Aces Full – A full house with three aces and any pair.
Bad Beat – When a hand is beaten by a lucky draw.
Call – When a player chooses to match the previous bet.
Dead Man’s Hand – Two pair – Aces and Eights (Wild Bill Hickock was shot in the back while playing this hand).
Early Position – Position on a round of betting where the player must act before most of the other players at the table. (It’s considered the two positions located to the left of the Blinds. )
Fifth Street – Also known as the “river” card. In flop games, this represents the fifth community card on the table and the final round of betting. In Stud games, this is the fifth card dealt to each player and represents the third round of betting.
Gut Shot – To draw to and/or hit an inside straight.
Hand – A player’s best five cards.
Inside Straight – Four cards which require another between the top and the bottom card to complete a straight.Players who catch this card make an Inside Straight.
Jackpot Poker – A form of poker in which the cardroom or casino offers a jackpot to a player who has lost with a really big hand (usually Aces full or better).
Kansas City Lowball – Form of lowball poker in which the worst poker hand (2, 3, 4, 5, 7 of different suits) is the best hand. It’s also known as Deuce to Seven.
Ladies – Two Queens.
Main Pot – The center pot. Any other bets are placed in a side pot(s) and are contested among the remaining players. This occurs when a player(s) goes all-in.
No Limit – A game where players can bet as much as they like (as long as they have it in front of them) on any round of betting.
Odds – The probability of making a hand vs. the probability of not making a hand.
Paints – Face or picture cards (Jack, Queen and King).
Qualifier – In High-Low games, it is a requirement the Low hand must meet to win the pot.
Rack – A tray that holds 100 poker chips in five stacks of twenty chips each.
Satellite – Is a mini-tournament to gain an entry into a larger tournament.
Texas Hold’em – This is also the name for Hold’em, the most popular form of poker.
Up Card – A card that is dealt face-up.
Walking Sticks – A pair of sevens.