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On a Draw

  1. Adjective

    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

  2. Adverb

    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."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    USAGE: Describes an action.

    SYNONYMS: On the Come

    RELATED TERMS: Drawing Dead, Drawing Hand, Drawing Live, Drawing Thin




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