Poker Dictionary
Tuesday, April 23, 2024
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  1. Noun

    A wager, especially the opener; the act of putting chips into the pot.

    EXAMPLE: "There was a bet, a raise, and a re-raise during the hand."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Verb

    To place a wager, especially the first wager in a round; to place chips into the pot; to open.

    EXAMPLE: "I bet $100 then my opponent raised and I called."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  3. Noun

    A player's action; turn to play.

    EXAMPLE: Player A: "Hurry up." Player B: "Oh, sorry. I didn't realize it was my bet."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  4. Noun

    An amount of chips equal to the maximum betting limit.

    EXAMPLE: "I would have had to put in three bets to call and my hand wasn't that strong, so I decided to fold."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  5. Noun

    The amount of chips required to maintain eligibility to win the pot; the amount of money or chips required to call.

    EXAMPLE: "What's the bet?"

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

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