Poker glossary - terms and expressions
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Poker Glossary

More than 162 Poker terms & expressions

If you are new to the world of online Poker, the wealth of Poker related terminology might be a bit overwhelming at first. For that reason we have compiled this glossary. This list is not exhaustive, but we aim to provide you with a comprehensive reference that explains interesting and colorful internet terminology you are likely to encounter in the online casino world. Although it's not essential for you to be familiar with all these terms in order to play the game, they're still good to know.

  • Wake up with a Hand
    To be dealt a hand with winning potential.
  • Walk
    To walk is to be away from the table long enough to miss one or more hands.
  • Walking Sticks
    A pair of sevens.
  • Wash, to
    To mix the deck by spreading the cards face down on the table and mixing them up. When starting a new session, a poker dealer should always wash the deck before shuffling.
  • Wheel
    A straight from ace through five (also see bicycle).
  • Wild Card
    A card designated as a jokerThe fifty-third card in the deck, used as a wild card or a bug. , playable as any value.
  • Wired
    Having two pocket cards of the same rank.