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Alternate Term: Caller

  1. Verb

    To match all previous bets without raising; when a bet is required in order to maintain eligibility to win the pot, to make the minimum required bet.

    EXAMPLE: Player A says "I raise $10." Player B, deciding to stay in that hand, puts $10 in chips in the pot and says "I call."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Noun

    The bet made in order to match an opponent's previous bet and to retain eligibility to win the pot.

    EXAMPLE: "There weren't any reraises last hand, just a bunch of calls."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  1. Noun

    A player who has matched all previous bets without raising.

    EXAMPLE: "There was a raise and three callers. Even though I didn't think the player who raised had a good hand, I figured with so many callers one of them had to have me beat. I decided to fold."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Crying Call, Flat Call, Raise, Smooth Call

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