Ever wondered what the terms and for poker hands? Here is your bible! I will keep adding to this list!
Aces full – full house consisting three aces plus any pair.
Aces High – ace is the highest card, and there are no pairs or straights.
Air hand – has low value and the player may fold or bluff.
Ajax – starting hand has one J and one A.
American Airlines – starting hand has two A’s.
Backdoor – hand which needs the turn and river to to complete a winning hand. It’s generally making a hand other than what was intended and is considered lucky as opposed to a conscious online poker strategy.
Backdoor flush – the turn and river make the flush
Backdoor straight – a straight hand completed by cards dealt on the turn and river
Baskin Robbins – a hand containing the 3 and A. That is, 31 flavours. Get it!
Big Full The largest possible Full House.
Big Slick – hand containing the A and K
Bottom End – lowest possible straight also called the idiot end.
Bottom Pair – lowest possible pair.
Broadway – highest possible straight containing the 10, Jack, Queen, King and Ace.
Colt 45 – a hand containing the 4 and 5.
Connectors starting hand with two cards that are consecutive in rank. E.g. a 4 and 3
Cowboys – mean the King card.
Poker Community Cards
Ace in the hole – one of the community cards is an A
Aces Wired – two of the community cards flipped consecutively are Aces
Action Card – community card resulting in an increase in betting from multiple players
Base Dealing/Bottom Dealing – the dealer takes cards off the bottom of the deck instead of the top.
Blank – community card which does not change the value of the players hand.
Board – community cards on the table.
Community Cards – dealt initially face down in the middle of the table. They are then turn face up to add to the active players hand.