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Poker games that are considered to be the highest of stakes across live card rooms and online sites. Generally, a game is considered nosebleed at stakes higher than $100/$200 for No Limit Hold Em' and Pot Limit Omaha and $500/$1000 for fixed limit games. These games require buy-ins that range from 5 figure sums to 8/9 figure sums. They are the biggest games available and are generally populated by the top professionals and successful amateurs. The nosebleed games are usually found on the Full Tilt Poker and Poker Stars online poker sites. These sites spread games that reach $500/$1000 for Pot Limit Omaha and No Limit Hold 'Em games and $1500/$3000 for Limit games. Bobby's Room at the Bellagio Casino and the Aria in Las Vegas host nosebleed games that have seen stakes such as $4000/$8000. Top professionals also currently play in nosebleed games in private Macau games. The aggressive nature of top players and the extremely high buy-ins lead to swings that easily surpass a million dollars. A strong bankroll is necessary to play in these games.
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    The best possible made hand on a given board. The Nuts can refer to the best pos...

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    Nut low

    This hand refers to best possible low hand in games that have a low component - ...

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    Negative expected value (-EV)

    A decision in poker that leads to the theoretical loss of money over the long te...

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    No limit

    It refers to the betting structure of any poker variant. In No-limit, a player c...

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    A poker player who is considered to be very tight or overly cautious. A nit will...

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    Nuts (alt)

    Having the 'Nuts' in poker is having the best hand you can have in the game. No ...

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    Nut flush

    A nut flush is a term for an Ace-high flush, which is the strongest flush (outsi...

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    No limit (alt)

    No Limit refers to poker games where there is no cap on the amount of chips/mone...