word type: adjective

  1. An extremely tight player.

Popular Uses

This table is so boring. It's full of rocks. Fold, fold, fold. Let's plays some poker already! -Action loving player


In the non-poker world, a rock doesn't move. It just sits there. Like a rock. A "rock" in the poker world essentially just sits there; he doesn't throw any chips in the pot unless he has a really good hand.

Famous Rocks

Phil Hellmuth - he likes to let everyone know how much a rock he is, especially when his bluffs get called.

Dan Harrington - his extreme rocky image benefited him greatly at the final table of the 2004 World Series of Poker Main Event, as displayed in the video below.

Related Terms

Fish, Shark