Definition of Broadway



What does the term "Broadway" mean in the game of poker? What is the definition of the term "Broadway" in poker?

In poker, "Broadway" is the name that is given to an Ace-high straight.

For instance, let's say that you are sitting in a $1/$2 No Limit Hold'em cash game at your local casino.

Definition of Broadway - Poker DictionaryYou are dealt Kh-Qh on the button. Action folds around to you, and you put in a standard pre-flop raise. The small button folds, while the big blind calls.

The flop brings Js-10s-Ad, which gives you the Ace-high straight, as your hand is:

Ad-Kh-Qh-Js-10s

The commonly used term for this hand is "Broadway" - if you use that term when you flip over your hand, everyone will know what you are talking about.

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