word type: verb
- Having a card come that helps a player make a hand. For example, holding pocket sevens on a board of 6-8-9 and the turn coming a five would mean a player "hit" a straight. Hitting is often used in conjunction with completing straight draws or flush draws.
Why is it that I never seem to hit my draws when I'm all-in, yet my opponents always do? -Unknown
I knew my opponent had Aces, but I had an open-ended straight draw, a flush draw, and top pair, so I had to call. There were a lot of cards I could hit to win the hand. –Unknown
If you have an open-ended straight draw going into the river, the chances of hitting one of your eight outs are 17%. If you have a gut-shot straight draw going into the river, the chances of hitting one of your four outs are 8%. If you have a flush draw going into the river, the chances of hitting one of your nine outs are 20%.