The main pot
The main pot in a table stakes game where one or more players are all in. chase 1.To call a bet to see the next card when holding a drawing hand when the pot odds do not merit it. To continue to play a drawing hand over multiple betting rounds, especially one unlikely to succeed. Bob knew I made three nines on fourth street, but he chased that flush draw all the way to the river. To continue playing with a hand that is not likely the best because one has already invested money in the pot. See sunk cost fallacy.
check 1.To bet nothing. See main article: check. A casino chip. check out To fold, in turn, even though there is no bet facing the player. In some games this is considered a breach of etiquette equivalent to folding out of turn. In others it is permitted, but frowned upon.