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1. A card in poker that is dealt face-down and that the holder is not obliged to reveal before the showdown.
2. Informal Something held in reserve until it can be used advantageously.
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1. a card dealt facedown during the first round in stud poker.
2. something held in reserve until it can be used to advantage.
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|Noun||1.||hole card - any assets that are concealed until they can be used advantageously|
assets - anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
|2.||hole card - (poker) a playing card dealt face down and not revealed until the showdown|
stud poker, stud - poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt
playing card - one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
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