Terms Starting with K

terms are listed in alphabetical order

Kara Scott

Kara Scott is a well known television host who has worked in Canada and the UK with ties to professional poker. (read more)

Kathy Liebert

Kathy Liebert is a female professional poker player who won a $1,000,000 first place prize at the 2002 Party Poker Million, as well as a WSOP bracelet in a Limi (read more)

Kelly Kim

Kelly Kim made his biggest splash in the poker world by coming to the final table of the 2008 WSOP as the shortest-stacked player of the November Nine. (read more)

Kevin Saul

Kevin Saul, also known by his online name 'Bel0wAb0ve' is an accomplished poker tournament player from Illinois with an impressive resume live and online. (read more)


KGB is a beloved character played by John Malkovich in the movie Rounders who serves as the primary adversary for Mike McDermott, the main character. (read more)


A kicker is a card that is used to break ties in poker. A player's kicker only comes into play if it makes up his final poker hand. (read more)

Kill Button

A Kill Button is a designation given to a player that has to post an over-blind that increases the betting limit. (read more)

Kill Phil

Kill Phil is a book by Blair Rodman and Lee Nelson for beginners to learn strong preflop maneuvers and smart postflop plays. (read more)

Kill Stack

A kill stack is one that's small in size but represents a large number of chips. (read more)


Poker King is a well-known poker news site and blog. It is often referred to as 'King' both on the site and by visitors to the site. (read more)

Knish's Truck

Knish's Truck is a reference to the movie Rounders, in which Michael McDermott must resort to finding income by doing truck deliveries for Joey Knish. (read more)

Knockout Tournament

A knockout tournament takes the idea of a bounty tournament to a whole new level. Everyone has a bounty on them. (read more)


The slang term Kojack is given to the starting hand of King-Jack in Hold'em, a reference to the 1970s cop television show. (read more)

Kyle Wilson

Kyle Wilson, the third member of the BC Mafia along with Greg Mueller and Shawn Buchanan, is a former basketball star and accomplished poker player. (read more)