word type: poker slang

  1. A nickname given to pocket kings in Texas Hold'em.

The Second Best Starting Hand in Poker

Obviously, pocket rockets is the best starting hand in poker, but the cowboys are almost as strong. Since the two hands do so well against everything else, they are virtually impossible to fold preflop, and thus are usually the two hands involved in some of the sickest coolers.

Tough Luck with Cowboys

An entertaining video of online poker player 'tuff_fish' going on tilt after getting coolered by pocket rockets when he held KK.