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Live Game

  1. Noun

    A ring game, especially one in which no player is bankrolled by the house; a game in which every chip is live.

    EXAMPLE: "I typically play in live games. I try to avoid house players, and I just don?t enjoy tournament play as much."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Noun

    A game occurring in a land-based setting rather than online.

    EXAMPLE: "I've been playing in online real money games for a few months, and am starting to get confident enough in my skills that I might take a trip to the nearest cardroom to finally try a live game."

    APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues

  3. Noun

    A game in which players are particularly loose and aggressive; a game in which there is a lot of betting, raising, and reraising.

    EXAMPLE: "I just picked the first table with an open seat and joined in. It turns out it was really a rock garden, so I left in search of a live game."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

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