||When a player puts his last chips in a pot.
||Losing a hand when the odds were heavily in your favor.
||Making a sale only to have the deal fall through because of bad credit.
||When a new deck is put into a game in order to cheat a player.
||Receiving payment in cash from an IRS informer.
||Drawing to make a hand that even if you made it, would lose to a better hand.
||Enron trying to make a comeback.
||The person in charge of a poker game in a casino.
||The office manager.
||The first three community cards in Texas Holdem.
||The first quarter.
||To match or see a bet.
||To hold a position.
||Pay a little extra for something.
||Suck it up.
||Not having enough chips to cover your bets.
||Not paying the employees on Friday.
||The person in charge of a private poker game.
||A bad player, also known as a mark, a fish or a sucker.
||A customer who pays retail.
||To discard or fold.
||The best possible hand based on the available cards. Also referred to as "the lock," "the joint," or at times, the "stone-cold nuts."
||Holding the patent for the next miracle drug that just got FDA approval.
||The "pit" refers to games of chance in the casino such as blackjack, craps, roulette and slots. In the long run, its impossible to win in the pit, and could be better described as the "money pit."
||The outside of a poker game. Also, a bystander, typically broke, who stands on the rail. "Railbirds" are people who hang around poker casinos.
||When a player is stuck, he or she is losing.
||An action, often involuntary, that gives away information about a players hand.
||A CEO talking up his company just as hes selling his own shares.
||To lose your composure and play recklessly, like a pinball machine going "on tilt."
||Buy more stock on margin right after taking a big loss in the market.
||Also called the "rake"the amount of money taken out for the house.