Poker Glossary - S

SANDBAG :

To slowplay a strong hand as if it were a weak one.

SCOOP :

To take all of a pot, either by winning both halves outright or winning one half when no players qualify for the other half.

SEMI-BLUFF :

To bluff with outs to win.

SET :

Three of a kind where two of the cards are hole cards.

SEVENTH STREET :

The seventh card dealt in 7-card stud.

SHORT-STACKED :

Playing with a only a small amount of money relative to the other players at the table.

SHOWDOWN :

The point at the end of the hand where all active players display their cards.

SIDE POT :

When an active player runs out of money during the course of a hand, the remaining players create a second pot (SIDE POT) which only they can then win.

SIXTH STREET :

The sixth card dealt in 7-card stud.

SLOWPLAY :

To deliberately play a strong hand weakly to disguise its power.

SMALL BLIND :

A forced bet usually one-half of the big blind.

SPLIT POT :

A pot that is split between two or more hands.

STACK :

The amount of money a player has on the table.

STEAL :

To win the pot by bluffing.

STEAM :

To play wildly because you are upset.

STRAIGHT :

Five cards in sequence but not in suit.

STRAIGHT FLUSH :

Five cards in sequence and the same suit.

SUITED :

Two or more cards all the same suit.


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