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- A savage, untamed style of poker.
- (blackjack) A card with a value of 10 (ten-through-king).
The term "monkey" is usually meant as a derogatory characterization of a certain player's style: "You mean like, there was no thought process there, you just went straight monkey?"
It can also refer to a wild, untamed version of a specific type of behavior, as in "monkey tilt."