Poker terms you must know before start playing (pt. 3)

Poker terms you must know before start playing (pt. 3)

Poker is so big and so old that there are hundreds of terms you can learn while playing. Sometimes it’s useful to know the terminology, especially when you’re playing live poker. This is when the players are directly communicating and every word is important. This article is part of our how to win casino games guides. Let’s start.

 

Back Into a Hand

 

Back Into a Hand is when you try to make a certain hand, but at the end you make a different hand which is still good.

 

Hockey Sticks

 

Hockey Sticks is when you make a pair of 7s. It’s called this way because of the resemblance to upside-down hockey sticks.

 

Cooler

 

The cooler is not a nice feeling. This is when you have a really good hand, but you go down against a player with an even better one. It actually derives from the term “cold deck”.

 

Crying Call

 

A Crying Call is typically when you have a call to complete the last round, but the caller is not really confident about winning it. Because of emotions like stubborness or curiousity, he calls anyway.

 

Disconnect Protection

 

Many players play poker online, but sometimes there’s the risc of a bad connection. We have a Disconnect Protection when the players are protected of this by a specific tool.

 

Bay and a Gray

 

This is named after the colors of horses and literally means when we have a $6 bet with a red $5 chip and a white $1 chip.

 

Gypsy In

 

A “Gypsy In” is when in lowball it’s to limp in.

 

These are some of the poker terms you probably didn’t know, but now you already know them because of another one of our how to win casino games guides. Never stop learning new things, we wish you good luck!