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Improve

  1. Verb

    To receive a card or cards that increase the strength of one's hand.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This term does not apply when receiving cards that make a flush, straight, or straight flush from a drawing hand. The term "complete" is used instead in these situations.

    EXAMPLE: "I had a middle pair and figured I needed to improve in order to win."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    SYNONYMS: Hit

    ANTONYMS: Miss

    RELATED TERMS: Chase, Pot Odds




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