Updated In May, 2013 - Every single hand in poker has developed its own name. We are all familiar with Big Slick (AK) and Pocket Rockets (AA) but there are many other nicknames for starting hands in online Texas Hold'em that are worth mentioning. These hand nick names refer to the two hole cards you receive in Texas Hold'em poker. Knowing the nicknames for starting hands in Hold'em poker will help you when you are playing online and offline. If you do not know the lingo in poker you will not be able to follow the conversations going on around you. Here is a brief list of the common hand nicknames in live and online poker.
That is just a few of the nicknames used at online poker tables for certain hands. There are many others and I will update this list in time. These poker hand nicknames are universal so you never have to worry about using a "old school" nickname.