Glossary

Big Slick

Big Slick

The term Big Slick is used in Texas Hold'em Poker to refer to the starting hand AK (ace king). The meaning of the English adjective slick is ambiguous (slippery and appealing) and this ambiguity can also be applied to the starting hand AK: AK is indeed an attractive combination and belongs to the top 10 starting hands in Texas Hold’em, both suited and offsuit. However, it is also a "slippery" hand since it is often misplayed, which can result in big losses. Another well-known synonym used to denote AK is Anna Kurnikowa.