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Wheel

  1. Noun

    The straight A-2-3-4-5; the lowest possible straight; bicycle; bike.

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "I was drawing to a wheel and completed it, but ended up losing to a flush."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Noun

    In lowball, the lowest possible hand that takes into account the rules for whether straights and flushes count and whether the Ace may be used as a low card.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: In games where straights and flushes don't count against the low hand, this is the hand A-2-3-4-5. In games where Aces can't be low and straights can't be used as low, it is the hand 2-3-4-5-7.

    SAMPLE HAND:

    EXAMPLE: "We were playing lowball, so I went all-in with my wheel and ended up winning the pot."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues




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