Poker Glossary

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There are 9 names in this directory beginning with the letter O.
OESD

Open-ended straight draw such as 87 on a A56 flop.

OPEN-LIMP

When the first person to enter the pot preflop does so by just calling the big blind, rather than raising.

OPEN-RAISE

When the first person to put money in the pot preflop does so by raising. Also known as an open.

OPTION

When action folds or limps to the small blind, and the small blind calls, the big blind has the 'option' of checking or raising.

ORBIT

The number of hands it takes for each person to be the button once. In a 9-handed game an orbit is 9 hands.

OUT OF LINE

Raising or betting too frequently.

OUTS

How many remaining cards in the deck that can be used to improve a player's hand.

OVERBET

A bet sized larger than the pot.

OVERPAIR

A pocket pair that is higher than the highest board card. KK would be an overpair on T746.