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What is Backdoor Flush Draw in Poker Terms?

A backdoor flush draw in poker refers to a situation where a player does not initially have a flush draw after the flop (the first three community cards) but has the possibility of completing a flush by the river if certain cards come on both the turn and the river (the last two community cards).

Example in Texas Hold’em:

  • Player has backdoor flush draw with hole cards A♥️ 2♥️ on the flop K♥️ 7s 3s.
  • Turn 5♥️ and River T♥️ completed a flush by the river.
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