• Edge describes the skill advantage a player has over an opponent or opponents. It literally means "edging out your opponent/s".
    "Having Edge" is important when table selecting. The old saying "If you do not know who is the fish at the table it is you." carries value. You always want to play against weaker competition because next to the opponents in most cases you have to also beat the rake.

    So your "edge" to play in a game must be high enough to compensate for the rake.

    "I felt comfortable playing in that game. Pretty much in the first orbit of playing I could spot my edge over most players at the table. In the end I had such a huge edge that I was able to profit regardless of the situations that occured!"

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