Poker Dictionary
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  1. Noun

    The highest stakes ring game available in a particular casino or cardroom.

    EXAMPLE: "I barely have the bankroll to cover the middle limit games. For now I can only dream of sitting down at the A-game at my local cardroom."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    ANTONYMS: Z-Game

    RELATED TERMS: Bankroll, Cash Game, Ring Game

  2. Noun

    One's most focused and skillful play; a player's peak performance.

    EXAMPLE: "The competition was tough, but I played my A-game and picked up some hands. Let's see if I can pull the same thing off next year."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Running Bad, Running Good

  3. Noun

    The variation of poker at which a given player is most skilled.

    EXAMPLE: "I enjoy Hold'em, but Omaha is really my A-game."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Fish, Shark

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