That are held by a given player and that no opponent is entitled to see; that is a hole card or are hole cards.
EXAMPLE: "I had Jh-10h in the hole with 9h as my door card. My opponent raised with a King in the door. Even though I only had a drawing hand, I decided to call."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
GAME CATEGORY: Stud Games
USAGE: Describes a card or group of cards.
Who has lost money or chips.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: May be followed or preceded by the amount of the total loss for a particular session or another specified period of time.
EXAMPLE: "I'm up $50 for the night, but I'm still $100 in the hole for the month."
USAGE: Describes a player.
SYNONYMS: Behind, Stuck
RELATED TERMS: Bankroll, Expectation