Poker Glossary

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Walk A pot won by the last blind when no one opens.

Walking Sticks The holdem starting hand Seven-Seven (77).

Wash To Shuffle.

Wayne Gretzky The holdem starting hand Nine-Nine (99).

Wheel A wheel is the poker hand A2345, the lowest possible straight.

Whipsaw To bet and raise aggressively on both sides of a calling player.

Wired Pair A pair in your starting hand. Pocket Pair.

Wooden Hand A hand that cannot improve or that cannot possibly win. Comes from deadwood, a term for the discards.

Woolworths The holdem starting hand of Five-Ten (5T). Derived from the once-common nickname for Woolworth's retail outlets: "five-and-ten cent stores"

World's Fair The nuts.

WPT World Poker Tour

WSOP World Series of Poker

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