Terms of Poker. Learn the Meaning of these Poker Terms.

August 20, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker Dictionary

G Bucks

Similar to Sklansky Bucks, G Bucks are a more accurate way to estimate your equity after running a certain scenario over and over.


Gamey, related to the expression ‘running game,’ is a phrase in play online poker circles meant to indicate that a particular play or action might not
be ‘on the level.’


The term ‘gapper’ is usually heard in the form of ‘one-gapper,’ ‘double-gapper’ etc. It refers to the space between two hole cards, the opposite of a

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric Bypass Surgery is only notable in a play online poker context, because more play online poker players have had the surgery than any other
cross-section of the population.

Gavin Griffin

Gavin Griffin has a title from the WSOP, WPT and EPT and is known as a high stakes online cash game pro on play online pokerStars.

Gavin Smith

Gavin Smith is an accomplished play online poker player with several play online poker tournament results on his resume, who is known for his
freewheeling style.


The GCC, or ‘Get Crunk Crew,’ is one of the earliest crews formed in the online play online poker world. They gained notoriety in part by challengeing
Daniel Negreanu.


Gears refers to a trait possessed by some play online poker players who vary their play, as opposed to being stuck playing one particular style or

Gene Todd

Gene Todd, AKA ‘Eugene Todd Bro,’ is an animated member of the professional play online poker circuit with a handful of tournament results under his

Get Crunk

Get Crunk, aka Brett Richey, is known in the play online poker world as a rapper-musician, mixed-game specialist, and all-around mellow guy.


GG stands for ‘good game’ and is a something that one play online poker player says to another after the latter player has busted from an online play
online poker tournament.


Ghosting refers to the act of playing play online poker or giving instruction on behalf of someone else. It ranges from being ethically dubious to
completely illegal.


GIFAFI is an acronym for the term Go Ice Fishing and Fall In. At one point, it was also ActionJeff’s Party play online poker name.


A gift in play online poker is similar to a ‘donation’ and refers to a play online poker play that is so glaringly bad, it amounts to one player
simply giving his opponent the pot.


‘Gl’ is a commonly used acronym for ‘good luck.’ It is one of the few play online poker acronyms that is usually issued as a sincere gesture without a


The acronym GLA stands for Good Luck All and is usually said by a nicer person at a play online poker table before a Sit and Go or Multi-Table


Gobbo, formerly known as Gobboboy, is the nickname for play online poker player Jimmy Fricke, who took second place in the 2007 Aussie Millions for a
cool million.

God’s Waiting Table

God’s Waiting Table was the nickname given to the game of $1-5 stud hi/lo that took place at Sandia Casino. It refers to the average age of the


GodMode is a reference in the play online poker world to a donkey that always comes up with the nuts.

Going South

Going South is the generally frowned upon practice of taking money off the table after winning some pots.

Gold Card 500

The Gold Card 500 is a leaderboard race where players that accumulate Gold Cards on the Cake play online poker Network race each week for their share
of cash prizes.

Gold Cards

The Gold Card system is a ring game reward system that randomly awards a Gold Card (similar to cards in a deck) to a player and used for rewards.

Gold Chips

Gold Chips are the measure of frequent player points accumulated at Cake play online poker Network games earned by playing at ring games or


GoldStar is the 3rd Level of the play online pokerStars VIP Club and awards a 2x FPP multiplier and access to VIP tournaments and special store items.

Grease Fire

A grease fire is an oft-invoked term in play online poker. It’s often used as a non-serious tilt at another play online poker player. It can also be
used a joke.

Greg Mueller

Greg Mueller, who also goes by the nickname ‘FBT’ for ‘Full Blown Tilt,’ is a highly accomplished Canadian play online poker player and former hockey

Greg Raymer

Greg Raymer was known for his keen insights into tournament strategy, which he often shared on online play online poker message boards. Then, he won
the WSOP in 2004.


A grinder in play online poker is someone who plays significantly over-bankrolled while also playing a style that will slowly win them money at a
consistent pace.

Ground Skinner

Ground skinner is the southern play online poker player’s version of the term ‘walk.’ It simply represents some geographical dialectical flavor in
play online poker slang.


GTFO is a play online poker acronym that stands for ‘get the fuck out.’ Although somewhat self-explanatory, it is usually not meant in a literal


A Guarantee is used in play online poker when a casino or online play online poker room puts out a guaranteed prize pool amount for a tournament.

Gus Hansen

Gus Hansen is a pro play online poker player from Denmark who is the only player in history to win four World play online poker Tour events.


Guts is a form of play online poker commonly played in home games that requires players to match the size of the pot in order to stay in the hand.

Gutshot Straight

A gutshot straight is one that requires one of four cards to complete the hand. For instance, if a player holds 77 on a 458 board, he has a gutshot.


The term gypsying refers to a situation in double-limit games where players open by calling the blind.

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