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"S" Terms


  1. Noun

    All of a particular player's chips.

    EXAMPLE: "I won the showdown and added $30 to my stack."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Noun

    A pile of chips.

    EXAMPLE: "I try to avoid looking at my stack or playing with it too much when I am nervous. I don't want to give any tells."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  3. Noun

    A specific number of chips that are all of the same denomination, though not necessarily arranged into a pile.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The typical stack size is twenty chips. This is due to the fact that most chip racks hold five stacks of twenty chips each.

    EXAMPLE: "I'd like to buy another stack of blacks."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  4. Verb

    To arrange one's chips into a pile or piles according to their denominations.

    EXAMPLE: "Wow, what a huge pot. I bet it'll take me five minutes just to stack it."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  5. Verb

    To cheat by arranging the cards in a predetermined order.

    EXAMPLE: "The dealer was caught stacking the deck."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

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