So if your new to the poker world or still getting to grips with the poker language then have a read of the Poker X poker glossary and you will be up to date in no time with the poker lingo the pros are using at the poker tables.
A. A-Game. This term is used when someone is playing good,playing great poker.As in i brought my A-Game today.
B.Backdoor straight. This phrase is used when a player needs 2 cards to complete a straight after the flop.
C.Clinch Hand. This is a hand that can,t be beaten after the river card is dealt and you know no hand can possibly beat you.
D.Deck. This is a word used to describe a pack/set of playing cards.
E.Early position. This is when you are first to bet at the tabel,you are infront of the blinds.
F.Fish. Players use the word fish to describe a bad/unskilled player.
G.Gut-Shot. This is a term used when you have an inside straight draw.you have a 4,5,6, on the flop and you have a 8,9 in your hand.You need a 7 for the straight ,this is a Gut-Shot .
H.Heads Up. This is when you are playing against a single opponent at the table.
I.In the money. Is a phrase used when you are playing in a tournament but have made the paid places.
J.Jack it up. This is another term used when you want to raise a pot.
K.Kicker. A kicker can decide who wins a pot.If you have KQ in your hand and your opponent has AK and in the middle you have J 2 5 9 K your opponent would win with the Ace Kicker.
L.Limp in. Is when you enter a pot by calling not raising.
M.MUCK. Is to throw away a hand.
N.No Limit. This is when players can bet as much as they like in any round of betting.
O.On the Button. Is when you are the last to bet in a round of betting.
P.Pigeon. An inexperienced or easy player like a Fish.
Q.Quint. Is another name for a straight flush.
R.Ragged. Is when a flop helps nobody a the table.
S.Slow Play. Is when you play a good hand weakly so that other players stay in the pot and hopefully raise.
T.Triplets. Is another phrase for 3 of a kind.
U.Under the Gun. Is when you are first person to act in a round of betting ,you are infront of the blinds.
V.Village People. Four Queens no explanation needed.
W.Weak. Is used to describe a player than folds to many hands.
Y.Youngest Hand. Is used to refer to the player sitting at the right hand side of the dealer.
Z.Zombie. This is a name give to players with good poker faces who show no emotion or tells.
So i hope this glossary of poker helps you at the tables and in the chat rooms when trying to understand what opponents are talking about.