Definition of Cover

In card games, cover has several meanings.

Definition of the term Cover - Poker DictionaryIn some games, it means to play a higher-ranked card on a previously played card. In Contract Bridge, it refers to a card that compensates for a partnerís loser. In a game like Spades, to cover means to make good on a bid.

In online poker, cover play is a slang term that refers to the inexact science of playing just enough hands to avoid the appearance of a hit and run on a bonus. Many poker rooms will ban players from bonuses for hit and runs.


Recent Articles That Include The Term Cover:

Pokernews To Serve as Live Reporting Partner For 2017 World Series of Poker

Phil Hellmuth is Finishing Up His Autobiography, "Poker Brat"

Benger/Kassouf WSOP Hand Makes TMZ

Arrest Warrant Issued for Ted Forrest

Shares of William Hill Up 5% on Buyout Interest

Back to the - Poker Dictionary