List of Playing-card Nicknames - Poker Hand Nicknames

Poker Hand Nicknames

The following sets of playing cards can be referred to by the corresponding names in card games that include sets of three or more cards, particularly 3 and 5 card draw, Texas Hold 'em and Omaha Hold 'em. The nicknames would often be used by players when revealing their hands, or by spectators and commentators watching the game. With TV and web broadcasting of Poker tournaments, nicknames became much more popular all over the world.

Card Initials Alternative Names
Any club flush Golf Bag (set of clubs), Puppy Feet, Puppy Prints (from the design of the club)
Any diamond flush Well-Dressed, Decked Out
J5 Jackson Five
T2 The Doyle Brunson (won two WSOP titles holding this hand)
KQ The Ice Breaker
44 Fourtale
AJ The Unrare
A4 Aces
A3A6 Austin 3:16 (after WWE wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin)
A2345 First Street, Little Minnie, Little Wheel, Pup, Puppy, Spoke, Steel Wheel (suited), Steel Wheel Bike (suited), The Bicycle
AA88 Dead Man's Hand
AA222 Marksman
AA23 Princess Leia
AA235, 2358K Fibonacci
A6A8T Golden Hand (from the Golden Mean)
AK47 After AK-47 assault rifle build by Mikhail Kalashnikov
2357J, 357JK All The Primes
KKKK Four Horsemen
KKQQ Mommas and Poppas, Double Date
KKK Alabama Knight Riders, Three Wise Men, Christmas Special, Ku Klux Klan
KQJT9 Off-Broadway (off-suit), Hail to the King (suited)
QQQQK Elvis in Vegas, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
QQQQJ Bachelor's Dream
QQQQ Village People, Magnolias, Scrabble Player's Dream, The Joy Luck Club
QQQ Six Tits, Daisy Hand
QAAAK The Duck
QQ33 San Francisco waiters (Queens and Treys)
JJJJQ The Strip Club
JJJJ8 Riewoldt On A Roll (after AFL Richmond full-forward Jack Riewoldt)
JJJJ5 Neverland Ranch
JJJ "Hart, Schaffner and Marx"
JJ55 Rock 'n' Roll, Motown
JJ33 Hookers With Crabs
TTTT Larry (after Larry Fortensky, Elizabeth Taylor's eighth husband), Shotgun
TTT Thirty Miles of Bad Road, Elk River, Gilroy, Judge Bean, Judge Duffy, Judge Judy, Judge Wapner, San Jose to Gilroy, Dallas to Fort Worth
TT Fingers n' Toes (ten of each), Dubs Dimes, Duff McKagan, Top Titties
TJAAT Golden String
TT33 Hot Waitresses (Tens with treys)
TK421 Star Wars, Stormtrooper (Why aren't you at your post?)
T8642 Rizlo, Scotch Straight
9988 Oldsmobile
9966 Dinner For Four, Dubs Sixtyniners
777 21, 21 Miles of Rough Road, Jackpot, Slot Machine
77744 Sailing Rednecks
75432 (off-suit) Kansas City, Sympathy Hand (it is the worst hand possible)
6667J Devil's Convenience Store
666 The Devil, Lucifer, The Beast, Devil's Area Code, Kotch
65432 Rabbit, The World Trade Center Straight
627 Captain Price, Price, Gulag (Captain Price was Prisoner number 627 in a Russian Gulag in the game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and the name 627 is one of his many nicknames)
555 Washington Monument, Pork Chop Sandwich
4444A Hole-In-One
4444 Yacht Club
444 Grand Jury
36TJK The Royal Sampler (from a joke on The Simpsons)
3333T Teddy, EJ, Mr Football (after AFL/VFL Footscray/Western Bulldogs legend Ted Whitten), 1961 (if it loses)
3333 Forest, Four Trees
33222 Mites and Lice, Nits and Lice
3377 Queens of the Stone Age (after their song 3's and 7's)
3322 Socks and Shoes, Mits and Mites, Mites and Lice, Nits and Lice
3A4A5 Pi
2222 Mighty Ducks
222 Huey, Dewey, and Louie

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