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"S" Terms


  1. Adverb

    Involving a high level of folding, calling, and checking rather than betting, raising, and reraising; in which players are particularly weak or passive.

    EXAMPLE: "The table was pretty slow when I sat down, but by about an hour into the session a few of the tighter players left and were replaced with total maniacs."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    USAGE: Describes game play.

    SYNONYMS: Passive, Weak

    ANTONYMS: Aggressive, Fast

    RELATED TERMS: Conservative, Loose, Slowplay, Tight

  2. Adjective

    That lacks liveliness or that takes a long time; dull.

    EXAMPLE: "Even though I was winning I decided to leave because the game was just too slow. It was getting boring."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    USAGE: Describes an action, table, game, or player.

    ANTONYMS: Fast

    RELATED TERMS: Time Bank

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