Poker Hand Nicknames

Poker Hand Nicknames

Over the years, poker hands have been given many other nicknames, learn the poker card nicknames and improve your vocabulary while you improve your terminology. New players maybe feel lost among the list of jargon and slang of some players, check below for a list of all poker card names so the next time you sit down at a table, you sound like a real pro.

Single Card Poker Nicknames

Rocket, Bullet, Spike, One
Cowboy, Knight, Monarch
Girl, Lady, Dame, Bitch
Fishook, Boy, Knave, Bower
Dime, Sawbuck
Niner
Fat Lady, Snowman, Ocho
Hockey Stick, Candy Cane
Boot
Nickel, Spot
Broken Ace, Sailboat, Boat
Crab, Trey
Duck, Deuce, Swan

Paired Poker Card Poker Nicknames

Rockets, Bullets, American Airline, Flying Nazis, Jumbos, Sharp Tops
King Kong, Knights, Gorillas, Ace Magnets, Krispy Kreme
Ladies, Siegfried & Roy, Snow boots
Johnnies, Fish Hooks, J-Birds, Good Times, Suckers, Brothers, Veterasn
Dimes, Tension, TNT, Dynamite
Phil Hellmuth, German Virgin, Popeyes, Wayne Gretzky
Snowmen, Piano Keys, Pretzels, Two Fat Ladies, Oldsmobile, Racetracks
Hockey Sticks, Candy Canes, Axes, Mullets, Sunset Strip, Walking Sticks
Cherries, Boots, Kicks, Route 66
Presto, Nickels, Snakes, Speed Limit, Sammy Hagar
Sailboats, Magnum, Canadian Presto, Colt
Crabs, Treys
Ducks, Quack Quack, Desmond, Richard Nixon

Unpaired Hole – Pocket Card Poker Nicknames

Big Slick, Anna Kournikova, Big Ugly, King Arthur, Korean Airlines
Mrs. Slick, Big Chick, Little Slick, Rocket Queen, Big Slut
Armani Jeans, Blackjack, Jackass, Ajax
Book Ends, Johnny Moss

The game rewards patience and discipline. The ability to make intelligent decisions quickly is a key factor, stick to quality hands and don’t be seduced by the hand nicknames, remember that a poker hand always consists of the best five cards. Make sure you read our poker rules for beginners guide, and you may also find our article on poker tools for successful online poker helpful.