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- gap hand
- In Texas hold ’em, a gap hand is a starting hand with at least one rank separating the two cards. Usually referred to in context of one-gap and two-gap hands.
- get away
- To fold a strong hand against a supposedly superior hand. Compare with laydown.
- going north
- To sneak additional chips onto the table so as to have effectively bought in above the table limit
- going south
- To sneak a portion of chips from the table while the game is underway. Normally prohibited in public card rooms. Also ratholing.
- A player who earns a living by making small profits over a long period of consistent, conservative play. Compare with rock.
- guts, guts to open
- A game with no opening hand requirement
- Any of several poker variants where pots accumulate over several hands until a single player wins.
- gut shot, gutshot, gutter
- See inside straight draw
- To enter the pot cheaply by just calling the blind rather than raising. Also limp.