What is Rag in Poker?

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Last Updated: December 28, 2023


A rag is a low-value card. If you have hole cards that are rags, you will most often find them problematic to play and should generally fold them immediately. 

Rag Poker Example:

A hand like 8c3s or 7d2h is made from rags, as these are some of the worst pre-flop cards you can start with and don’t have much potential to improve.

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