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Joker

  1. Noun

    A card without rank or suit that is added to the traditional 52-card deck, serving as a wild or partially wild card.

    EXAMPLE: "I prefer not to play with any Jokers in the deck. I am not used to taking wild cards into account when putting my opponent on a hand or figuring out the odds of makng a certain hand."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Bug, Partially Wild, Wild Cards

  2. Noun

    In a game played without the Joker cards, a Jack.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Reference originates from the fact that both card names begin with the same letter.

    EXAMPLE: "I've got a pair of Jokers."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues




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