player who is very loose i.e., bets and raise even when it’s not required and aggressive in nature. Main Pot…

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Poker Terms Starting With K

Kalooki is a poker game which is more or less like Rummy but with a few extra exceptions. Key Card is the card that determines your hand or helps you get a big draw. Key Hand is that particular hand that acts as a flip point for the player may it be for good or…

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Poker Terms Starting With J

Jack and back happen when no player opens, and the jackpot poker relapses to low-ball. Jackpot is a large amount of money collected by the players which are awarded to the player with the winning combination as per the requirements. Jackpot poker is used when a player loses the game with a very big hand,…

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Poker Terms Starting With I

Poker words and poker terms continued Ice is a cold deck. Ideal Edge Odds is the theoretical maximum edge odds, but which are unachievable. Idle Card has no value to a hand. IDK is the acronym for ‘I don’t know,’ and is used in online poker The ignorant end or idiot end  is the lower…

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Poker Terms Starting With H

We continue with our poker terms explained series with the H’s Half Bet Rule Typically used in Fixed-Limit, this rule requires a player’s all in bet to be equal to half or more than the full bet. The all-in is considered a raise. The Half Bet Rule also applies to a raise. This is compared…

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Poker Terms Starting With G

Greek Champs brings you the online poker terms starting with G. Frankly, they’re a little boring when compared to the F’s. Gallery is where the nonplaying spectators stand or sit. Poker Terms Gambler Gambler is a player who bets money. BeGameAware is a website dedicated to helping those with a gambling problem. Gap is a hand…

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Poker Terms Starting With F

Poke Words F Face card is the King, Queen or Jack. Face Down is a card in which the value side of the card faces the table and is not visible to any players Face Up is the opposite to face down Fade is a poker term that indicates a player had to dodge many…

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Poker Terms starting With E

Poker terms which start with E. An Early Bet refers to a bet placed after the first card is drawn in stud. Early Position being the first players to act in a hand Eight or better, sometimes denoted as ‘8ob, is a common qualifier in games of hi/lo split poker like omaha and seven card…

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