Hand Nicknames: Non-pairs
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What are nicknames for non-pairs?
We're still not there with the hand nicknames – we discussed nicknames for paired hands already, and now we'll move on to the unpaired poker hands:
- AK: ‘Big slick.” Probably the hand name most commonly used, especially by players who know a little about poker but are not serious players. It's a pretty safe bet that if you hear someone say it in a casino, they're not an expert player.
- Ten 2: Doyle Brunson. Brunson won consecutive World Series of Poker championships, winning both final hands with just a ten and a two.
- Ten 5: Woolworth's (five and dime).
- Ten 4: Good buddy (as in “Ten four, good buddy”) Now you know the names. Just don't be one of those people who learns a little lingo and never say “ace king” again.
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