What is a Crack in Poker?

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Last Updated: January 23, 2024


Crack in poker is when you beat an opponent who had a much stronger preflop hand. 

Crack Poker Example:

This term is most often used when a player with a weaker starting hand beats a player with a strong hand, such as pocket aces or pocket kings. They can say that they “cracked” or “snapped off” their opponent’s hand.

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