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      #5988672 - 05/29/06 12:42 AM

Here's a list of common terms and abbreviations used in the NL forums.

AKQJT - Ace, King, Queen, Jack, Ten

UTG - Under the Gun, first player to act preflop
UTG+1 - Under the Gun plus one, second player to act preflop
EP - early position
MP - middle position
LP - late position
OTB - On The Button
CO - Cut off, player one seat to the right of button
HJ - Hijack, player two seats to the right of button
SB - small blind
BB - big blind

c/c - check/call
c/f - check/fold
c/r - check/raise
b/f - bet and fold to a raise
3-bet - a bet, a raise, and then another raise. The third action is a 3-bet.
b3b - Hero's plan is to bet, and then 3-bet if raised.
reraise - raising the PFR

VB - value bet
CB - continuation bet
PSB - pot-sized bet
PSR - pot-sized raise
PFR - preflop raise or preflop raiser

overbet - a bet amount larger than the current pot
check behind - to check when it's been checked to you, usually after betting action on previous street
donkbet - either to lead into the PFR on the flop, or a tiny bet made in relation to the pot
thin value bet - usually a river bet made when it's unclear if you are ahead or not

Monotone - a flop of all the same suit
Rainbow - a flop of all different suits
Overpair - having a pair in your hand higher than the biggest card on the board
gutshot - an inside straight draw

TPTK - top pair top kicker
TPWK - top pair weak kicker
TPGK - top pair good kicker
TP2K - top pair 2nd best kicker--You have KQ, flop K72, you have top pair, 2nd best kicker (the Q)
TPCK - top pair crap kicker
TPBK - top pair bad kicker

9To - Nine Ten offsuit
KJs - King Jack suited
Ax - An Ace with any second card
Kxx - refers to a King high flop
Q73r - r = rainbow flop

OESD - open ended straight draw
OESFD - open ended straight flush draw
pp - pocket pair
sc - suited connector
EV - Expected Value
OOP - out of position
FE - fold equity
AI - all-in
ATC - any two cards
UI - unimproved

TAG - tight aggressive
LAG - loose aggressive
LAP - loose passive
sLAG - slightly loose aggressive

MHIG - my hand is good
MHING - my hand is no good
WA/WB - way ahead, way behind

IMO - In my opinion
IMHO - In my humble opinion
JMO - Just my opinion
FYP - fixed your post
OP - original post or poster

tl;dr - too long; didn't read
QFT - quoted for truth
x-post - post made in more than one forum at one time
OT - off topic
lc - low content
nc - no content

goot - good
moran - moron
nh - nice hand
meh - the sound you make when you shrug your shoulders signaling indifference; not great, not terrible.
pwned - owned or pawned. Usually means you got outplayed.

BB/100 - # of bb's won per 100 hands played
PTBB/100 - poker tracker big blinds won per 100 hands played. A PTBB is 2xBB.
~$7 - around $7 or about $7
FPS - fancy play syndrome
aggro - aggressive

SSNL - small stakes no limit
MSNL - mid stakes no limit
HSNL - high stakes no limit
NLHE - no limit hold 'em
LHE - limit hold 'em
BBV - the Beats, Brags, and Variance forum

PT - Pokertracker
VPIP - voluntarily put money in the pot
AF - aggression factor
Villian is 24/10/3(98)- Pokertracker stats indicating VPIP/PFR%/AF (with preflop aggression taken out) over 98 hands

GT+ - Gametime Plus
PA - PokerAce
PAHUD - PokerAce Heads Up Display
PP - Party Poker
PS, Stars - PokerStars
FT - Full Tilt
UB - Ultimate Bet

PL - pot limit
PF - pre-flop
HH - hand history
HU - heads up
FR - full ring
FT - full table
6m - 6-max
NL100 - number indicates the buy-in; this is No Limit, with $1 BB's

Stop-n-Go - You bet, get raised, you call closing the action on that street, then lead out on the next street.
Float - You call a bet with a marginal hand or draw, usually on the flop while in position, with the intent of stealing the pot on a later street.
Semi-bluff - betting/raising when you have a draw.
Stealing blinds - openraising in late position with less than premium hands.
blocking bet - often a river bet made OOP when an obvious draw hits on the end, where you bet and fold to a raise
effective stack - the smallest stack amongst the players remaining in the hand.

trips - flop is JJ8, you hold KJ, you have trips
set - flop is K42, you hold 44, you have a set
pot control - attempting to keep the pot small with a marginal holding
minraise - raising the lowest amount possible

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