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Baskin Robbins

  1. Noun

    The pocket cards A-3, either suited or offsuit.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Typically, Aces may be used as low cards equivalent to a one. Thus, 3-A could be read as 31. The nickname originates as a reference to the Baskin Robbins ice cream chain, which introduced the slogan "31 flavors" in 1953.

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "I had baskin robbins in the pocket on the big blind. I hit an Ace on the flop, but wasn't sure how aggressive I should be in playing it. It's nice to have top pair, but if I got any callers there was a good chance that I would be in kicker trouble."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Shared Card Games

    RELATED TERMS: Heinz, Kicker Trouble, Pocket, Pocket Cards




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