As the name implies, you come into a good hand through the backdoor, not the main door. In other words, you might be holding Ah 3h. On the flop you get one spade and perhaps a card to pair your ace or trey, which gives you a nice draw. And when you make the flush, you've made it through the backdoor
adj. A long shot draw requiring two additional cards (on the turn and river). A backdoor flush. A backdoor straight or flush alone is not worth much. See also runner-runner.
Making a hand that you originally werenâ€(tm)t drawing to or trying to make.
The possibility of making a draw that requires that you catch two more cards. A backdoor draw is usually not strong enough on its own to pull for as the odds against making your hand are high. A backdoor draw is much more valuable when combined with either a made hand such as top pair or a second draw.
Make a hand by catching on the to last cards
A draw requiring two or more rounds to fill. For example, catching two consecutive cards in two rounds of Seven-card stud or Texas Hold'em to fill a straight or flush. A hand made other than the hand the player intended to make. I started with four hearts hoping for a flush, but I backdoored two more kings and my trips won.
To make an unexpected good hand from the last 2 cards(turn and river) after the flop.
A draw that needs both the turn and river card to improve. The same as runner-runner.
Also known as runner runner this is when in holdem or omaha you catch the turn and river to make your hand. For example you have Ah 5h and you get a flop Kh Jc 5c, if the turn and river are both hearts you have made a backdoor flush.
a draw that requires two cards in a row to complete, e.g. having three of one suit on the flop in hold 'em means you have a backdoor flush draw: you will have a flush if two more of that suit come on the turn and the river.
When you catch the Turn and the River to make your drawing hand. Example: You have As- 7s. The Flop is Ad-6c-4s. Your bet is called. The Turn is Ts. Everyone checks. The River comes up Js. This means you have made a “backdoor” nut flush. (See also “Runner
Hitting a perfect turn and river card to make a drawing hand. For example, you have two clubs in your hand and there is only one club on the flop. You hit a club on the fourth card and another club on the fifth card to give you a flush.
A really enjoyable situation as a poker player this is where you have just made a very large hand but actually intended to hit some other hand. For example you were playing for 3 of a Kind but instead hit a Straight on the River. You would be said to have hit a “Backdoor Straight”.
Making a hand other than the one originally intended.
Making a hand other than the one intended on the turn and/or river.
Used to describe a hand made, when the intention was to make a completely different hand.
Catching two cards in a row in order to complete a hand, such as a flush or a straight.
Catching both the turn and river card to make a drawing hand. For instance, suppose you have As-7s. The flop comes Ad-6c-4s. You bet and are called. The turn is the Ts, which everybody checks, and then the river is the Js. You've made a "backdoor" nut flush. See also "runner."
A term for a flush or straight that was made with one card from the flop and both the turn and river card.
not to make the hand that you intended, but to make another.
inadvertently making a different hand from the one originally being drawn to. Example: a player holding a six and a seven, looking at a flop showing a three, six, seven, could make a "backdoor straight" if the turn and river brought a four and a five
Catching both turn and river cards to make a hand, e.g. With two hearts on the flop, two more arrive by the river to make a ‘backdoor' flush.
Making a hand other than the one intended. Example: Having J/10 of Clubs with a flop of A of Clubs, 5 of Clubs. 6 of Spades. The turn and river are K & Q of Hearts. You made a straight instead of the intended (and more likely) flush.
Two cards in a row that make a hand. For example, spades on the turn and river that fill in a flush would be a backdoor flush.
Catching two cards in a row, on the turn and the river, to complete a hand
A hand that is completed with the last two board cards.
Making a hand unexpectedly. For example, holding a 6 and an 8 suited (seeking a flush draw), and flopping 4, 5, 7 unsuited to make a backdoor straight.
Making an unintended hand
Making a hand by catching both turn and river cards. Common usage is "catching a backdoor flush" or "backdoor straight".
To make a hand you didn't expect to make by catching 2 cards that you needed to complete the hand. (Ie. In Texas Holdem, if you have one spade and there are 2 on the flop and there are spades on both the turn and the river, then you have made a flush back door. (Also called Runner Runner)
Getting strong cards on both the Turn _and_ the River to make a hand. AKA Runner.
Using one or both of the last two cards (turn and river) to create a drawing hand
Catching both the turn and river card to make your hand. For instance, if the turn and river cards are both spades and make you a spade flush you have made a backdoor flush.
Catching both the turn and river card to make a drawing hand. For example, a Player has As-7s. The flop comes Ad-6c-4s. The Player bets and is called. The turn is the Ts, which everybody checks, and then the river is the Js. The Player has made a “backdoor” nut flush.
A draw that requires the turn and the river card to make your hand. For example you have 1 club, there are 2 clubs on the flop and you need the turn and the river card to be clubs to make a backdoor flush.
Making a hand you weren't playing for - you play for a full house but make a flush;
To use both the turn and river card to make a winning hand which is not the one that was initially intended.