draw poker


: poker in which each player is dealt five cards face down and after betting may get replacements for discards

Examples of draw poker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jacks or Better, sometimes called draw poker, is a more classic version where players can split their hands and bet big to win big. Ian Firstenberg, Chicago Tribune, 27 Jan. 2023 Video Poker Five-card draw poker is another classic retail betting staple that 888 has helped bring to users in their own homes with the development of their online casino. Ian Firstenberg, Chicago Tribune, 27 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of draw poker was in 1847

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“Draw poker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draw%20poker. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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