Having all of one's chips at stake in a particular hand. Having one player all-in does not prevent future action by other players. Any future wager or portion of a previous wager that the player is not able to call goes into a side pot that the non-contributing player is not eligible to win.
EXAMPLE: "I raise. I'm all-in."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
USAGE: Describes a player.
RELATED TERMS: Main Pot, Side Pot, Table Stakes
To wager all of one's chips.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: A player may go all-in to participate in hand that they would otherwise not have sufficient chips to call.
EXAMPLE: "I think you're bluffing. I'm going all-in."