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Alternate Term: Make [A Hand]


    Make [A Hand]
    1. Verb

      To gain the final card or cards missing from a drawing hand; to be dealt the cards needed to complete a hand of specified rank.

      EXAMPLE: "I was drawing to a flush but made a runner-runner boat. It was the craziest luck I've had."

      APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

      RELATED TERMS: Catch, Chase, Drawing Dead, Drawing Hand, Drawing Live, Drawing Thin, Improve

    2. Verb

      To detect a cheater or to have one's cheating detected.

      EXAMPLE: "Aside from the reduction in cheating by actually catching people who are doing it, the mere presence of security camera and guards reduces cheating because nobody would cheat if they thought they would be instantly made."

      APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues

      RELATED TERMS: Hold-out Artist, Mechanic

    3. Verb

      To shuffle; to randomize cards in preparation for a new hand.

      EXAMPLE: "Did anyone make the deck?"

      APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues

      RELATED TERMS: Cut, Wash

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