high card 1.A no pair hand, ranked according to its highest-ranking cards. 2.To defeat another player by virtue of high-ranking cards, especially kickers. 3.To randomly select a player for some purpose by having each draw one card, the highest of which is selected (for example, to decide who deals first). When all the players get here, we'll high card for the button. Often high card by suit is used for this purpose. high-low, high-low split See main article: high-low split.
hijack seat The seat to the right of the cutoff seat, or second to the right of the button. This is generally considered to be the easiest position to steal the blinds from in tournaments because it is the first seat at the table where players often start to give respect to raisers, hence the name. hole cards, hole 1.Face-down cards. Also "pocket cards". I think Willy has two more queens in the hole. 2.A seat, often preceded by a number relative to the button. Sara opened from the 2-hole.