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## Texas Calculatem Odds Calculator

Below is a nice write-up provided by Texas Calculatem that explains the benefits of using a poker odds calculator while playing online Texas Holdem poker. How To Use An Odds Calculator To Win More Money At Online Poker Do you use a poker odds calculator? I sure hope...

## Texas Holdem Expected Value Hand Charts – 10 Players

Below is a table of Texas Holdem starting hands, ordered by their Expected Value (EV) in a 10 player holdem game. These statistics were produced by using millions of hand histories to compute the following results. The below chart is very interesting because you can...

## SNG/Sit & Go Shark

Roy Rounder of Sit N Go Shark provided the below write-up that describes the sit & go’s in general, the Sit & Go Shark software package, its benefits, and some testimonials! The Fastest And Easiest Way To Make A KILLING At Online Poker Tournaments by Roy...

## Bluffing Poker Tells

Players will give off certain and more precise tells when they are bluffing. Although it may matter on the player themselves, there are some general tells that Caro talks about that apply at the poker table. Smoking Even though smoking is banned in almost every poker...

## Limit vs No Limit Texas Holdem Poker

Limit Texas Holdem vs. No Limit Texas Holdem – the debate goes on. Which game should you master? Well, everyone here at FTR has their own opinion. We have very skilled and profitable players profiting from both forms of the game. I have my opinion too, and No Limit...

## Texas Holdem Expected Value Hand Charts – 5 Players

Below is a table of Texas Hold’em starting hands, ordered by their Expected Value (EV) in a 5 player Hold’em game. These statistics were produced by using millions of hand histories to compute the following results. Position Cards SB BB 3 4 D AA 2.20 2.26...

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## Time Pot

A Time Pot is a method players use for paying a card room’s time charge. Players agree that the winner of the first pot over a certain size will pay the table’s time charge.

## Satansnake

Satansnake a Devilfish eater.

## Steel Wheel

A steel wheel is a 5 high straight(Ace, 2, 3, 4, 5) all the same suit(a flush).

## Bullets

Bullets refers to the preflop hand of aces (AA).

## Rungood

When a player is running hot, winning pot after pot, he is said to have the rungood.

## OFC

Abbreviation for Open Face Chinese. You can play OFC on FTR: https://www.flopturnriver.com/open-face-chinese-poker/

## Fantasy Land

When playing Open Face Chinese Poker, a player hits Fantasy Land with QQ or better in the top row, without fouling. In the next deal, the player will receive all 13 cards face down and can set it however they like.

## Open Face Chinese Poker

A variant of Chinese Poker where players set 5 cards face up, then are dealt 1 card at a time until a full 13 card Chinese Poker hand is made. Sometimes referred to as OFC.

## Makeup

A negative (or "red") figure that exists as a condition of staking arrangements, especially common for tournament staking but also applies in cash games.

## Chinese Poker

A variant of poker played with 13 cards and set 5 in the back, 5 in the middle, and 3 up top. Your back hand must be the strongest hand, middle second strongest, and top your weakest. After hands are set, players compare hands and are given points based on hand...

## Lagtard

Loose aggressive retard. Someone who plays a very loose and crazy style with no respect for money.

## S2G

Suited Two Gapper – 2 cards of the same suit with 2 gaps between their ranks. Examples: Q9s,J8s,T7s,96s,85s,74s,63s,52s Note that AJs,KTs are not usually considered S2G’s, as their strength is more appropriately described as suited broadways. Also note...

## S1G

Suited One Gapper – 2 cards of the same suit with 1 gap between their ranks. Examples: J9s,T8s,97s,86s,75s,64s,53s Note that AQs,KJs,QTs are not usually considered S1G’s, as their strength is more appropriately described as suited broadways, 42s is weaker...

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## Showdown value

A hand that can beat at least some portion of an opponent’s perceived range.

## Bingo Player

"Bingo Player" a poker player who makes blatantly bad poker plays, and believes in the luck of the cards will determine victory or defeat. It provides a ready-made excuse for the week poker player. They can blame ‘bad luck’ for their ill fortune...

## Imaginenuity

Imaginative and ingenuity combined.

## Foolio

Some one being a fool. Someone doing something that’s not right.

## Hogger

When one person wins a large pot, whether it’s heads-up or multi-way "It’s A Hogger!"

## GGIHYD

What you say to someone after they suckout on the final table bubble of a large event. Stands for "Good game I hope you die."

## Woolworth’s

The term Woolworth’s denotes a ten and a five (T5) of any suit as holecards. The name is derived from the high street retail chain which was traditionally a chain of 5 and 10 cent stores.

## Loose Cannon Hold’em

A poker game in which after the action in the hand has ended and a winner has been determined then all five community cards are revealed to all participants. If the flop has been seen and the action ends a winner is determined then the 2 community cards that had not...

## Panorama Hold’em

A poker game in which the player who folds to stop the action in the hand reveals their hole cards and all other players who remain in the hand will reveal their hole cards.

## GFYS

an abbreviation for *Go Fuck YourSelf*

## Nanonoko

To integrate skills attained from previous experiences in present endeavours.

## Cored

A min-raise on the turn.

## Daniel’s Room

Daniel’s Room is a high stakes is an area of the PokerStars lobby dedicated to deep-stack, high-stakes cash games. The room is named after poker legend Daniel Negreanu.

## RIT

To "run it twice" is the act of dealing remaining streets twice in all-in situations and dividing the equity share. This is typically done to lower variance.

## Two Pears

Two Pears is slang for "two pair."

## Sunday Lunch

The Sunday Lunch is a \$215 tournament on Poker Stars that takes place 11:00 AEST each Sunday, or 19:00 EST on Saturday. The inaugural Sunday Lunch took place on February 21, 2010.

## Rush Poker

Rush Poker is an innovative, hyper turbo type of cash game offered at Full Tilt Poker. Players do not select individual tables, instead, they are divided into player pools. Every time you fold while playing Rush Poker, you are immediately transported to a different...

## Bldswttrs

Pronounced Blood, Sweat, Tears. A legendary No Limit Hold’em player from pre-UIGEA poker cash games on party poker.

## Iopq (verb)

To be banned without getting the first two strikes.

## Open raise

Entering a pot first with a raise rather than a call.

## Nothing across

In live game – squeezing the side of the card to narrow down the possible hole card Nothing across is A,2 or 3

## Two across

In live game – squeezing the side of the card to narrow down the possible hole card Two across is 4,5

## Three across

In live game – squeezing the side of the card to narrow down the possible hole card Three across is 6,7 or 8

## Four across

In live game – squeezing the side of the card to narrow down the possible hole card Four across is 9 ot 10

## Mean Raise

Mean Raise refers to one or more players aggressivly raising or reraising, perhaps because they want to send a messege to the origional raiser or just suffered a bad beat, but rarly because they truly have a strong hand.

## Team PokerStars Sports Stars

A collection of pros that had a high degree of success in athletics, and now represent Poker Stars.

## WSOP Hall of Fame

A prestigious group of players who have been honored by the World Series for their contribution to poker. New entrants are voted for by a media panel and the living members of the Hall of Fame.

## Piece, A

You can buy a piece of a player by paying for some or all of their entry fee. You are then awarded a negotiated percentage of any winnings they receive.

## Back

To put up some money for another player to enter a cash game or tournament.

## Godfather of Poker

A nickname for Doyle Brunson.

## Amazon Room

An area of the Rio Hotel and Casino which plays host to the World Series of Poker.

## Strip, The

A road in Las Vegas, Nevada which contains many of the cities largest and most popular casinos.

## Rio

The Rio Hotel and Casino on the The Strip in Las Vegas. It has been the host of the World Series of Poker since 2006.

## Big Game, The

The high-stakes cash game(s) played in the "Bobby’s Room" area of the Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

## Bobby’s Room

A special area of the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, designed to host high stakes cash games. It is named after former casino mogul and WSOP ME champ, Bobby Baldwin.

The hand 9-2.

## Computer Hand

The hand Queen-7.

## Machine Gun

The Omaha hand Ace-King-4-7.

## Bubble Boy

The person who finished the tournament on the Bubble – the last place which does not pay any prize money.

Fold.

## Pump it Up

Notably increase the amount of money in the pot by making a large bet.

## Gears

A term used to refer to the different styles of play possessed by one player.

## Gutshot

A type of straight draw where you are hoping to receive a card in the middle of the 5 cards needed.

## Second Pair

To have a pair with the second highest card on the board.

## Min-raise

To raise the smallest amount permitted by the table stakes.

## Study

To spend time thinking (or pretending to think) about what whether you should bet, check, or fold.

A re-raise.

## Chip Reese Trophy

An award given to the winner of the \$50,000 H.O.R.S.E. event at the World Weries. It is named to commemorate the late Chip Reese.

## Complete

To call from the small blind pre-flop when the pot has not yet been raised.

## Fishing

Either: Performing some action in order to provoke a useful reaction from an opponent OR playing marginal cards on a draw in the hope of hitting a big hand.

## Bluff Poker Player of the Year

A leaderboard run by Bluff Magazine, which tracks performance at live tournaments around the world.

## WSOP Player of the Year

A leaderboard which awards points to all players who cash in the WSOP’s 50+ events.

## Handed

A number preceding the word "Handed" indicates how many players are in the game.

## Sick

Something which is either very good or very bad.

## H.R. 2267

A bill proposed by pro-poker Representative Barney Frank. It’s full title is the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act. If introduced into law it would implement a fully regulated online gambling industry in the United...

## Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act

Otherwise known as the UIGEA, a bill introduced in 2006 which prohibits financial institutions from processing deposits to "illegal online gambling" websites.

## The Corporation

A team of top-class poker players who joined together to raise the cash to play billionaire businessman Andy Beal in an ultra-high-stakes cash game. The group included Doyle Brunson, Chip Reese, Todd Brunson, Ted Forrest, Jennifer Harman, Howard Lederer, Phil Ivey,...

## Binion’s Horseshoe

The casino run by Benny Binnion which was the original host of the World Series of Poker.

## Poker Brat

A nickname for Phil Hellmuth. Gained thanks to his sometimes belligerent attitude at the poker table.