The pocket cards J-5 suited or offsuit.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The name originates from the music genre Motown as a reference to the phonetic similarity to the Motown group Jackson Five.
EXAMPLE: "I folded motown. It is a pretty weak starting hand."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
GAME CATEGORY: Shared Card Games
SYNONYMS: Jackson Five
RELATED TERMS: Pocket
The hand two pair, Jacks and Fives.
EXAMPLE: "I had pocket 5s and the flop was J-J-8. Even though motown is usually a pretty decent hand, I folded when an opponent raised in front of me. I figured my opponent may have had a third Jack, or at worst an 8, and either way my motown wouldn't hold up."
RELATED TERMS: Two Pair
The full house J-J-J-5-5.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is an uncommon usage compared to the more commonly used reference to J-5 in the pocket or two pair, Jacks and Fives.
EXAMPLE: "I was listening to the Jackson Five on my iPod when I was dealt pocket Jacks. The flop came up 5-J-7, and the turn was another 5. It was the most hilarious thing ever to hit motown when I was listing to it, too!"
RELATED TERMS: Full House