Mar 20 2023
What is a ‘Hero Fold’ in Poker?
A hero fold is when a poker player folds a very strong hand (which would ordinarily call) because he has a strong feeling that he is beat.
What Does it Mean to Chase in Poker?
The term chase in poker means to follow after something. This is usually either chasing after a draw or chasing lossess after a losing session.
What is the Meaning of ‘Card Dead’ in Poker?
The term card dead in poker means to be on a run where we are only being dealt bad hands and spend most of our time folding.
What is a Bum Hunter in Poker?
A bum hunter in poker is someone who only plays against weak opposition (usually heads up poker) and sometimes actively stalks weak opponents.
What is Bottom Pair in Poker?
The term bottom pair refers to a pair made with the lowest ranked card on the board when playing community card games like Hold'em.
What does ‘Brick and Mortar’ Mean in Poker?
The term 'brick and mortar' refers to a company (casino in this case) that has a physical presence (i.e. a building) from where it runs operations.
What is Crossbooking in Poker?
A crossbook is a bet between two players in the same event. The player who busts out first owes his opponent a percentage of the winnings difference.
What is a Hit and Run in Poker?
The term 'hit and run' in poker describes a situation where a player wins big shortly after joining a cash game then leaves immediately afterwards.
What is a Mark in Poker?
The term 'mark' in a poker context refers to the weak player at the table. Strong players will increase their profits by targeting the mark.
What is Mid Stakes in Poker?
The poker term 'mid stakes' refers to games with a larger buy-in than 'low stakes' but a smaller buy-in than 'high stakes'. I.e. the middle stakes.
What is a Prop Player in Poker?
A poker ‘prop player’ or ‘proposition player’ is a poker player who is given an hourly wage by a casino to play poker at their tables.
What is a ‘Snap Call’ in Poker?
The term 'snap call' in poker means to call immediately without any form of hesitation. The term can also be used for other actions e.g. snap fold.
What does SRP stand for in Poker?
The term SRP is short for 'single raised pot' in poker. It refers to pots where there was only one raise on the first betting round.
What is Aggression Factor in Poker?
Aggression factor in poker is a ratio that compares how many aggressive actions (betting and raising) are taken for each passive action (calling).
What is a Stop and Go in Poker?
The term 'stop and go' in poker refers to the line where a player bets the flop, checks the turn (stops), then fires the river (and go).