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Oldsmobile

  1. Noun

    The pocket cards 9-8, either suited or offsuit.

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "I had an offsuit oldsmobile in the pocket and folded before the flop."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Shared Card Games

    RELATED TERMS: Connectors, Little Oldsmobile, Pocket, Pocket Cards

  2. Noun

    Two pair, Nines and Eights.

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "I made an oldsmobile on the turn and won on the showdown."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Two Pair

  3. Noun

    Any lowball hand with 9-8 as the highest two cards.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Nickname originates from the Oldmobile model 98 series, which was produced from 1941 to 1996.

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "I had an oldsmobile but was beaten when my opponent showed a rough Eight."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Lowball




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