Sklansky Bucks

word type: poker slang

  1. The amount of equity earned in a poker hand, as opposed to the amount of money won or lost in the same hand.

What's the Sig?

Sklansky Bucks is another way of eschewing "results oriented thinking" in favor of analyzing the merits of a hand or poker play.

Sklansky Bucks represent the amount of money that would have been won in a poker hand if short term fluctuations (luck) did not exist.