Number One

word type: poker slang

  1. A wheel in 2-7 Lowball poker is referred to as "number one."

We're No. 1

Triple draw players like to think they are special, so instead of calling a "wheel" (7,5,4,3,2) "the nuts" or "a wheel," they have cleverly devised a different way of referring to this hand, naming it "number one." The second nuts--7,6,4,3,2--is called (yes, you guessed it), the "number two."