A word of warning denoting that the king is in danger; such a menace of a player's king by an adversary's move as would, if it were any other piece, expose it to immediate capture. A king so menaced is said to be in check, and must be made safe at the next move.
To make a move which puts an adversary's piece, esp. his king, in check; to put in check.
To obstruct the motion of an opposing player by contacting him with one's body.
To pass the bet, with the option to call or raise later in the betting round. The same as betting zero dollars.
You check to stay in the game without making a further bet.
To bet nothing but remain in the contention for the pot.
a verbal statement made when a player wants to withdraw from the game
The opposite of bet. Opting to pass on betting. When you check, you can still call (or raise) another player's wager.
A negotiable icon used in games of chance. Checks are used in blackjack, poker, craps, and other games. They have a set value. Chips, on the other hand, do not have a specific value. More often than not, however, the term chip is being used instead of check.
To pass without betting, but remaining in the hand.
To bet nothing. ACasinoChip.
Not betting, aka pass. Possible only if no one has bet before you. If someone has bet out, you must either call, raise, or fold. Note that before the flop, checking is not an option, because the blinds constitute an initial bet.
The action of passing without betting. You waive the right to initiate the betting in the round, but you retain the right to bet in the future.
To check the hand on the table instead of betting.
An ATTACK (definition a)) on the King. In games between inexperienced players it is usual to announce "Check" to your opponent when attacking his King. If you play in adult tournaments you'll find that your opponents will probably not do this, expecting you to see for yourself if you are in check.
To stay in the game without making a bet. This option exists only if no one else has increased the stake.
To waive the right to initiate the betting in a round, While retaining the right to play as long as another player initiates a bet.
To bet nothing on your turn. Checking is typically signaled by tapping the table with your fingers twice.
To decline making a Betting Round's initial Bet and Pass the option to the next Active Player. After a Betting Round's initial Bet has been placed, players no longer have the option to Check and may only Call, Raise or Fold (see below).
To pass the option to bet, if a bet has not already been established; however, the player has the option to Fold, Call, or Raise once the action comes back to that player. Another word for "chip" or "cheque", as in poker chip.
To move the skater off the puck or away from the play.
any defensive or guarding tactic used by hockey players accomplished by moving their bodies against an opponent to get the puck away; there are two main types of checks: stick check and body check; these are only allowed against a player in control of the puck or against the last player to control it; checking with too many steps or strides becomes charging.
To directly attack or threaten to capture your opponent's king. Your opponent must then immediately drop whatever he was doing to fix the problem.
Not betting in a particular round. Only applicable if a bet has not yet been made.
obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
(chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
decline to initiate betting
place into check; "He checked my kings"
a bet of nothing
a controlled tap with a crosse on an opponent's crosse in an attempt to knock the ball free
a hit delivered with the hip and/or shoulder on the player who is in possession of the puck, or--to allow for the effects of momentum--the player who most recently handled the puck
A bet of zero or passing your turn.
To make no bet and wait to see the next card. Checking is action and means you get a card for free- no bet if everyone else also checks.
(1) If you do not bet on your turn you have checked. Action will either check around and you will get a free card or if someone else bets you will have the option to call, fold, or raise. (2) Another word for chips in a poker room. "Player checks on table 3" means you are requesting chips.
An attack on the opponent's King by either a piece or a pawn. (See also checkmate.)
When a player does not bet or call. He does not have to pay anything into the pot.
The act of attacking the opponent's king. When check takes place, a player usually calls out "check" so the opponent is aware of the threat. The opponent must get out of check on the next move, either by moving the King, capturing the attacking piece, or moving another piece between the King and the attacking piece.
If no one has bet before you on a betting round you have the option to check. It`s free and you send the action further to the next player.
to check the option of betting - can only be done if you're first to act, or if no one else has yet bet (in which case you either need to call, raise or fold). " On the river, I knew he wouldn't call with a worse hand, so when he checked, I just checked behind."
to defer to bet in a round until another opponent initiates the betting.
Any tactic used by a defensive player in an attempt to slow down an opponent and/or get possession of the puck. There are two main varieties: the body check and the stick check.
To bet nothing. A casino chip.
Check-Raise Chop Cold Call
to bet nothing; if no one has bet before you, you can check
When there isn't a bet placed on the table a player may essentially bet zero and pass the action on to the next player.
to bet no amount, play moves to the next player
RAISE The act of checking a hand, in hopes of luring your opponent to bet, so that you may then raise over him and build a bigger pot to win;
Forfeiting your right to bet first
A term that you will hear rather a lot of when playing the game. To check is to pass the opportunity to act on to the next player because you want to hide a strong hand, look to catch free cards, or don't know what you are doing. The most common is a) or b), but the act of checking suggests weakness. Be wary of checkers who raised prior to the flop.
Not betting, while reserving the right to call or raise later in the round; another word for "poker chip".
In poker, an announcement that a player wishes to stay in the game but not bet.
Also known as 'pass'. This is the option used by a player before a bet has been made, to not bet and pass the bet option to the next player. The player who has passed still remains in the game.
To pass your turn and not bet. You may have the option to call or raise later in the round.
When the king is directly attacked. The game is lost unless the king can be moved our of check, or another piece can be placed between the king and the attacking piece, or the attacking piece can be captured.
If no other bets have been made, you can check (pass), and wait to see if anyone else will bet. If everyone checks, then play moves to the next round.
If no one has actually raised the bet you can check which means you also do not raise the bet but you wish to stay in the hand.
To pass when you are not required to call and you decide not to raise.
If no one prior to you has raised the pot, you have the option of checking, which would mean that you want to stay in the round but donâ€™t want to add any money to the pot.
You have the option of doing nothing on your turn â€“ this is called checking. You make no bet. The other players will then either check around the table as well and you will get a free card, or if another player bets you will have the option to call, fold, or raise.
To abstain from betting.
A bet of zero that does not forfeit interest in the pot as long as no bets have been placed before the checker.
To decline the option to bet when no-one has yet put money in the pot.
If you want to stay in the hand but not place a bet, you may check when the action reaches you as long as no bet has been made. A check may be though of as a bet of zero value. The word check is also a synonym for poker chip.
An attack on the King. You do not have to announce “check”.
Pass the turn of calling the first bet in a betting round to the next player.
this means that the player has passed his opportunity to bet first onto the next player. The player doesn't bet, and as another bet has not already been made the player does not have to fold his hand
to give-up the right to start the betting in a round, you can still call
when a player decides to match the previous bet
See Chip. Color Up/Out: Exchange smaller denomination chips for larger denomination chips.
(1) To not bet, with the option to call or raise later in the betting round. Equivalent to betting zero dollars. (2) Another word for chip, as in poker chip.
To pass up on the option to bet when it's your turn. This is only allowed when nobody has made any bets in front of you on a specific round.
Neither betting nor folding. Only works when it is the first player to act in a betting round or if no one has made a bet. Everyone may check through the betting round.
When the action arrives to a player, if no outstanding bets are in place, the player may Check. That is to say, they are happy with the pot and don't wish to tender a raise/bet.
To not make a bet when it is your turn. It means, â€œI bet nothingâ€. Checking is not allowed if there has been a bet in front of you.
To possess the option to bet, but decline. A player cannot check once someone else has bet; at that point, the player must call, raise, or fold. But if no one has yet bet, a player can check, allowing the betting option to pass to the next player.
Clicking the check button allows you to stay in a game without placing any bets. Note that you can only check if no other bets have been placed in the betting round.
To stay in the hand but not bet or raise. Check allows you to stay in the game at no additional risk or cost to you. You may only Check if you are the first player to act in a round of betting or if all preceding players have Checked. Back To
Neither betting nor folding when play comes to you. Checking may only be done when you are first to act or placing a bet.
any contact initiated by a defending player against an opponent to get the puck away from him or slow him down; there are two main types of checks: stick check and body check; these are only allowed against a player in control of the puck or against the last player to control it immediately after he gives it up; checking after too many steps or strides becomes charging.
When it is a player's turn to bet and they choose to NOT make a bet but rather to "check". This also gives the player the option to call or raise later in the betting round.
To decline your option to bet, or to decline your option to raise in an un-raised pot if you're in the big blind.
To waive the right to initiate the betting in a round, but to retain the right to act if another player initiates the betting.
A player is checked when an opponent shoves or pushes him with his body or stick. The act is called checking, the hit is called a check. Pretty basic stuff.
When there is no bet already on the table for that current round of betting, you can "check" bet zero and pass the action on to the next player. If everyone checks, then play moves onto the next round.
Check refers to a King that is being attacked by an enemy piece. The King should move out of check, place another piece between the King and the attacking piece, or the attacking piece must be captured.
To pass without betting when no one before you has bet.
When a player does not bet, fold or raise. This is when a player chooses not to make any action. Checking may only be done at specific times during the game.
To not bet, or pass. Option is only available if no one has bet before you.
When no bets are pending, to pass your turn.
Not placing a bet but still remaining in the game. (You can only do this if on your turn, nobody else has yet placed a bet).
To refrain from betting. This is often indicated by a player tapping the table. The player may still call or raise if another player bets
If there has not been a bet made in a given hand, a player can "check," which means he is not betting and is letting his turn pass without increasing the amount in the pot.
When no call is required , to simply pass on betting and stay in the hand.
If there has been no betting before you in a betting round, you may Check, which is like Calling a Bet of $0, or passing your turn.
To basically skip your turn to bet. This still allows you to bet later in the round should anyone else bet. This is similar to betting $0.
a term for a chip in casino gambling
The act of passing on the opportunity to raise or bet, yet still stay active in the hand.
To pass the action to the next player without putting any money in the pot. This option is only available where you are the first to act, or where there has not yet been a bet.
When a player chooses to bet nothing, or refrain from making a bet. This option is not available after a player has made a bet.
Neither betting nor folding when play comes to you. You can only check when you're first to act or placing a bet.
To not bet but remain in the hand with the option to call or raise later bets.
To continue to play, without placing a bet.
In poker, passing without placing a bet. With a check, you stay in the running for the pot.
not to bet.
CHEC: Check express a situation where after the legal half-move of a chessplayer the opponent King is directly attacked. It is then an obligation, for the opponent, to take away the King from the attack. Three types of responses are in principle available: Capture the assailant piece. Interpose another piece of its camp. Move the King towards a square where it is not any more in Check. (Chess Rule).
To pass your turn when no bets have been made
To decide to not bet when it is your turn to act.
In a betting round, if there are no previous bets or raises on a hand, players can "check" the hand and continue to play without wagering any more money. You must "call" to stay in the hand if someone raises. You can signify a check by tapping the table twice, and/or saying "check".
To pass on your right to open a betting round.
If there has been no betting before you in a betting round, you may check. This is the equivalent of calling a bet of $0 â€“ passing your turn on to the next player.
If no-one before you has bet you may check, which in effect is like betting £0
When it is your turn and there are no bets to call, you may check and pass your turn to the next player without betting.
making no bet but staying in the hand. This can only be done if no one has made a bet before you.
Equal to betting zero chips when possible. If player is not required to call they are able to stay in the round without betting.
To pass on betting but you will get the option to call or re-raise if another player chooses to bet.
This refers to a no-bet / pass act, provided that no other bets have been made before, hence waiting to see if anyone else will bet. If all players check, then play moves to the next round.
To decline to bet when it is your turn (if there has already been a bet, a player may not check but must either call, raise or fold).
In casino gambling, a check is another term for a chip. In poker, a player can check in order to stay in the game but not bet.
By choosing to check, you are permitted to stay in a game without placing any bets. You may only do this if no other bets have been placed in that betting round.
v.i. To bet zero, when it is legal to do so. Frequently a sign of only a fair hand, but may be a bluff.
Continuing in a hand without increasing the pot's size, but retaining the option to bet, raise, or fold later.
This action is possible when no one RAISED the BET in BID. By check we mean that player is waiting for other players' move.
the markers used in place of currency. Also called "chips".
Term referring to the King being in danger of capture by an opponent's piece. Players may not move the King into check.
When you want to stay in the game but not place a bet. You can only check if no other bets have been placed in the betting round.
Declining to bet.
on clicking the check button you stay in a game without placing any bets. Note that checking is possible if no other bets have been placed in the betting round.
On the first bet of the round, the first player can Check (Pass) and bet zero.
If no one has bet before you in a betting round, you have the option to check. This means that the action moves past you and the next player decides what to do (it is the equivalent of calling a bet of $0).
(1) To pass without betting. (2) Another word for "chip", as in poker chip.
If no one has bet and it is your turn, you may 'check' to signify passing the initiate to the next player without risking money. (exception=7 card stud)
In a casino, another term for Chip. In Poker, to stay in the game without placing a bet.
If there's no bet on the table and you don't want to place a bet, that action is termed a check. You may only check when there are no prior bets or blinds made on that round.
In games such as chess, shogi, and xiangqi, a check is an immediate threat to capture the king (or general in xiangqi). A king so threatened is said to be in check. In friendly games, it is customary for a player checking the opposing king to warn the opponent by saying "check".