Bad Beat Story

word type: poker slang

  1. Self explanatory; a tale of a bad beat someone took at the poker table.

Popular Uses

It's not whether you won or lost, but how many bad beat stories you were able to tell. -Grantland Rice, legendary sports writer

If you always start with the worst hand, you never have a bad beat story to tell. -Chuck Thompson

Nobody Wants to Hear It

We know you are going to want to bitch and moan about the bad beat you took, the bad beat that is completely unique to you, but don't do it. The person to whom you are telling it will either not care or actually be happy you got screwed.

Thankfully, I Use Two Monitors

Some bad beat stories are pretty funny, especially when told with an English accent in a sauna.