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Cut the Pot

  1. Verb

    To take a portion of the pot to pay for a shared expense.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is done only upon agreement of all players. It is commonly done in social games for snacks or drinks.

    EXAMPLE: "Anyone want to cut the pot for pizza?"

    APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues

    SYNONYMS: Pot, Pot Out

    RELATED TERMS: Pot - [Item] Pot

  2. Verb

    To distribute portions of the pot to multiple players.

    EXAMPLE: "We were playing pot limit Omaha high-low, and I had the nut low. I lost the high, so we had to cut the pot."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    SYNONYMS: Chop

    RELATED TERMS: Quarter, Three-Quarter

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