Poker Acronyms and Abbreviations

 

The following are courtesy of "HoldingFolding"

 

3-bet 3b

a bet, a raise, and then another raise. The third action is a 3-bet

4b

four bet

6m

6-max

7SFAP

Seven Card Stud For Advanced Players

 

A

 

AC

Atlantic City

AFAIK

As far As I know

AI

all in

AIPF

all-in pre flop

AP

Absolute Poker

ATF

About The Forums (2+2 Forum)

ATC

any two cards

Ax

an Ace with any second card

 

B

 

B&M

Bricks & Mortar: playing at a poker club or casino as opposed to online

bb

big blind

BB

Big Bet

BB/100

Big Bets per 100 hands (standard measure of win rate)

BBL

Be Back Later

BBV

Brags, Beats & Variance (2+2 Forum)

BBV4L

Brags, Beats & Variance For Life (2+2 Forum)

b/c

bet and call a raise

b/f

bet and fold to a raise

BI

Bring In

BR

Bank Roll

BRB

Be Right Back

BTW

By The Way

BWDIK

But What Do I Know

 

C

 

c-bet

continuation bet

cc

check check

c/c

check and call any bet

c/f

check and fold to a raise

CK

Check

CO

Cut Off position immediately to the right of the dealer

CP

CardPlayer

c/r

check raise

CTH

Computer & Technical Help (2+2 Forum)

 

D

 

DP

Draw Poker

 

E

 

eg

example

EOM

End Of Message - often put at the end of the subject if a post has no content

EP

Early Position

EV

Expected Value (+ or -)

-EV

Negative Expected Value

+EV

Positive Expected Value

 

F

 

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

FE

Fold Equity

FH

Full House

FL

Fixed Limit

FPP

Frequent Player Points

FPS

Fancy Play Syndrome

FT

Final Table

FT

Full Table

FT(P)

Full Tilt(Poker)

FW

Foxwoods Casino

FWIW

For What It's Worth

FYI

For Your Information

FYP

Fixed Your Post

 

G

 

GG

Good Game

GL

Good Luck

GTD

Guaranteed $1m GTD would be a tournament where prize money of over $1m was guaranteed

 

H

 

HE

Hold 'Em

HFAP

Hold'em For Advanced Players.

HH

Hand History

HJ

HiJack position

HL

High Limit Games

HoH

Harrington on Hold 'Em

HORSE

A game that rotates through H - Holdem, O - Omaha hi/lo 8-or-better, R - Razz,

S - Stud (hi only), E - Eight-or-better Stud hi/lo (all limit)

HP

Hollywood Park

HSNL

High Stakes No Limt (2+2 Forum)

HTH

Head To Head

HU

Heads Up

HUD

Heads Up Display

 

I

 

ICM

Independent Chip Model

IFYW

If You Wish

IGHN

I Go Home Now

IIRC

If I Remember Correctly

IMHO

In My Humble Opinion

IMO

In My Opinion

ISD

Inside Straight Draw

ITM

In The Money

IYAM

If You Ask Me

 

J

 

JAT

Just A Thought

 

K

 

KOTZ

King Of Tthe Zoo - 2+2 tournament

 

L

 

LAG

Loose aggressive (player)

LAP

Loose passive (player)

LC

Low Content

LDO

LOL, Duh, Obviously or Like Duh, Obviously

LHE

Limit Hold 'Em

LL

Lower Limit games

LMAO

Laugh My A** Off (available with numerous variations)

LO8

Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

LOL

Laughing Out Loud, Lots of Luck,etc

LP

Late Position

 

M

 

MGR

Monthly Gross Revenue

MHIG

My Hand Is Good

MHING

My Hand Is No Good

ML

Middle Limit Games

MM

Mason Malmuth

MP

Mid Position

MSNL

Mid Stakes No Limit (2+2 Forum)

MTT

Multi Table Tournament

 

N

 

NC

No Content

NH

Nice Hand

NL

No Limit

NT

No Text in post

NT

Nice Try

NSFW

Not Safe For Work

NVG

News, Views & Gossip (2+2 Forum)

 

O

 

O

Offsuited - K7o would be a King & 7 of different suits

O8

Omaha Hi-Lo

OESD

Open Ended Straight Draw

OESFD

Open Ended Straight Flush Draw

OMG

Oh My God!

OOP

Out of position

OOT

Other Other Topics - 2+2 forum

OOTM

Out Of The Money

OPP

Opponent

OP

Original Poster

OT

Off Topic

OTOH

On The Other Hand

OWA's

One Word Answers

 

P

 

PA/PAHUD

PokerAce HUD

PF

Pre Flop

PFR

Pre Flop Raiser

PL

Pot Limit

PLO

Pot Limit Omaha

PM

Private Message

PO

Poker Ofiice

PLO8

Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

POTD

Post of the Day

POTM

Post of the Month

POTW

Post of the Week

POTY

Post of the Year

POV

Point of View

PP

Party Poker

PP

Pocket Pair

PPM

Party Poker Million tournament

PS

Poker Stars

PSB

Pot Sized Bet

PSR

Pot Sized Raise

PT

Poker Tracker

PTL

Player To My Left

PTR

Player To My Right

 

Q

 

QFT

Quoted For Truth

QOPTW

Question Of Playing This Way

QOTPW

Question Of This Player's Win

 

R

 

R

Rainbow flop

R

Rebuy $11+R would an $11 tournament with rebuys available

RB

Rakeback

R+A

Rebuy & AddOns $11+R would an $11 tournament with rebuys & add ons available

RGP

recreation.gambling.poker - a longrunning usenet, now available as a forum

ROFL

Rolling on the floor laughing with numerous variations

ROI

return on investment

 

S

 

S

Suited - K7s would be a King & 7 of the same suit

SC

Suited Connector

SMZ

Sklansky, Malmuth & Zee - 2+2 Publisher's/Authors

SB

Small Blind or Small Bet depending on how it is used in sentence.

SD

Standard Deviation

SH

Shorthanded

SNG

Sit 'n' Go tournament

SNGPT

Sit-n-Go Power Tools

SS

Short Stack

SSNL

Small Stakes No Limit (also 2+2 forum)

STFU

Shut The **** Up

STT

Single table tournament

STTF

Single table tournament forum (2+2 Forum)

 

T

 

T$

Tournament dollars, which can be used on a particular site to buy into tournaments

T&C

Terms & Conditions

TAG

Tight aggressive player

TC

Terms & Conditions

TL;DR

Too long; didn't read

TOP/FTO

Fundamental Theorem Of Poker

TPBK

Top Pair Best Kicker

TPGK

Top Pair Good Kicker

TPNK

Top Pair No Kicker

TPWK

Top Pair Weak Kicker

TTH

Turbo Texas HE

TTHRIC

This Thread Has Run Its Course

TWIMC

To Whom It May Concern

TY

Thank You

 

UV

 

UB

Ultimate Bet

UTG

Under The Gun.

UTG

Under the gun - first position, to the left of the big blind

UTG+1

To the left of UTG

VB

Value Bet

VNH

Very Nice Hand

VPIP

% Voluntarily Put(money) In Pot

 

W

 

W$

Poker Stars Tournament dollars which can be used to buy into Poker Stars tournaments

WA/WB

Way Ahead/Way Behind

WCOOP

World Championship of Online Poker - series of high buy in tournaments held on Poker Stars

WGAF

Who Gives A Flute

WGAFF

Who Gives A Flying Fig

WPT

World Poker Tour

WSOP

World Series Of Poker

WSOPME

World Series Of Poker Main Event

WTF

Huh?, What the ****

 

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