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pocket cards, hole cards

German translation: Handkarten

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English term or phrase:pocket cards, hole cards
German translation:Handkarten
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04:05 Mar 10, 2008
English to German translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / poker
English term or phrase: pocket cards, hole cards
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_poker_terms#hole

the two cards that you receive face down, and only you can peek at. This is in contrast to the community cards that everyone sees and everyone shares.

I know that German poker players also use the English loan term "Pocket Cards", but I'm wondering if there's ever a German term used for these.
xyz abc
Canada
Local time: 19:41
Handkarten
Explanation:
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Note added at 2 hrs (2008-03-10 06:54:25 GMT)
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http://www.pokerstars.de/poker/games/omaha/high-low/
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Anne Spitzmueller
Germany
Local time: 02:41
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5 +1Handkarten
Anne Spitzmueller


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Handkarten


Explanation:
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Note added at 2 hrs (2008-03-10 06:54:25 GMT)
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http://www.pokerstars.de/poker/games/omaha/high-low/


    Reference: http://www.poker-institut.org/omaha-regeln.html
Anne Spitzmueller
Germany
Local time: 02:41
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 8

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agree  Chris Weimar (M.A.)
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  -> Danke, Christian!
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