More than 162 Poker terms & expressions
If you are new to the world of online Poker, the wealth of Poker related terminology might be a bit overwhelming at
first. For that reason we have compiled this glossary. This list is not exhaustive, but we aim to provide you with a comprehensive reference that explains interesting and colorful internet terminology you are likely to encounter in the online casino world. Although it's not essential for you to be familiar with all these terms in order to play the game, they're still good to know.
ScrambleA thorough shuffling technique whereby the shuffler spreads the cards face down over a large area and scrambles them. This is also known as a wash.
Semi-BluffBetting with a mediocre or drawing hand
SetThree-of-a-kind using a pocket pair that matches a card on the board.
ShowdownThe final phase after all betting has ended and players reveal their cards.
Side PotBets made into a new pot after a player has gone all-in.
Small BlindThe smaller of the two blinds posted prior to the dealing of cards, placed by the player sitting directly to the left of the dealer. The smaller of the two forced bets preflop.
The person in first position posts the small blind, which is equivalent to half of a small bet.
SpadesThe smaller of the two blinds posted prior to the dealing of cards, placed by the player sitting directly to the left of the dealer.
The smaller of the two forced bets preflop. The person in first position posts the small blind, which is equivalent to half of a small bet.
Split PotWhen two or more winning hands tie and divide the pot or.
Steal RaiseA raise by someone in late position in an attempt to reduce the number of players and/or steal the pot.
StraightA poker hand with five sequential cards with mixed suits. In online Texas Holdem Poker, Aces can be high or low.
Straight FlushAn online Poker hand comprised of five sequential cards all of the same suit.
SuitA characteristic of a playing card. The card being either of Clubs, Diamonds, Hearts, or Spades.
SuitedCards that are of the same suit.