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Mites and Lice

  1. Noun

    Two pair, threes and twos.

    EXAMPLE: "I had mites and lice, but was beaten by a larger two pair."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Noun

    A full house using twos and threes; either twos full of threes or threes full of twos.

    EXAMPLE: "Mites and lice can be a strong hand if it is completed, but even if you think you're lucky enough to hit your cards it is hard to think of a situation when it is worth staying in the hand with twos or threes long enough to find out. It isn't worth the gamble."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  3. Noun

    Twos and threes, especially as used when designating wild cards.

    EXAMPLE: Player A: "What are the wild cards?" Player B: "Mites and lice."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

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