table stake

noun

Definition of table stake

1 : a stake that a player places on the table at the start of a poker game or deal as the amount he is willing to bet and that may not be changed after the deal begins
2 table stakes plural : poker in which the betting limit for a player is the amount remaining in his table stake

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“Table stake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/table%20stake. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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