bankroll 1. The amount of money that a player has to wager for the duration of his or her poker career. To fund someone's participation in a game. As in, "John bankrolled Kate's $5,000 entry fee into the tournament." Compare with "staking". bankroll management Choosing the correct stakes and game type to avoid exhausting one's bankroll during downswings. behind 1.Not (currently) having the best hand. I'm pretty sure my pair of jacks was behind Lou's kings, but I had other outs, so I kept playing.
Money on the table
Money on the table but not currently in the pot, which can be bet later in the hand - He bet $50 with $100 behind, so I folded my low pair Money in play but not visible as chips in front of a player. For example, a player may announce "I've got $100 behind" while handing money to a casino employee, meaning that this money is "in play" and he may bet or call with that money even before the chips are brought to him. bet 1.Any money wagered during the play of a hand. More specifically, the opening bet of a betting round.