Definitions for "Stakes"
Keywords:  purse, nominated, horse, race, invited
Race Highest class of race, reserved for the best horses.
A race for which the owner usually must pay a fee to run a horse. The fees can be for nominating, maintaining eligibility, entering and starting, to which the track adds more money to make up the total purse. Some stakes races are by invitation and require no payment or fee.
(i) Prizemoney, or (ii) A Feature race
Keywords:  gamist, gamism, victory, lost, defeat
In GNS theory, what stands to be lost and/or gained during Gamist play; the term may be applied at either or both Step on Up or Challenge levels of play. References: Gamism: Step On Up
That which can be gained in victory or lost in defeat.
Welcome to the Hellmouth - S1 - Traditional weapon of the Slayer.
Keywords:  bet, game, richer, increments, slash
adj. The bet level of a game, either generic ("high stakes"), or specific (" 3/6").
In Limit games, Stakes are the fixed amount for bets and raises.
The minimum bets for the table, usually show as two figures separated by a slash (such as 2/4 or $5/$10). The Stakes give an indication as to how rich a table is - how fast and high the pots may grow. The higher the stakes, the richer the table. The first figure is the minimum bet for the first two rounds (Pre-Flop and Flop), and the second is for the final two rounds (Turn and River). There are no currency symbols for Free Play table stakes. The minimum bet in No Limit and Pot Limit games is the same for all rounds, but the stakes are still represented as two figures ($5/$5). Back To
Keywords:  rpgs, implicit, conflict, combat, death
( link / ) What is at stake for each of the parties involved in a conflict. Stakes are implicit in most RPGs ( PC death is at stake in nearly every combat, for example), but some RPGs have rules for setting them.
Rigid forms, typically of steel, against which metal is hammered to create volumetric forms in a process called “raising.
Keywords:  protagonist, gamble, risk, fails, what
What's at risk if the protagonist fails.
the money risked on a gamble
Keywords:  won, available, amount
The amount available to be won.
Keywords:  shoe, layout, pitched, target, section
The stake is the target at which the shoe is pitched. (See II – SPECIFICATIONS FOR COURT LAYOUT, Section B.7)
Keywords:  stamping
Stamping Stamping
Keywords:  colours, check, rules, local, identify
Identified by different colours. Check the local rules to identify what the colours mean.
Keywords:  buy, see
See buy-in.