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EAGLES: The cards of a fifth suit in a sixty-five-card deck.
EARLY BET: A small bet after the first card in stud or the first two cards in draw.
EDGE: (1) An advantageous position. (2) The dealer or sometimes the Age.
EDGE ODDS: The advantage or disadvantage of a player relative to all other players.
EDGE SHOT: A bet made from an advantageous position.
EIGHT BALL: $800.00
ELDEST HAND: The first player to the dealer's left.
ELIMINATION: Like Cincinnati, but cards matched with table cards are discarded (Weary Willie).
END BET: The last bet of an interval.
END BETS: Last-round bets.
END STRIPPERS: Cards tapered along the ends for cheating.
ENGLISH POKER: Draw played with a blind opening.
ENGLISH STUD: A stud game with a draw.
EQUALIZED: When all players have contributed the same amount of credits to the pot.
EQUITY: Your "rightful" share of a pot. If the pot contains $80, and you have a 50% chance of winning it, you have $40 equityin the pot. This term is somewhat fanciful since you will either win $80 or $0, but it gives you an idea of how much you can "expect" to win.
ETHICS OR ETIQUETTE: The understandings and courtesies of which violations do not constitute cheating.
EXPECTATION: Expectation is the rate of profit/loss you expect to make.
EXPECTATION/EXPECTED VALUE: (1) A term referring to the amount of you expect to gain on average if you make a certain play.
EXPOSED CARD: A card that inadvertently turns face up when it isn't supposed to, such as during the deal in a draw game.