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Alternate Term: Limper

  1. Verb

    To call the minimum amount required in the first round of betting in order to establish or maintain a stake in the pot; to call the blind or the bring in without raising.

    EXAMPLE: "I didn't have a very strong hand but thought it would be worthwhile to see a flop, so I limped."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    SYNONYMS: Flat Call, Limp In

  1. Noun

    A player who makes the minimum required wager in order to maintain a stake in the pot in the first round of betting.

    EXAMPLE: "I was on the button with pocket Queens. There were 5 limpers ahead of me, and I was afraid of being outdrawn, so I made a sizable raise. Four of the limpers folded and the other called."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Flat Call, Limp In, Raise, Weak

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