light A hand that is not likely to be best. Usually used as an action descriptor; "call light", "3-bet light". See semi-bluff. limit 1.The minimum or maximum amount of a bet. 2.See fixed limit. limp, limp in To enter a pot by simply calling the bet to them instead of raising, called so because a player with a marginal hand may be willing to pay the minimum to see more cards, but would likely fold if the bet increased further. limp-reraise A reraise from a player that previously limped in the same betting round. I decided to limp-reraise with my pocket eights to isolate the all-in player. Also backraise.
live bet A bet posted by a player under conditions that give him the option to raise even if no other player raises first; typically because it was posted as a blind or straddle, or to enter a new game. live cards In stud online hold'em poker games, cards that will improve your hand that have not been seen among anyone's upcards, and are therefore presumably still available. In games such as Texas hold 'em, a player's hand is said to contain "live" cards if matching either of them on the board would give that player the lead over his opponent. Typically refers to a hand that is weak, but not dominated. live hand A hand still eligible to win the pot; one with the correct number of cards that has not been mucked or otherwise invalidated.