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Monday, June 26, 2017
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Ax

  1. Noun

    Any hand with an Ace and another unspecified card, especially when the unknown card is of low value.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Abbreviation.

    SAMPLE HAND:
    x

    EXAMPLE: "Ax tends to be overplayed by beginners. It is a good with another high card, but if the other card is low and you do manage to pair the Ace you still risk losing to a pair of Aces with a higher kicker."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Noun

    Chop; rake; the percentage amount or total dollar amount of money taken from the pot by the house.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Alternate spelling: axe.

    EXAMPLE: "The ax really ate into my winnings."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues




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