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Runner

  1. Noun

    A card dealt on the turn or river that completes or improves a hand, especially when the improved hand had an unfavorable chance of winning.

    EXAMPLE: "I had four cards to a flush on the flop, and knew I needed to catch a runner to win."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Shared Card Games

    RELATED TERMS: Backdoor, Bad Beat, Drawing Dead, Drawing Hand, Outdraw, Outrun, Runner-Runner




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