The phrase one eyed jacks refers to two of the jacks in a standard deck of playing cards: the Jack of hearts and the Jack of spades. In a standard deck, the men drawn on these cards are drawn facing sideways, so that only one of their eyes is shown (hence, they appear to be "one-eyed"). The other two jacks are drawn facing the viewer so that both of their eyes are shown:
At some point, playing cards graduated from having wildly varying designs to having a standard design. Kings of Hearts are now "suicide kings," because of the sword behind their head, and Jacks of Spades and Hearts are "one eyed jacks." The only way to get those nicknames is standardized imagery.
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If you have played cards for any length of time you will have encountered the “one-eyed” cards. There are two one-eyed jacks in a standard deck of cards, and (less known) there is a one-eyed King as well: Diamonds. There is something unmistakably significant about these cards, and that’s why they are most often regarded as the intuitive choice when selecting “wild” cards for a variety of different poker games.
The phrase one-eyed royals is jargon referring to the three face cards showing only one ...
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The King of Diamonds is the true father of all one-eyed Knaves (Jacks). One-eyed Royals - the jack of spades and jack of hearts (often called the "one-eyed jacks") and the king of diamonds are drawn in profile; therefore, these cards are commonly referred to as "one-eyed".