Poker’s Dic : O


Cards that are not of the same suit
one-chip rule
A call of a previous bet using a chip of a higher denomination than necessary is considered a call unless it is verbally announced as a raise.
one-eyed royals
See main article: one-eyed royals
one-ended straight draw
Four out of the five cards needed for a straight that can only be completed with one specific rank of card, in cases where the needed card rank is either higher or lower than the cards already held as part of the sequence; as opposed to an inside straight draw or an open-ended straight draw.
While A-2-3-4 and A-K-Q-J are the only truly one-ended straight draw possibilities, an open-ended straight draw could be considered one-ended if one of the card ranks needed to complete it would also give an opponent a hand of higher rank than a straight.
To bet first. See main article: open
open-ended straight draw, open-ended
An outside straight draw. Also two-way straight draw or double-ended straight draw
The cards held by a player in a game of jackpots entitling them to open the pot. Splitting openers refers to holding onto one of the openers after discarding it as proof of having the necessary cards to open.
open limp
Being the first person in the pot preflop, but not raising
An optional bet or draw
The right to raise possessed by the big blind if there have been no raises.
A full rotation of the blinds at a table, equal to the number of people at the table.
See main article: out
out of position,
A player is said to be out of position, if they are either first to act, or are not last to act in a betting round.
outside straight draw
See main article: outside straight draw. Also two-way straight draw or double-ended straight draw
To make a bet that is more than the size of the pot in a no limit game
To call a bet after others have called. Compare with cold callflat callsmooth call
A community card with a higher rank than a player’s pocket pair
A higher card
In community card games such as Texas hold ’em and Omaha hold ’em, a pocket pair with a higher rank than the highest community card.
An option to increase the stakes in limit games. Players may elect to play or not play overs. Those who choose to play display some sort of token. If, at the beginning of a betting round, only overs players remain in the hand, bets of a predetermined increased limit (or no limit) are allowed. Most often used in lower limit live games as a compromise between aggressive and passive play.

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