Unfavorable or unlucky.
EXAMPLE: "Can I get a table change? This table is cold."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
USAGE: Describes cards, a deck, a seat, a table, or a player.
RELATED TERMS: River Rat, Running Bad, Running Good
Stacked; pre-arranged to favor a particular player or players or to disfavor other particular players.
EXAMPLE: "I thought the deck might have been cold, but I was probably just getting unlucky."
APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues
USAGE: Describes a deck.
RELATED TERMS: Cold Deck, Stacked Deck