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"S" Terms

Spread Limit

  1. Noun

    A specified minimum and maximum wagering amount that allows players to make any wager equal to either the minimum or maximum or any amount between the minimum and maximum; as opposed to a structured limit.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Using a spread limit with a $10-$20 game, any bet raise or reraise must fall between $10 and $20 during every point in the game.

    EXAMPLE: "The spread limit was $10-$20."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Adjective

    That is played with specified minimum and maximum wagering amounts such that a player may wager either nothing or any amount between the specified minimum and maximum, rather than requiring wagers to be exactly the amount of the minimum or maximum; as opposed to structured limit.

    EXAMPLE: "I play spread limit Hold'em a lot, but I prefer no limit games."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    USAGE: Describes a game.

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