Wildcard, Pagliacci, Old Maid, Trump Card, Best Bower, The Fool, The Fly, The Bird.Poker Hands & Odds - a guide to different hands and their nicknames.Define poker: one that pokes. any of several card games in which a player bets that the value of his or her hand is greater than that of the hands held by.
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Named after the Jacks from the card game Euchre where jacks are the highest trumps and are called bowers, in turn from the German Bauer (literally, farmer).Help About Wikipedia Community portal Recent changes Contact page.This is because in 1688 an Irish Jacobite soldier, Colonel Richard Grace of Moynelly House, Athlone, used this card to write a refusal to surrender and sent it to William of Orange.
Probably a suggestion that you would have to be an idiot to play the hand.
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This list of playing card nicknames has the common nicknames for the playing cards in. Alternative names. Hands involving Queens are often derogatory.This list of playing card nicknames has the common nicknames for the playing cards in a 52-card deck, as used in some common card games, such as poker.Named for one of the greatest bluffs on High Stakes Poker, when Phil Ivey raised pre-flop with a five-deuce offsuit, was re-raised by Lex Veldhuis with KJ suited, and then went all in causing Lex to fold his hand.However, there is a counter-argument that there used to be a club in London called the Presto Club.Poker Hands: Rankings, Odds and Names. Poker Hand Rankings Royal Flush - ten, jack, queen, king and ace of a single suit. Straight Flush - five cards of a single suit.Well-known Magic: The Gathering artifact card with power of five and toughness of three.