Poker Dictionary
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Browse By Letter
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | View All

Nits and Lice

  1. Noun

    Mites and lice; two pair, threes and twos.

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "We were playing 7-card stud. I had a two and a three as my whole card and a two and a three as my door card. I made nits and lice when I got a two on fourth street. It was a half-decent hand, and was especially good since neither of the pairs were exposed."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Noun

    Mites and lice; a full house using twos and threes; twos full of threes or threes full of twos.

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "I had nits and lice. I didn't care that the cards were low. It was still a full house."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  3. Noun

    Mites and lice; twos and threes, especially as used when designating wild cards.

    EXAMPLE: "We were playing 5-card draw, nits and lice wild. It got a little crazy with so many wild cards."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues




PokerZone is owned by Casino City, an independent directory and information service not affiliated with any casino. Warning: You must ensure you meet all age and other regulatory requirements before entering a casino or placing a wager. There are hundreds of jurisdictions in the world with Internet access and hundreds of different games and gambling opportunities available on the Internet. Do not assume that Internet gaming sites are in compliance with the rules and regulations of every jurisdiction from which they accept players. YOU are responsible for determining if it is legal for YOU to play any particular game or place any particular wager under the laws of the jurisdiction where you are located.