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Ace in the Hole

  1. Noun

    An Ace as a downcard; an Ace that a player is not required to reveal to other players.

    EXAMPLE: "I had an ace in the hole and an ace in the door. I was afraid if I made too large a raise right away my opponents would fold, so I decided to slowplay it."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Stud Games

  2. Noun

    A secret advantage; a trick not revealed until it is used.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: While it derives from poker, this expression is used more generally. If used to describe a specific poker hand, it is typically applied in a literal sense as in definition one.

    EXAMPLE: "A concert my friend and I wanted to go to was sold out. It looked like we were really out of luck, but my friend had an ace in the hole and managed to pull through with a pair of tickets."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

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