Gastric Bypass Surgery

word type: noun

  1. A medical procedure used to treat morbid obesity.

What's the Sig?

Why is there an entry for a complicated and controversial medical procedure on a website dedicated to poker terms?

The answer is simple yet somewhat outrageous at the same time: Many poker players are known for having undergone the surgery.

Whereas most people in most segments of the world would be hard-pressed to name one person they know who has had the surgery, most poker players can name several.