word type: noun
- An unavoidable or standard clash of two strong poker hands.
- Movie. A 2003 film starring William H. Macy, who works as a "Cooler," employed by casino boss Alec Baldwin for Macy's ability to create bad luck for casino players with his presence alone.
Cooler on High Stakes Poker
Scene from The Cooler
Here, Macy's ability to create bad luck has reversed itself: