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  1. Noun

    The player immediately to the left of the dealer; the player who received the first card dealt.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: In games in which the best or worst hand acts first, when there are two or more players with hands of equivalent value, age acts first.

    EXAMPLE: "We both had the same hand, but I bet first since I was age."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    SYNONYMS: Eldest Hand

    ANTONYMS: Youngest Hand

    RELATED TERMS: Late Position, Position

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