The straight A-2-3-4-5; the lowest possible straight.
EXAMPLE: "I tend not to play an ace and a wheel card since the ace pair is often outkicked and the chances of completing a bike are so slim."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
SYNONYMS: Bicycle, Wheel
RELATED TERMS: Steel Wheel, Straight
In lowball, the lowest possible hand that takes into account the rules for whether straights and flushes count and whether the ace may be used as a low card.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: In games where straights and flushes don't count against the low hand, this is the hand A-2-3-4-5. In games where Aces can't be low and straights can't be used as low, it is the hand 2-3-4-5-7.
EXAMPLE: "I had a bike, but ended up splitting the pot with an opponent who had the same hand."