To play loosely and aggressively, especially when bluffing.
EXAMPLE: "I was speeding with nothing but a pair of fours."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
SYNONYMS: Splash Around
A measure of a player's looseness and aggression in making bets, raises, and reraises.
EXAMPLE: "Even though I try to mix up how much speed I play with from hand to hand, I still end up being more predictable than I'd like to be."
The pace of the game; the amount of time players take to act.
EXAMPLE: "You're taking forever to make your decision. You need to speed up."
To act out of turn.
EXAMPLE: "I though the player before me was done, so I made my raise. It turns out I was speeding."
A player who is loose and aggressive; a player who often makes large bets, raises, and reraises.
EXAMPLE: "There were three speeders at the table, so I played tighter than usual because I knew staying in a hand would cost a lot by the time it got to the showdown."