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Countdown

  1. Noun

    The pocket cards 10-9, either suited or offsuit.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Nickname stems from the fact that it is common to start at 10 when counting down to a particular occurance, as in "10, nine, eight?two, one, blast off."

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "I had countdown in the pocket. I might have played the hand if it were suited, but it was easy to lay down since it was offsuit."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Shared Card Games

    RELATED TERMS: Connectors, Pocket, Pocket Cards




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