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Broderick Crawford

  1. Noun

    The pocket cards 10-4, either suited or offsuit.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Nickname refers to actor Broderick Crawford's role as Chief Dan Mathews in the television series Highway Patrol, which aired from 1955 until 1959. The series was later rerun under the new name Ten-Four, referring to the radio code for "message received."

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "I had Broderick Crawford in the pocket on the big blind, and folded when I completely missed the flop."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Shared Card Games

    SYNONYMS: Convoy, Good Buddy, Over and Out, Roger

    RELATED TERMS: Pocket, Pocket Cards

  2. Noun

    The lowball hand 10-4-3-2-A.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Nickname refers to actor Broderick Crawford's role as Chief Dan Mathews in the television series Highway Patrol, which aired from 1955 until 1959. The series was later rerun under the new name Ten-Four, referring to the radio code for "message received."

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "I had Broderick Crawford and lost on the showdown against a rough Eight."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Lowball




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