Wiesenberg: MCU Dictionary of Poker | Letter X


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(n) Shorthand for any unspecified card. A-x, for example, means an ace plus any other card. A-x suited (or A-xs) is an ace plus any other card of the same suit.

X

(n1. $10. 2. A $10 bill. Comes from the Roman numeral.

X marks the spot

(n phrase) A variant of Southern Cross, played only in home games, in which each player is dealt five cards face down, and five cards are dealt face down in the center, in the form of a cross, forming three vertical and three horizontal cards, with each player allowed to combine any of the widow cards together with his original cards in forming a five-card hand. The widow cards are turned up one at a time, with the center card turned up last, each followed by a betting round. The center card and others of the same rank are wild. Also called criss-cross.


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