Pocket Rockets

word type: noun

  1. Pocket aces.

Poker Slang Explanation

The shape of AA, or pocket aces, resembles a pair of rockets.


With pocket rockets, you are either going to win a small pot or lose a big one.

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All-in pre-flop, the best hand to put up against pocket rockets is 5-6 suited, which has 22.499% equity against the best starting hand in Texas Hold'em.


Seat 1: LiNk187 (2615 in chips)
Seat 2: loughand850 (1595 in chips)
Seat 3: Aboyo (1835 in chips)
Seat 4: Hero (1030 in chips)
Seat 5: ockid92620 (1240 in chips)
Seat 7: ccfctex (3625 in chips)
Seat 8: pmoose1234 (1560 in chips)

Aboyo: posts small blind 25
Hero: posts big blind 50

*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to Hero [Ac Ad]
ockid92620: folds
ccfctex: raises 100 to 150
pmoose1234: folds
LiNk187: folds
loughand850: folds
Aboyo: folds
Hero: calls 100

*** FLOP *** [6d 2s 5s]
Hero: checks
ccfctex: bets 1750
Hero: calls 880 and is all-in
Uncalled bet (870) returned to ccfctex

*** TURN *** [6d 2s 5s] [Ks]
*** RIVER *** [6d 2s 5s Ks] [Qs]

*** SHOW DOWN ***
Hero: shows [Ac Ad] (a pair of Aces)
ccfctex: shows [Kh Qc] (two pair, Kings and Queens)
ccfctex collected 2085 from pot
loughand850 said, "wow"