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Wild Cards

  1. Noun

    Any cards of pre-specified rank and suit that may be used as if they were of a different rank and suit chosen by the player holding them.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Using wild cards makes it possible to have the hand Five of a Kind, which beats any other hand.

    EXAMPLE: "We were playing with wild cards, so I knew my pair of Queens probably wasn't going to win. I decided to fold."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

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