The event or connected series of events, either real or imaginary, forming the subject of a play, poem, or other composition; the unfolding of the drama of events.
Used to describe the total bets placed in the pot by a player.
Refers to when players are betting and raising. "There's a lot of action on this table."
The betting in a hand or game. A lot of action means a lot of betting.
A player's turn to act. Check, Bet, Call, Raise and Fold are all actions players can make.
Total amount of money wagered in a game.
The movement of the pins caused by the bowling ball hitting them into each other and the kickplates.
How busy the table is. Or... wagers that are in play.
The value of bets laid out by a punter.
A players turn to act.
refers to the stakes involved in playing poker. A game that contains a lot of action alludes to the vast sums of money being played.
Term used in evaluation of a casino customer's slot play that represents all coins or credits played, including winnings that subsequently are played and lost. (Example: If a player inserts 20 Euro into a slot, wins 20 Euro on the first spin, and loses on every subsequent spin during a session, he has given the casino 40 Euro worth of "action".)
All of the money bet in a certain amount of time. For example, 10 bets of $10 equal $100 of action in a session of black jack.
As in, "At the Pool Room, there's action around the clock". Action is another word for gambling.
The movement of the plot. Work of players.
The action is the bet that's being given.
Playing for the cheese.
Any kind of bets or wager.
A wager that has been accepted.
A general term in gambling, referring to the amount of money played in a specific time period. For example, if a player places five $10 bets, the total action for that player is $50.
primarily action-oriented: lots of kick-punch-run-fight, and the song generally rocks.
An act by a landlord, such as raising a resident's rent, seeking to evict a resident, or otherwise punishing a resident because the resident has used the repair and deduct remedy or the rent withholding remedy, or has asserted other resident rights.
The total amount of monies wagered by players at a table.
The money you or another gambler has to gamble or wager (to put into action) slang: 'So whats your action" or" Whats the action" or" whats the minimum action on this table".
Total sum of all wagers. Also refers to gambling activities in general.
The money wagered by a casino player during the playing session.
The amount of calling and raising going on at the table to creating a large pot.
This means an opportunity to act;
the amount of money placed into the pot.
A word used to describe any form of gambling around a pool table.
(1) Opportunity to act. Example - “You're action, sir” meaning its your turn (2) Bets and raises. Example - “Three spades are on the board and there is a lot of action, someone must have made their flush
A move by a player
A general gambling term which refers to the total amount of money bet in a specific play or over a specific period of time. Ten bets of 20 dollars each is $200 of action.
Refers to the total amount of money bet in a specific period of time. Five bets of five dollars each is $25 of action.
Checking, betting, and raising.
(1) Opportunity to act. If a player appears not to realize it's his turn, the dealer will say "Your action, sir." (2) Bets and raises. "If a third heart hits the board and there's a lot of action, you have to assume that somebody has made the flush."
The amount of betting in a particular game.
A bet, raise, call, fold or check.
an act by a landlord, such as raising a tenant's rent, seeking to evict a tenant, or otherwise punishing a tenant because the tenant has used the repair and deduct remedy or the rent withholding remedy, or has asserted other tenant rights.
refers to the total amount of money bet in for a determined period of time.
The betting in a hand or game. A player who is said to give a lot of action is someone who bets a lot and plays many hands. A player who puts in the first bet is said to start the action.
Any kind of gambling.
The amount of money wagered. In poker, the placing of money into the pot.
Gambling and / or loose betting.
A fold, check, call, bet, raise, or showdown
Single bet of any kind or the total amount of money wagered
The term used by players describing the opportunity to play money games. When a player goes to a backgammon club they may ask if there is any 'action'.
Betting. When a pot has a lot of callers, or lots of raising, it's an "action pot". When a flop comes out with lots of high cards that are typically held by players (such as AKQ), this can be called an "action flop" because it's a flop that's likely to generate a lot of action.
Anytime a customer makes a bet, he has action, unless otherwise stipulated in the sportsbook's betting rules. For instance, baseball wagers typically have “no action” if one of the listed pitchers does not start.
The money wagered by a player during a full gambling session.
The amount of money gambled (put into the pot) by a player
These are exciting poker matches with a lot of action plays. Many times these games have many players involved. The game play is quick and exciting. Bets, raises, calls and folds are constantly being places. The pot is usually large and grows rapidly.
A check, bet, call, fold or raise.
When decisions are to be made. To make a decision to check, bet, fold or raise. It can also refer to a hand with lots of callers or raisers.
a game for money, as in, "Let's go in and see if there is any action." Or when inquiring about a pool room, a player might ask "Do they get much action in there?"
A player's turn to act; as in, "The action is on you Sir." Also can refer to much betting and raising, "That game has a lot of action."
Another term for "betting," that is, to start the action is to start the betting.
1. This is a term for the play a player makes e.g. Bet, Check, Raise or Fold. 2. Could be used to describe a game in which a lot of betting takes place. i.e. There is a lot of "action" in that game.
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generic term for a check, bet, raise, re-raise or anything else done by an active player during a round of betting
The process of checking, betting, calling, folding or raising.
A fold, check, call, bet, or raise. For certain situations, doing something formally connected with the game that conveys information about your hand may also be considered as having taken action. Examples would be showing your cards at the end of the hand, or indicating the number of cards you are taking at draw.
A wager. Total amount of money bet by a player throughout the course of an entire gambling session. Amount of money "put into action".
In baseball, placing a bet on the site no matter who pitches.
this means that a lot of people make their wagers at the table
a bet or a wager
A term used by Backgammon players for playing on real money.
1) When it is a player's turn to bet the "action" is on that player. 2) When there is lots of betting going on at a table it is said to have a lot of "action."
This can refer to either one bet, or to a lot of betting.
All of the bets which have taken place in a specific time.
These are high action matches, with exciting card hands which happen frequently. The pot will rapidly increase and great deal of money and winnings will be included.
Any wager. A bettor is said to be in action when having a bet riding on any sporting event or table game.
The amount of money a player bets during an entire playing session.
A player's turn to act. A bet, as well as all the calls of that bet. E.g., a player makes a $10 bet, and two other players call, he has $10 action in the pot and received $20 worth of action from the other players.
The act of putting chips in the pot, gambling of any sort.
Betting, raising, calling. A game with a lot of action whith lots of money changing hands. Such games should be sought after, because the more money moves, the more chances you have to win it.
The opportunity to act. "After Bob raised, the action was on Jim." Also: Bets, raises, and re-raises. "After seeing Jim re-raise him, and then Charlie re-raise again, Bob could barely believe how much action he was getting holding aces."
This refers to the frequency or occurrence of betting. In other words, if there is a lot of betting and raising, then there is a lot of action.
A live bet or bets.
Refers to betting, especially gambling (loose bets). The more betting in a game the more action there is.
The betting, opportunity to act. In the case when a player appears to not realize it's his turn, the dealer will say, "Your action, sir."
Betting, raising, and calling. A game with a lot of action is a game in which a lot of money is changing hands. These are good games to seek, because the more money moves, the more opportunity you have to win money.
The amount of money wagered over a given period of time. Used as a basis for judging comps.
A wager or bet. In baseball â€“ placing a bet, irrelevant who pitches.
(n). 1. A bet 2. A large amount of betting.
A baseball wager where no pitcher is specified.
The total money a player wagers during a session.
This is a general gambling term which refers to the total amount of money bet in a specific period of time. Ten bets of £15 each is £150 of action.
A bettor who has placed a bet is said to have "action". Slang term for bet.
The opportunity to act. If a player appears not to realize it"s their turn, the dealer will say "Your action, ma"am."
Betting. If someone says â€œthere has been actionâ€ then they are saying that there has been at least one bet in the hand. Also, the player whose turn it is to act is said to have the action. â€œThe action is on you Paul.
Action means bets. Having action means having a bet. Action has a special meaning for baseball bets: Its means the bet counts even even if there is a change in starting pitchers. If there is a pitcher change accompanied by an odds change, the action bettor will receive the new odds. The default is that the listed pitchers must start; to have action no matter who pitches, you must specify action when you make your bet.
Any betting or the opportunity to bet. So, in a poker context, you might say â€˜the action at the fi nal table was intenseâ€™, or â€˜is it my action?â€™ (meaning â€˜is it my turn to act?â€™). If youâ€™re always betting and raising, you might get known as an â€˜action playerâ€™.
The amount of money being wagered on a game.
(1) Your turn to act. "Action is on you" (2) Lots of betting and raising to make a big pot. "The paired and flushed board has created a lot of action"
Money that is being bet, or how much betting is going on. Games with a lot of action include heavy betting. Games with weak action are more timid and reserved.
Normally known as having money in a game (bet), but when you wager on baseball and you choose action, it means that you don't mind which pitchers are starting the game.
The act of betting, raising, checking, or folding. "Your action" means your turn to act.
A term for betting & raising. An action table involves players playing in several pots.
In poker, action is a play: a fold, check, call, bet or raise.
A general gambling term which refers to the total amount of money bet in a specific period of time. Five bets of $10 each is $50 of action.
A game in where there are a lot of players.
Opportunity or the turn of a player to act.
Amount of money put into play (action) during a gambling session.
To give action is to put money into the pot when someone else should be expected to win the hand. To receive action is to have someone else put money into the pot when you expect to win the hand. It's better to receive than to give.
A lot of bets or raises. "There was a lot of action when the board paired."
This is an action, such as a fold, check, call, bet, or raise that conveys information about your hand.
Your turn to act in the hand. When there is a lot of betting and raising. "There's a lot of action in this game”.
Amount of money bet or "put into action" by a player during entire playing session.
(1) Checking, betting or raising. (2) An "action" game is a game in which the players are playing a large percentage of pots.
Betting, raising, and/or calling. A poker game with "a lot of action" is a game a lot of money is in play.
An opportunity to Bet, Call, Raise, Fold or Check.
The amount of money wagered. The total action is the total amount of all wagers placed.
Any wager; The total amount bet, either from the bettor's point of view or that of the house. In baseball, placing a bet regardless who pitches.
Any bet or wager.
Checking/Betting/Raising. A game in which players are playing a lot of pots is considered an "action" game.
To raise, reraise, check, fold, call etc constitutes action. The dealer may say, "There was no action", meaning no one has called, folded, raised etc. Action also means there is a lot of betting and raising going on.
total amount of betting within a period of time.
A play such as a check, bet, raise, call or fold.
this is the amount of money wagered over a period of time. This is used to judge comps.
The total money wagered during a session.
Any check, bet, raise, call or fold by any player.
The total amount of money bet usually within a specific period of time. If you have played 20 hands and made a bet of ten dollars in each hand, then you have given the table $200 of action.
The placing of money into the pot. A table with a lot of action is one at which there are a lot of bets, raises, and re-raises - in other words, betting action. In most cardrooms, verbal comments like "I raise" are binding, and are therefore said to constitute action.
Bowling for money.
Refers to the amount of betting in a game. If someone notes that this hand â€œhas alot of action,â€ it is simply a note that there is quite a lot of betting and raising.
Any action in the game, including a fold, check, call, bet, or raise.
Is when the betting takes place.
n. Money that is being bet. "No action" means a hand or game has few bettors and fewer raisers. "Gimme some action" is ostensibly a plea for calls and raises.
A general description of the betting taking place at a particular poker table.
The amount of money risked by a player during their entire session.
general gambling term referring to the total amount of money wagered within a specific period of time. For example, ten bets of $20.00 each sum up to $200.00 of action. The term action typically refers to any kind of wager. It may also be used in much the same way as a movie director uses it. For example, if a player appears to be unaware that it is his/er turn to play, the dealer may say, "Your action, sir/maâ€™am."
A Bet Figure Amount owed to or by a bookmaker
The total amount of money a player bets in a game, during a specific period of time. A player buys in for $1000 at the Blackjack table and starts betting. The player alternates between wins and losses, and after an hour he has made bets totaling $2500, including double and splits. Then he gets up from the table with $500 in chips left, which he cashes for money at the cashier. The player's buy-in of $1000 represents the Drop for the casino, the $2500 of his Action represents the Handle for the casino and his loss of $500 represents the Win for the casino. [See Drop. See Handle. See Win.
Where two or more players become involved in a hand, there is action. If one player raised and the table folded, he would have received no 'action' for his bet. A lot of players betting would be 'heavy action'.
(a) Can be used as a general term for play. If a player does not realise it's his turn, the dealer says "Your action, sir." (b) Used also during bets and raises. "If a third heart hits the board and there's a lot of action, you have to assume that somebody has made the flush."
A wager of any kind
Term used to identify the total amount of money a player bets during the course of a session.
A term for "Betting." Initiating the Betting may be referred to as "Starting the Action"
the amount bet by a casino user while playing.
the amount of money wagered by a player.
Some Things say "Action: [do something]" - this is simply shorthand for "Instead of playing an Action, the Player who controls this card may [do something]." (The Thing card remains in play.) Note that this counts as an Action for all relevant purposes (a card which negated Actions could also negate an "instead-of" effect, for instance). Example: "Action: Draw two cards."
"Action" describes either the amount of money bet by a player or the total amount of money bet by a group of players over a specific time interval.
Bets or betting.
Any kind of bet
The betting. A call, check, raise, or fold.
A bet or wager. Also refers to a baseball bet that is valid regardless of pitcher.
The placing of money into the pot. If there are lot of bets and raises, there is said to be a lot of action.
Any actual betting or opportunity to bet.
A Sports betting wager of any type, a bet.