nothing When a player only has the possibility of a high card and no other hand that will win. nut hand (the nuts) The nut hand is the best possible hand in a given situation. Players sometimes evaluate hands by ranking them as being the "Second nuts" or being the "Pure nuts". The "Pure nuts" is usually the absolute best hand to have at that moment which is impossible to beat, the "Second nuts" is the second best hand only beat by the "Pure nuts", etc. The "nut low" is the absolute worst hand to have in a given round.
nut low 1.The best possible low hand in high-low split games. nit A player who is unwilling to take risks and plays only premium hands in the top range. Contrast weak player who plays like a nit but also folds extremely easily after taking risks even when holding an excellent hand. A weak player may be a nit but a nit is not necessarily a weak player. Ooffsuit Cards that are not of the same suit. The ace of clubs and the king of spades are called ace-king offsuit