Poker Terms and Definitions

Full A-Z of poker terms and poker lingo, So you'll never look like the fish at the table!

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    Nuts

    The best possible made hand on a given board. The Nuts can refer to the best possible hand in any street, but the offici...

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    Nut low

    This hand refers to best possible low hand in games that have a low component - i.e. Omaha and Stud Hi/Lo, Razz, Lowball...

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    Negative expected value (-EV)

    A decision in poker that leads to the theoretical loss of money over the long term. It can include a specific decision i...

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    No limit

    It refers to the betting structure of any poker variant. In No-limit, a player can make a bet that ranges from the amoun...

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    Nosebleeds

    Poker games that are considered to be the highest of stakes across live card rooms and online sites. Generally, a game i...

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    Nit

    A poker player who is considered to be very tight or overly cautious. A nit will have a playing style that will include ...

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    Nuts

    Having the 'Nuts' in poker is having the best hand you can have in the game. No matter what hand other players may have,...

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    Nut flush

    A nut flush is a term for an Ace-high flush, which is the strongest flush (outside of the straight and royal, of course)...

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    No limit

    No Limit refers to poker games where there is no cap on the amount of chips/money a player can bet during a hand. No Lim...

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    No limit

    A variation of poker games where there is no limit how much a player can beat at any particular time. The only limit is ...

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    Nut flush

    Nut flush is the best possible flush hand. For example, if you hit a flush with Kd2d on the board reading Ad 5d 7d,...