Whether poker nicknames add a bit of humor and sociality to the game or are just made out of boredom in between deals, it is a known fact that poker is one of the great generators of nicknames both for its players, hands and its cards. While Texas Hold’em starting cards have inspired most of the two-card hand nicknames, some have their roots way back in the Wild West poker days.

The following list contains most of the popular poker card nicknames

AA

Pocket Rockets, Bullets, American Airlines

KK

Cowboys, King Kong, Kangaroos, Cowboy Wolford

QQ

Double date, Canadian Aces, Siegfried and Roy, Jailhouse Rock, Hilton Sisters

JJ

Fish hooks, Jail birds

10 10

Dimes

99

Wayne Gretzky, Popeyes

88

Snowmen, Two Fat Ladies, Racetracks

77

Sunset strip, Walking sticks, Saturn, Mullets

66

Route 66

55

Speed limit, Presto

44

Magnum, Sail boat

33

Crabs

22

Ducks, Pocket Swans

AK

Big slick,Walking Back to Houston,Anna Kornakovia, Santa Barbara

AK suited

Big Slick in a Suit

AQ

Big chick, Little Slick, Doyle Brunson

AJ

Black Jack, Jack-ass, Ajax

KQ

Royalty, Marriage

KJ

Kojak, King John, Tucson Monster

QJ

Maverick

J5

Jackson five

A3

Baskin Robins

Q3

Gay waiter, San Francisco Busboy

95

Dolly Parton

A8

Dead man's hand Back in 1876, a player named Wild Bill Hickock was shot after winning with it!

K9

Canine

J4

Flat tyre

92

Twiggy

72

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