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Index

  1. Noun

    Markings in the upper left and lower right corners of a playing card that indicate the card's number value and suit.

    EXAMPLE: "Most professional card players will try to protect their cards by lifting them enough only to look at the index rather than looking at the entire card."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Protect, Spot

  2. Noun

    Any mark added to the back or edge of a card for the purpose of unfairly identifying it

    EXAMPLE: "I suspected one of my opponents was cheating, and this was confirmed when we discovered that many of the high cards had indexes on them."

    APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues

  3. Verb

    To mark the back or edge of a card for the purpose of identifying it in future hands.

    EXAMPLE: "I've never seen anyone indexing a card, but I really wouldn't even know what to look out for. I try to play only in reputable establishments that have enough security and surveillance so that I don't need to worry about it too much."

    APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues




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