See main article: ring game.
Chop To split a pot because of a tie, split-pot game, or player agreement To play a game for a short time and cash out.
Get away To fold a strong hand against a supposedly superior hand.Single-table sit-and-gos, with nine or ten players, are the norm, but multi-table games are common as well.Wrap In Omaha hold 'em, a wrap is a straight draw with nine or more outs 8 comprising two board cards and three or four cards from a player's hand.Table stakes See main article: table stakes.The fourth card dealt to each player in stud.See main article: bug.Fifth street The last card dealt to the board in community card games.A backed player is often known as a horse.Bank Also called the house, the person responsible for distributing chips, keeping track of the buy-ins, and paying winners at the end of the game.Also called a hand (though both terms are ambiguous).See main article: upcard upswing A period during which a player wins more (or loses less) than expected.Weak ace An ace with a low kicker.



See also second pair.
Connectors Two or more cards of consecutive or close to consecutive rank continuation bet A bet made after the flop by the player who took the lead in betting before the flop ( Texas hold 'em and Omaha hold 'em ).
Loose To play more hands than the average for the game or for the player normally.
Equity One's mathematical expected value from the current deal, calculated by multiplying the amount of money in the pot by one's probability of winning.Cash plays An announcement, usually by a dealer, that a player who has requested to buy chips and can bet the cash they have on the table in lieu of chips until receiving their chips.Toke In a brick and mortar casino, a toke is a tip given to the dealer by the winner of the pot.Active player A player still involved in the pot.Back into To win a pot with a hand that would have folded to any bet backraise A reraise from a player who previously called in the same betting round bad beat To lose a hand where one hand is considerably ahead of the eventual.Compare with wild card.Underdog An underdog or dog is a player with a smaller chance to win than another specified player.Protection, protect See main article: protection purse The total prize pool in a poker tournament push To bet all in put the clock (on someone) See main article: call the clock put on To put someone on a hand is to deduce what hand.Any two cards An expression used in Texas hold 'em to say that a player's cards do not matter in a decision backdoor A draw requiring two or more rounds to fill A hand made other than the hand the player intended to make back.Top pair bonus sgate acqua In community card poker games, top pair is a pair comprising a pocket card and the highest-ranking card on the board.To recruit players into a game bubble The last finishing position in a poker tournament before entering the payout structure bubble factor The factor by which the odds in chips differ from the odds in dollars.Compare with flat call, overcall.Color change, color up To exchange small-denomination chips for larger ones combo, combination game A casino table at which multiple forms of poker are played in rotation come bet, on the come A bet or raise made with a drawing hand, building the pot.A plastic tray used for storing a rack of chips race See coin flip rag A low-valued (and presumably worthless) card.