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Runner-Runner

  1. Adjective

    That was completed or improved significantly using the turn and river cards.

    EXAMPLE: "I made a runner-runner straight. It was unbelievably lucky."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Shared Card Games

    USAGE: Describes a hand.

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

  2. Noun

    A hand completed or significantly improved using the turn and river cards.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This term applies only when both the turn and river card are necessary in order to complete a strong hand rather than in situations in which either the turn or river would be sufficient.

    EXAMPLE: "You're practically drawing dead in that situation. You need runner-runner to win the pot."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Shared Card Games

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




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