Aggressive action: This is a passion that allows the players to win the pot without a bet or raise or showdown.
Boardcard: a community card found in the center of the table, as in holdem or omaha.
Cold Call : To call a bet or multiple bets for the first time in a round.
Drawing dead : Drawing to a hand that can’t win because someone already holds a hand that would beat what you are drawing to.
Early position : a position where you must act before most of the players during a round.
Fixed limit: In limit poker, any betting structure in which the amount of the bet on each particular round is pre-determined.
(1) a players personal cards;
(2) the five cards that determine the poker ranking;
(3) a one poker deal.
Insurance: A side agreement when someone is all-in for a player in a pot to put up money that guarantees a payoff of a set amount in case the opponent wins the pot.
Joker: The joker is a part wild card in high draw poker and ace-to-five lowball. In high, it is utilized for aces, straights, and flushes. In lowball, lowest unmatched rank in a hand is a joker.
Kicker - in a tie hand between one pair, two pair, or three-of-a-kind, the remaining card(s) that make up the hand. The player with the highest card(s) wins.
Live hand - an active hand. One that has not folded.
Maverick - the name of a queen and jack in the pocket. Suited or otherwise.
Muck -1. V. To discard your hand, especially after an opponent reveals a better hand. 2. N. The discard pile.
Overpair - a pocket pair higher than any of the cards on the board.
Pot odd - the odds you get when analyzing the current size of the pot vs. Your next call.
Re-raise -Putting in another bet on top of a previous raise or raises.
Short buying- purchasing chips after your initial purchase. Usually the minimum for a short buy-in is less than the initial buy-in.
Tap - to wager all one's money in table stakes.
Turn -the fourth community card dealt face up in a hold 'em game.
Underpair-A pocket pair of lower value than the lowest card on the board.