What is a Mark in Poker?

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Last Updated: January 9, 2024


Mark is a poker slang term for a weak or inexperienced player who is likely to get exploited by their more skilled opponents. Winning players often look for marks when determining the profitability of a poker table.

Mark Poker Example:

The mark is usually the player at the table who is making apparent mistakes that you can pick up on easily. If you can’t spot such behavior on any player, it might be because you’re the weakest player at the table and the mark for everyone else. 

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