Betting A-Z: K – The Ultimate Encyclopaedia for All Your Betting Needs
Keep as is: To maintain the current status or condition of something without making any changes.
Keep the cards high: To hold onto playing cards that are high in rank and can potentially win the hand.
Keep the cards low: To hold onto playing cards that are low in rank and may not be helpful in winning the hand.
Keep the change: To retain the difference between the amount paid and the exact cost of a transaction.
Keep the pot small: To avoid making large bets in order to limit the amount of money in the pot.
Keep them honest: To ensure that all players in a game are playing fairly and following the rules.
Keno: A gambling game where players select a set of numbers and hope that they match the numbers drawn.
Kentucky Derby: A famous horse racing event held annually in Louisville, Kentucky.
Kentucky Futurity: A prestigious horse race for three-year-old trotters held annually at The Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky.
Kentucky Oaks: A major horse race for three-year-old fillies held annually at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
Key bet: A bet that is considered crucial or pivotal to a larger gambling strategy.
Key bet in roulette: A type of roulette bet where the player places chips on a specific number and its surrounding numbers.
Key horse: The horse that a bettor believes is most likely to win a race.
Key number bet: A bet on a specific number that the bettor believes will be significant in the outcome of the event.
Key numbers: In sports betting, the numbers that are considered most likely to result in a margin of victory or defeat that is favorable to bettors.
Kicker bet: A type of bet in which the player bets on the outcome of a kicker draw in video poker.
Kicker card: The card in a hand of poker that is used to break ties between hands of the same rank.
Kicker controversy: A dispute in poker over which kicker card should be used to break a tie between hands of the same rank.
Kicker controversy in poker: A disagreement over which kicker card should be used to determine the winner of a hand in poker.
Kicker debate: A discussion or argument over which kicker card should be used to break a tie in poker.
Kicker draw: In video poker, a feature that allows the player to discard and replace the non-winning cards in their hand, with the aim of obtaining a better kicker card.
Kicker game: A variation of poker that uses kicker cards to break ties between hands of the same rank.
Kicker problem: A situation in poker where two players have hands of the same rank, but different kicker cards, leading to a dispute over the winner of the hand.
Kicker rule: The rule in poker that states that in the event of a tie between hands of the same rank, the hand with the higher kicker card wins.
Kill button: In a game of poker, a button that indicates which player has won two consecutive pots.
Kill pot: A variation of poker where the player who wins a certain pot size triggers a “kill” that forces the betting limits to increase.
Kill the pot: In poker, to end a hand by forcing all players to fold, resulting in the winner taking the pot.
King crab: In sports betting, a type of wager that combines several bets into one, typically involving three or more teams or outcomes.
King crab legs: In horse racing, a term used to describe the final stretch of a race where the horses are vying for the lead position.
King of the hill: In sports betting, a term used to describe a team or player that is currently the best or most dominant in their respective league or competition.
King prawn: In sports betting, a type of wager that involves predicting the outcome of a single event or game.
King salmon: In horse racing, a term used to describe a horse that has won three consecutive races.
King-high: In poker, a hand that includes a king as its highest-ranking card.
Kingfish: In sports betting, a slang term for a heavy favorite in a game or match.
Kings or better: In video poker, a minimum hand requirement where a pair of kings or higher is needed to win a payout.
Knock-on: In rugby betting, a term used to describe when a team loses possession of the ball due to an accidental forward pass.
Knock-on effect: In sports betting, the ripple effect that occurs when one event or outcome influences other related events or outcomes.
Knockdown: In boxing or MMA betting, a term used to describe when a fighter is knocked to the canvas.
Knocked down odds: In boxing or MMA betting, the odds offered on a fighter to win after being knocked down.
Knocked out of the pot: In poker, to lose a hand and be forced to forfeit any bets made during the hand.
Knocking out: In boxing or MMA betting, a term used to describe a fighter winning by knockout.
Knockout blackjack: A variation of blackjack where the goal is to win the hand by getting a total of 21 or less, while also having a higher hand than the dealer.
Knockout odds: In sports betting, the odds offered on a player or team to win by knockout or stoppage.
Knockout poker: A format of poker where players are eliminated from the game after losing a hand, until only one player remains.
Knockout stage: In soccer betting, the stage of a tournament where the losing team is eliminated from the competition.
Knockout tournaments: In sports betting, tournaments where players or teams are eliminated after losing a game or match.