Hello newbies! Let’s get started on our poker lessons for this week. As we begin with poker terms, this one is quite unusual and is a great reference to popular culture. Poker term ‘Dolly Parton’ is a nickname given to the Hold’em hand 95. This is with reference to the 1980s Dolly Parton movie ‘9 to 5.’
An American singer, songwriter, actress, author among other zillion things. Parton recently made headlines when she donated USD 1 Million to Vanderbilt University Medical center, which worked with Moderna, the drug company that developed coronavirus vaccines.
This American comedy film was released in 1980, and it was directed by Colin Higgins. The film traces the lives of three bold working women who make their fantasies come true; overthrowing their supremely dominant company. Dolly Parton starred in the film ‘Nine to Five’ and also wrote the song with the same name.
The poker hand is also called workers hand or office hours. In the previous year, the Dolly Parton challenge of uploading a collage of four photos with their LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Tinder images. This challenge had gained much traction across the globe and several Indian and global poker players also tried their hand at the challenge.
There must be several poker players who get a Dolly Parton whilst grinding live or online. One such instance occurred during the World Poker Tour, when poker pro Kelly Minkin held a Nine to Five hand and made her last moves on the WPT Main Tour. To learn more such poker terms you can take a look at our poker dictionary. We also have a collection of poker variants that you can check out. To read more about Poker, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com!
Manthra Koliyer is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She has an affinity for seeing the world through people’s eyes. With a bubbly fun personality, you can always catch her chatting with anyone she comes across. Holding an English Literature degree from Wilson College, Mumbai, this pop culture fanatic is ready to take on the world with a pen, paper, and microphone. She also actively works on her personal blog called namasteyconvict.blogspot.com, where for a moment she lets you into her drama-filled world.
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