Poker Terms and Definitions

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

Open ended straight flush draw

A powerful draw that combines the open ended straight draw with a flush draw. This draw is also the ...

Offsuit

Two cards that have different suits. The term is commonly used to refer to the hole cards for a pla...

Open-limp

The term refers to a player who opens the action on a table by calling the big blind or limping. Thi...

Out

Poker term that refers to the number of cards that will improve a player’s hand. The term “Out...

Overbet

This term refers to a wager that is more than the size of the pot. For example, a player making a be...

Off suit

An Off Suit hand in poker is one where a player's two cards are of different suits. e.g ...

Outplay

When a player is able to get what he wants in a hand by using his skills. A good check-raise bluff o...

Overbet

An Overbet is when a player bets significantly more than what is in the pot. e.g "Sandra ...

Odds

Odds represent a probability of making a certain hand, for example, what are the odds of making the ...

Offsuit

Non-suited, cards of different suits, for example Ac Kd would represent Ace-KIng offsuit.

Omaha

Omaha is a poker variation played with five community cards, like Hold'em, but instead of two, ...

Open-ended

Usually referring to straight. Open ended straight is the one that can be completed from both '...

Opener

Different name for the original raiser, the person who made the first raise in the pot....

Over the top

When a player raises other player's bet or a raise, he is sometimes said to have come 'over the...

Overcall

Calling a bet after there is already one or more caller. If Player A bets and Player B makes th...

Overcards

In the community cards games, overcards are the hole cards of higher value than any of the comm...

Overpair

A pocket pair bigger than any possible pair created using community cards....

Orbit

A full round of dealing. When every single player at the table has been in every possible position, ...

Out of position

Acting first, acting before another player. In flop games, player in the small blind is always ...

Overs

Short for overcards, e.g. hole cards of higher value than any of the community cards on the tab...

Outkick

When two players have the same hand (top pair, trips, two pair or similar), their kickers (othe...

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