straight poker

noun

Definition of straight poker

: poker in which the players bet on the five cards dealt to them and then have a showdown without drawing — compare draw poker, stud poker

First Known Use of straight poker

1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of straight poker was in 1864

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