Maintaining a stake in the pot in an attempt to complete a hand using cards that are yet to be dealt. Typically includes reference to the specific hand that is sought.
EXAMPLE: "I was on a flush draw, but folded when my opponent raised over the top."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
USAGE: Describes a player.
SYNONYMS: On the Come
RELATED TERMS: Drawing Dead, Drawing Hand, Drawing Live, Drawing Thin
That is done while the player doing so holds an incomplete hand that needs one additional card to be completed.
EXAMPLE: "I checked on the draw, hoping I would get a free look."
USAGE: Describes an action.