Popular Poker Lingo You Might Not Be Using Properly!

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Last Updated: October 29, 2023

We all know poker has its particular lingo. But have you ever realised just how random and themeless it is? Honestly, slang like “Villain outdrew me” and “I double-barrelled” seem very Wild-West.

Most poker slang has become second nature for many players with longevity in the poker world. Expressions like 'tilted', ‘cooler' and ‘back door' slip out habitually on a daily basis. It's normal now.

I realised how bizarre our slang sounded out of context when I tried to explain the game to a non-player.

With so much poker slang to tackle, you might expect people always to make mistakes. After all, the game is constantly evolving, so how can we stay on top of all that lingo?

To find out more about some common poker terms that are often used wrong or out of context, be sure to visit the 888poker Magazine to read the full article.

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