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Alternate Term: Grinder

  1. Verb

    Grind out; to play tightly and win consistently; playing in a manner that minimizes variance.

    EXAMPLE: "I was grinding at the $3-$6 tables for a while, but realized the competition wasn't that much better at the $5-$10 tables. I moved up a little and am making a little more money now."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  1. Noun

    A rock who wins consistently, especially at the lower and middle stakes; a conversative player who makes a modest and stable living playing poker.

    EXAMPLE: "If you play at the same cardroom often enough, you will eventually learn who the local grinders are."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

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