Terms Starting with E

terms are listed in alphabetical order

Early Position

Early position refers to when a player is one of the first players to act in a hand. (read more)


The ECOOP is a tournament series held on Titan Poker and features over $4,550,000 as a total prize pool between the fourteen days of tournaments. (read more)

Ed Miller

Ed Miller is a well known published author of poker strategy books and coach at Stox Poker. (read more)


Edge is a concept that is almost as intrinsic to poker playing as 'EV' and describes the relationship a player's possibilities of success in a poker game. (read more)

Eight or Better

Eight or better refers to a common qualifier in games of hi/lo split poker like omaha and seven card stud. It's sometimes denoted as '8ob.' (read more)

Elements of Poker

Elements of Poker is a very popular self-published book by noted poker pro Tommy Angelo that focuses on anti-tilt behavior. (read more)

Elite Poker Population

The term elite poker population arose when gambler2k4 creamed his pants when ZeeJustin added him on AIM. (read more)


Elky is a pro gamer, world-class Starcraft and worldclass poker player. In less than three years on the tournament circuit, his earnings approach $5M. (read more)

Emil Patel

Emil Patel plays by the name 'whitelime' online and is one of the biggest winners in online poker. He is one of the four players on 2 Months 2 Million. (read more)

Empty Rack Superstition

The empty rack superstition is a mostly obscure belief that it is bad luck to be in the vicinity of an empty poker chip rack. (read more)


The EPT, or European Poker Tour, is the first and most prolific series of poker tournaments sponsored by online poker site PokerStars. (read more)

EPT Grand Final

The WPT Grand Final takes place each Spring at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel and Resort in Monaco. The tournament buy-in is 10,000 Euros. (read more)


Equity is the expected value a player has in a poker hand. Multiply the percent chance of winning by the size of the pot to determine equity. (read more)

Eric Buchman

Eric Buchman is a 29-year-old pro poker player with 10 career WSOP , including 4th in the 2009 Main Event. (read more)

Eric Liu

Eric Liu is a Cardrunners instructor and FTP Red Pro, formerly known as Peachy Keen online. He plays both cash games and tournaments. (read more)

Erica Schoenberg

Erica Schoenberg is a pro blackjack and poker player from Ohio who is known as one of the sexiest women in the game. (read more)

Erick Lindgren

Erick Lindgren is a famous poker player and member of Team Full Tilt Poker. He won the best overall player award in the 2008 WSOP. (read more)

Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel is a legend of poker, perhaps most famous through the movie Rounders, which included footage of his headsup loss to Johnny Chan in the 1988 WSOP. (read more)

Eskimo Clark

Eskimo Clark is a fixture of poker and is known for a variety of things, including the willingness to have a 7-figure bankroll and still live in a van. (read more)

Eugene Katchalov

Eugene Katchalov is an accomplished poker professional, with prolific tournament results as well as skills in live and online cash games. (read more)

Euro Donks

Although bad poker players exist in every locale, Euro Donks have a special spot. These poker players are terrible players who are from Europe. (read more)

Euro Lagtards

Euro Lagtards are renowned in the poker world for making retarded aggressive plays with complete and utterly reckless abandon. They can be tough to play. (read more)

Euro Rounders

Euro Rounders is a mock script that made the rounds in 2005, a hilarious spoof of the poker movie Rounders, adapting several elements into a game of PLO. (read more)


EV, or expected value, is the guiding principle behind all games of chance and skill. It combines probability and profitability. (read more)

Even Money

Even money describes a wager or payout that is being offered without odds, where the amount being bet is the amount eligible to be won. (read more)

Everest Poker

Everest Poker is a large, multilingual online poker room that supports 15 laguages, including French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Spanish, and Norwegian. (read more)

Expected Value

Expected Value, or EV, is a concept regarding the expected return on a wager in poker. (read more)

Exposed Card

An exposed card is one that is accidentally shown to players during a hand that was not supposed to be seen. (read more)