Poker discussion Edit
ATC: Any two cards
BB: Big blind or Big bet (the meaning is context dependent and can be quite similar; 5xBB refers to the blind, but 5BB refers to big bets)
B&M: Brick-and-mortar casino poker, as opposed to online or home game poker.
CO: Cutoff. In hold 'em, the player directly to the right of the button.
EP: Early position
EV: Expected value
FE: Fold equity
FPS: Fancy play syndrome
GSSD: Gut shot straight draw
HORSE: HORSE is a mixed game of Hold 'em, Omaha, Razz, 7-Stud, and 7-Stud Eight or better
HOSE: HOSE is a mixed game of Hold 'em, Omaha, 7-Stud, and 7-Stud Eight or better
IO: Implied odds
ITM: In the money (finishing in a tournament high enough to win prize money)
IWTSTH: " I want to see that hand" - refers to a controversial and often poorly-understood rule in brick-and-mortar play allowing some or all players at the table to ask to see a calling hand, not just the called hand, at showdown.
LAG: Loose Aggressive Game. It has more commonly come to mean .
Loose AGgressive player LAP: Loose Aggressive Player. Has gone out of fashion, supplanted by LAG.
LHE: Limit hold 'em
LP: Loose Passive Player or " Late position" depending on context
MHIG: My hand is good
MHING: My hand is no good
MP: Middle position
MTT: Multi-table tournament
MUBS: Monsters Under the Bed Syndrome. Because, in poker, one cannot see an opponent's cards some players tend towards picturing the worst case scenario even if the cards required are an unlikely holding. A player who is prone to assuming an opponent has such cards is fearing MUBS.
NFD: Nut flush draw
NLHE: No-limit hold 'em
OESD: Open-ended straight draw
OOP: Out of position
PFR: Preflop raiser
PLO: Pot-limit Omaha
PLO8: Pot-limit Omaha/8
PPM: Party Poker Million
PSB: Pot size bet
RIO: Reverse implied odds
ROI: Return on investment
ROR: Risk of ruin
SB: Small blind or Small bet (context dependent)
SD: Standard deviation
SNG/SnG: Sit-and-go, single table tournaments that begin when enough players are seated.
SOSA: Show one, show all
STT: Single-table tournament. Often the same as SNG.
T$: PokerStars Tournament Dollars. These are accumulated by winning your way into a tournament and then unregistering. They can be used to register for other tournaments. These can also be sold to other players.
TAG: Tight Aggressive Player
TPNK: Top pair, no kicker
TPTK: Top pair, top kicker
TPWK: Top pair, weak kicker
TTH: Turbo Texas Hold'em by Wilson Software.
UI: Unimproved; possibly also user interface depending on context
UTG: Under the gun. In hold 'em, the player directly to the left of the big blind. First to act preflop.
VP$IP (often shortened to VPIP): Voluntarily put money in pot. See PokerTracker docs for more details.
W$: PokerStars "W" Tournament Dollars. These are accumulated by winning your way into "W" tournaments such as WSOP qualifiers, WPT qualifiers and WCOOP tournaments and then unregistering. They can be used to register for other "W" tournaments. These can also be sold to other players.
WA/WB, WAWB: Way ahead/way behind.
WCOOP: World Championship Of Online Poker
WPT: World Poker Tour
WSOP: World Series of Poker
Poker books Edit
General discussion Edit
AFAIK: As far as I know
AFAICT: As far as I can tell
FYP: Fixed your post. Usually refers to a humorous "misquote" of the original poster, but also used to mark a genuine correction in error of fact.
IIRC: If I recall correctly
OP: Original post or original poster
tl; dr: Too long; didn't read (often used humorously)
YMMV: Your mileage may vary
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