word type: noun

  1. A form of cheating in poker that involves two or more people sharing information, or creating strategies, in an effort to gain an insurmountable edge over their opponents.

Spotting Collusion

Online poker sites are often able to determine that collusion has taken place by examining hand histories and identifying unusual playing patterns.

Although more difficult to detect, one can uncover collusion in a live poker setting by similarly paying attention to unusual interactions or betting patterns among his opponents.