Top Pair/Weak Kicker

What Does It Mean in Poker?

Top Pair/Weak Kicker (TPWK) means that you have pair with the top ranking card on the board, along with a low-ranking kicker.

For example, if you hold J4 and the flop comes J-2-3, you have TPWK with a pair of jacks and four kicker, which is the worst possible kicker in this case.

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