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Head-Up

  1. Adjective

    Heads-up; in which only two people are playing; one-on-one.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The term heads-up is used more commonly.

    EXAMPLE: "I prefer head-up games to full tables. I don't have the patience to fold ten or fifteen hands in a row, so I end up playing too loosely when there are a lot of people in the game. With heads-up games, I get to play more hands."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    USAGE: Describes a game or hand.

  2. Adverb

    Heads-up; with only two people; one-on-one.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The term heads-up is used more commonly.

    EXAMPLE: "We were playing head-up."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    USAGE: Describes game play.




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