dead man's hand

dead man's hand in poker, pair of aces and pair of eights, supposedly what Wild Bill Hickock held when Jack McCall shot him in 1876.

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  • Dead man's hand — Mains au poker (Texas hold em) Il s agit de noms donnés à des configurations particulières dans le cadre du Texas Hold em, en raison d un événement marquant ou pour toute autre raison, mais qui ne changent rien aux règles. Sommaire 1 Combinaison… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • dead man's hand — noun a) A pair of aces and a pair of eights, in a players hand. b) An ace and an eight as a starting hand in Texas hold em …   Wiktionary

  • dead man's hand — Poker. a hand containing the two pairs of two aces and two eights. * * * …   Universalium

  • Dead Man's Hand — A poker hand, with two aces and two eights (Said to have been held by Wild Bill Hickok when he was shot and killed) …   The official rules of card games glossary

  • dead man's hand — Poker. a hand containing the two pairs of two aces and two eights …   Useful english dictionary

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