Nut No Pair

word type: poker slang

  1. Two cards in hold 'em that represent the best possible unpaired hand.

Examples of Nut No Pair

AK is the most classic example of "nut no pair." Any time an ace or king doesn't hit the board, AK equals "nut no pair." On a board of AJ4-3-6, KQ would be the "nut no pair" hand. Finally, on a board such as AQJ-8-7, K9 would be the "nut no pair."