Heard At The Tables

More poker slang from around the world, and the Internets. San Francisco Busboy – Another name for the old , with the same etymology. Just as funny if… zombie – Someone showing no emotion or behaviour. A good poker face. “He’s a total zombie, but only when he actually has a hand, which is kind […]

Common Poker Jargon (Part III)

Third in a series of posts defining some poker jargon that regularly does, or should, show up at H.G.P.A. events. These are terms in addition to the basic glossary available on Neil’s HGPA site. A related series of H.G.P.A.-coined jargon may follow. Previous entries: Part I, Part II This entry will focus on “flop slang”, […]

Common Poker Jargon (Part II)

Second of series of posts defining some poker jargon that regularly does, or should, show up at H.G.P.A. events. These are terms in addition to the basic glossary available on Neil’s HGPA site. A related series of H.G.P.A.-coined jargon may follow. throwing a party: A player who is playing like a fool and gambling all […]

Common Poker Jargon (Part I)

First of series of posts defining some poker jargon that regularly does, or should, show up at H.G.P.A. events. These are terms in addition to the basic glossary available on Neil’s HGPA site. A related series of H.G.P.A.-coined jargon may follow. all day: The total current posted bet. Used to indicate that the speaker is […]