Poker, limits and betting India, 2021

Did you know that there are limits in poker?

There is something called limits in poker, but the betting limits refer to the amount with which the jurors can open and raise. Generally, in poker games we find the following types: no limit, pot limit or fixed limit.
  • No limit: in poker games with no limit betting structure, each player can bet or raise any amount, up to betting all the chips they have at any given time, in any betting round, and whenever it is their turn to intervene.
  • Pot Limit: In games with a pot limit betting structure, each player can bet or raise any amount, up to a maximum of the size of the total pot at that time.
  • Fixed Limit: In fixed limit betting structure poker games, each player can call, bet or raise, but only a fixed amount. The fixed amount of any betting round is set in advance.
Poker Limits

Do you know what table and all-in bets are?

You may have seen a poker scene in a movie or on TV in which a player is faced with a bet of more chips than he has, and is forced to play a watch, a car or some other possession to continue playing hand. This can be a source of tension, but poker is not really often played this way.

All games are played with so-called "table stakes", which means that only the chips that were in play at the beginning of each hand can be used throughout a hand.

The "table stakes" rule has an application called the "all-in" rule, which dictates that a player cannot be forced to forfeit a hand of poker due to not having enough chips to call a bet.

If a player does not have enough chips to call a bet, he is determined to go all-in. The player can win the portion of the pot that is triggered by his last bet.

Subsequent actions by other players will be part of a "side pot", which cannot be won by the player who has gone all-in. If more than one player goes all-in during a hand, there may be more than one side pot.

And if you realize, what appears in the movies they only do to make the plot more interesting but in real poker this is not done, as explained above

Example of all-in with two players

A $ 200 jackpot is found. You have $ 50 left and your opponent bets $ 200. If you want to call, you go all-in by putting your last $ 50 in the pot. In this case, your opponent takes his $ 150 first - the amount you couldn't match. The player with the best card wins the $ 300 - the original $ 200 plus $ 50 of each. So you can always go all-in.

There are two ways to go all-in: either because you decide to bet all of your chips, or because another player makes a bet equal to or greater than your chip stack.

In the event that a rival bet is greater than your remaining amount of chips, if you decided to call it, you would play for the rest of the chips you have left. For example, if there was a bet of 500 and we only had 300 chips, we would be playing only for 300.

In Poker the other 200 would go to another parallel pot for which you would no longer play, and if there were no more players, the player who bet first would recover the 200 chips left over.


In Poker, you can go all-in at any time during a no-limit game, in any betting round and in any phase you have the chips you have.
If you have fewer chips than the other players and more than one opponent points in the same play, parallel pots will be formed.

That is, you will play for a pot up to the total of your chips, and from there the rest of the players will fight between them by a parallel boat in which you will not be involved.
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