Following almost two weeks’ worth of suspense-building anticipation, Super Bowl 50 is nearly here!
Like poker, football has its own extensive terminology which sometimes can seem like a foreign language to those who are less familiar with the game. The Super Bowl is such a television spectacle it always attracts viewers who otherwise don’t watch football, and to them some of the terms being used might be confusing.
In fact, a lot of terms used in football turn up in poker, too, although with different meanings. As a nod to tomorrow’s big game, today’s installment of “The Weekly PokerNews Strategy Quiz” highlights eight terms used in both football and poker. Get six or more right and you pass the quiz, and if you happen to miss one you’ll get an explanation of the correct response.
Enough with the hype. Let’s kick this thing off...