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Card / Hand Nicknames

Term Description
Odds The probability of a certain occurrence versus the probability of it not happening.
Off suit A number of cards, usually 2, of different suits.
Omaha A variation of poker in which the player is dealt four down cards with five community cards. Two cards from the player's hand along with three cards from the board are used to make the best hand.
Open To make the first bet in a betting round.
Open Card A card that is dealt face up.
Open Ended Straight A hand of four consecutive cards that can make a straight at either end. 3, 4, 5 and 6 is open ended while Ace, King Queen, Jack is not.
Open Pair An exposed pair.
Out A card that will improve your hand to a winning one.
Overcall Calling a bet after at least one other player has already called.
Overcard A card that is higher than any exposed or up card.
Overpair A pair that is higher than any exposed or up card.