A metal rod with a handle, used for prodding and stirring an open fire
A card game played by two or more people who bet on the value of the hands dealt to them. A player wins the pool either by having the highest combination at the showdown or by forcing all opponents to concede without a showing of the hand, sometimes by means of bluff
A perforated hollow poker through which gas is made to flow, which when ignited provides flame for kindling a fire.
A competition in which participants (often on motorcycles, skis, etc.) must visit a number of sites, collecting a playing card at each one, the winner being the one who collects the best poker hand (sometimes in combination with the fastest time).
A variety of poker in which each player is dealt five cards and, after the first round of betting, may discard some (usually up to three) of these cards and draw replacements from the dealer
A very straight or stiff back (also attributive).
A chip used as a stake in poker.
Dice with card designs (from nine to ace) on the faces instead of spots
An impassive expression that hides one’s true feelings
A form of poker in which a player with a losing hand takes off an item of clothing as a forfeit
Having a very straight or stiff back.
A mace-bearer, a University bedel.
A coin-operated gaming-machine which pays out according to the combination of symbols (usually representations of playing cards) appearing on the edges of the wheels spun by the operation of a lever.
A group of people meeting (especially habitually) to play poker.
A South African plant with tall erect spikes of tubular flowers, the upper ones of which are typically red and the lower ones yellow
A card game for four players, each of whom competes with thirteen cards arranged into three poker hands, two of five cards and one of three.
A form of patience, the object of which is to form winning poker combinations in each row and column.
A version of poker incorporating some elements of pai gow, in which a player selects a five-card hand and a two-card hand from seven cards dealt to him or her, winning only if both hands are higher than those of the bank.
A form of poker in which the first card of a player’s hand is dealt face down and the others face up, with betting after each round of the deal