What does UTG stand for?

Under the gun

A Texas hold'em poker term that refers to the player just to the left of the big blind who has to act first before the flop (when the dealer's cards are dealt); generally considered the worst position at the table.


"I won big on that hand even though I was UTG."

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Last Updated: August 19, 2014

UTG definition

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