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Poker jargon – W

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To mix the deck by spreading the cards face down on the table and mixing them up. A dealer may wash the deck before shuffling.
weak ace
An ace with a low kicker (e.g. four). Also “small ace,” “soft ace,” “ace-rag.”
When a player is caught in the middle between two raisers and must call each bet because of the pot odds. Compare to “crossfire”.
window card
An upcard in stud poker. The first window card in stud is called the “door card”.
wired pair
A “pocket pair”.
In Omaha, the term for an open ended straight that consists of two board cards and three or four cards from a player’s hand. An example would be a player holding 345A with the board 67K is said to have a “wrap” as any 3, 4, or 5, or 8 will make a straight. A hand of 4589 would also be a wrap draw, but would often be refered to as a “big wrap” due to twenty cards making the straight as opposed to thirteen in the first example.

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