Poker Dictionary
Monday, August 21, 2017
Browse By Letter
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | View All

Limp

Alternate Term: Limper


Limp
  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


Limper
  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




PokerZone is owned by Casino City, an independent directory and information service not affiliated with any casino. Warning: You must ensure you meet all age and other regulatory requirements before entering a casino or placing a wager. There are hundreds of jurisdictions in the world with Internet access and hundreds of different games and gambling opportunities available on the Internet. Do not assume that Internet gaming sites are in compliance with the rules and regulations of every jurisdiction from which they accept players. YOU are responsible for determining if it is legal for YOU to play any particular game or place any particular wager under the laws of the jurisdiction where you are located.