blind 1.A type of forced bet. See main article: blind. In the "dark". blind defense To call or raise your opponents raise when in the big blind, rather than folding an otherwise weak hand, in order to exploit over aggression. blind steal A raise from late position with a weak hand when all other players have folded, with the intention of winning the blinds and antes.
blind stud A stud online hold'em poker game in which all cards are dealt face down. Was popular in California before legal rulings made traditional stud legal there. blind off, blinded 1.To "ante off".2.To have one's stack reduced by paying ever increasing blinds in tournaments. Ted had to make a move soon or he would be blinded away in three more rounds. blocker In community card poker, holding one of the opponent's outs, typically when the board threatens a straight or straight draw. A blocker is also having a combination of cards that turn your opponents outs into your own, such as having four to a straight flush. The two cards to give you a straight flush are blockers against his high flush draw.The board was A23 but with my pair of fives I held two blockers to the straight. Compare to "dry ace".