What is TPWK in Poker?

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Last Updated: January 9, 2024


TPWK in poker is an abbreviation that stands for Top Pair, Weak Kicker. This poker slang term is used to describe a scenario in which you make a pair with the highest-ranking card on the board and have a weak kicker considering the community cards.

TPWK Poker Example:

If you have a Q6 hand and the community board reads Q53 after the flop, you have the top pair with a weak kicker. 

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