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  1. Noun

    A starting hand consisting of two cards whose ranks are separated by one other card not held in the hand; any of the following groups of two pocket cards A-3, 2-4, 3-5, 4-6, 5-7, 6-8, 7-9, 8-10, 9-J, 10-Q, J-K, Q-A.


    EXAMPLE: "While I usually call the blind with connectors, I usually don't see the flop when I'm dealt a one-gap unless it's either a Q-10 or better or it's suited. The chance of a straight is so low that it just isn't worth chasing."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    GAME CATEGORY: Shared Card Games

  2. Noun

    An inside straight draw; four cards to a straight, where the missing card would be in the middle of the straight; as opposed to a one-ended straight draw or an open-ended straight draw.


    EXAMPLE: "I had a one-gap and made the straight on the river."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

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