What is ATC in Poker?

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Last Updated: January 16, 2024


The poker shortening ATC stands for Any Two Cards and refers to playing any combination of two hole cards. Always playing ATC is usually a mark of an inexperienced poker player, although skilled players can do it sometimes.

ATC Poker Example:

You’re playing a poker tournament and are sitting neatly on a good stack while the bubble is nearing. Depending on factors like the blinds and your position, playing ATC is often profitable in this scenario.

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