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Fish

  1. Noun

    An inexperienced or unskilled player, especially such a player who loses significant amounts of money; live one.

    EXAMPLE: "If you can't spot the fish at the table, you're it."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Verb

    To maintain a stake in the pot in order to complete a hand despite having only a few outs or having a negative expected value.

    EXAMPLE: "I was steaming and really needed a big win. When my opponent raised on the turn, I went fishing hoping to complete my flush draw."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues




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