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High

  1. Adjective

    That is played using the traditional hand rankings; in which the highest-ranked hand wins; as opposed to games played for low.

    EXAMPLE: A player asks, "Anyone want to play some Pot-Limit Omaha High-Low?" Another player might respond, "I'd rather just play Pot-Limit Omaha High."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    USAGE: Describes a game.

    RELATED TERMS: High-Low Split, Lowball, Rank

  2. Noun

    In a high-low split game, a hand that is contending for the high portion of the pot or that has won the high portion of the pot.

    EXAMPLE: "I've got the nut low. Who has the high?"

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Both Ways, Declaration




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