What Does Misclick Mean?

What does the term "misclick" mean in the world of poker? What is a "misclick" in poker?

In poker, a "misclick" refers to when you are playing online and accidentally make a move through the wrong click of a button. For instance, let's say that you wanted to fold pre-flop and accidentally pushed all-in instead - this is a "misclick".

The term "misclick" has also been migrated over to the world of live poker. In live poker, a "misclick" refers to when a player does something stupid - for instance, let's say that they decide to push all-in with a weak holding pre-flop. If somebody calls them, they might joke about having misclicked, rather than making the obvious mistake that they made.

The definition of the term Misclick.  The Poker King defines the term and provides an example.

Online poker sites have made it harder to misclick over the years, though it still happens quite regularly. There is also the "fake misclick" when somebody does something crazy (like pushing in their entire stack pre-flop when they still have a healthy stack and there were no raises in front of them) in an attempt to induce somebody to call their strong holding.

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