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Putting chips in your pocket or purse so the casino doesn't see how much you're winning.

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Describes a player who's a professional. Card counters prefer NOT to be rated. Can also refer to a rating given by casino hosts based on the amount lost, in which case the rating determines what comps are awarded to the player.

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$5 chip.

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Splitting a second pair after receiving another pair after the initial deal. (Resplitting is often not allowed.)

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A bet made by another player on someone's hand. This bet is placed behind the original bet.

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The mathematical chance of losing one's entire bankroll.

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(In card counting systems) The count from the beginning of the deck or shoe. The running count is updated by the value of the point count after each hand.

Same as the point count.

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