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Glossary of Poker Terms

Kicker
A hand in poker is made of 5 cards, however, only some of them are used to determine the rank of a hand. The rest of the cards, called kickers or side cards, may be used to brake a tie between the hands of the same rank.
For exanple, in case of a Three of a Kind A-A-A-J-8, J and 8 are kickers.