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

August 21, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Other, Poker Dictionary

Hachem Syndrome

Hachem Syndrome describes the completely unnatural sense of entitlement that some WSOP champions are overcome by in the years following their victory.


Halfrek is a myserious online poker player from Denmark (his real identity is unknown), who has achieved remarkable results in online tournaments.


A hand is the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time.

Hand For Hand

The term hand for hand is when a money bubble is approaching and multiple tables will play a hand and wait until all other tables are finished to start next.

Hand History

Hand histories are the written and stored record of the hands an online poker plays. A hand history contains all the information relevant to a given hand.

Hand Rankings

Hand rankings are the commonly accepted order of online poker hands ranging from lowest (‘high card’) to the highest (‘straight flush’).


A hanger is a card at the bottom of the deck that sticks out further that the rest and is a sign of cheating.

Happy Hour

Happy Hour is a promotion at Full Tilt Online poker where Full Tilt Points are multiplied (usually by 2x or 3x) and designated tables with a happy face in the lobby.

Harrington On…

Harrington on Hold ‘Em and Harrington on Cash Games are two series of books written by Dan Harrington and published by Two Plus Two.

He Called Me With Jack High

‘He called me with jack high’ is an infamous quote from the 2004 WSOP directed towards James McManus by homeless online poker player Elix Powers.


Heads-up play occurs when there are only two players remaining in a pot. It can also refer to the end of a online poker tournament when two players are left.


A Heater is when a player runs good over a series of hands or events that take place in a confined time period.

Hendon Mob

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