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"S" Terms

Suck Out

Alternate Term: Suckout

Suck Out
  1. Verb

    To be dealt cards that complete one's hand or improve the hand enough to win even though the hand was previously an underdog.

    EXAMPLE: "I sucked out, but I've taken enough bad beats that I don't feel bad about laying a few now and then."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    SYNONYMS: Draw Out, Outdraw, Outrun

    RELATED TERMS: Bad Beat, Drawing Dead, Drawing Hand, Drawing Live, Drawing Thin, Protect, Runner, Runner-Runner

  1. Noun

    The situation in which a hand with a highly unfavorable chance of winning receives additional cards that improve it or complete it such that it becomes a winning hand.

    EXAMPLE: "Wow, I really got lucky with those card. Sorry about the suckout."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    SYNONYMS: Bad Beat

    RELATED TERMS: Draw Out, On Tilt, Outdraw, Outrun

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