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The old days for poker players. The script sure flipped on poker players suddenly and completely over the past 15 years. Prior to the unofficial birth of the current era of poker in 2003 even the top poker players were relatively unknown except to their peers and niche cultists. Picture some of these realities that made the old days of poker less glamorous than a bowl of unsweetened oatmeal.
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A number of other hands got their names from 1960's TV shows, like 77 (77 Sunset Strip) and 99 (Agent 99, played by Barbara Feldman in Get Smart).Another one, 95, is called Dolly Parton. Not because of her bust size, but because of the Movie 9 to 5 and the hit song she sang Workin' 9 to 5.Jus to help you out, the hands 29 and 38 do have to do with the moniker's bust size, but that's another.
A 2-7 offsuit hand is the worst hand to start with in Texas Hold 'Em poker because there are so few good options available to you: you have no straight draw, no flush draw, and even if you wind up with a pair of 7s or a pair of 2s, you're unlikely to have the best hand. Of course, you'll see some crazy flops every now and then, but just because you see a rare 7-7-2 flop once in a blue moon.
Poker is a funny old game, none more so than some of the nicknames given to the hands that are made, or the hole cards dealt to each player. Below are just a few examples of some of the crazy names given to those obscure hands. American Airlines, Pocket Rockets, Bullets. Big Slick, Anna Kournikova, Walking Back to Houston, Santa Barbara.