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Capped vs Uncapped

Discussion in 'The Poker Room' started by mosezgo, Feb 19, 2015.

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  1. mosezgo

    mosezgo Tourist

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    Please pardon my ignorance. Can someone tell me what the difference between "capped' and 'uncapped' games are at the casino's. I've found a lot of strategies but don't really understand the verbiage.

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  2. shifter

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    depends on the game.

    capped in a limit game means there's a limit on the total number of raises each round. usually 3.

    in a high stakes no-limit game, capped means there's a limit to what you're risking any one hand.

    so you may have $500k on the table, but the game is capped at $100k means going "all-in" is betting 100k and can't be raised.
     
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    Thank You
     
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    I no limit it can also apply to your buy in. As in some 1-2 games you can only buy in for 300, but others you could buy in for 100k, because its uncapped
     
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    This is not correct for NL in Las Vegas. A capped no limit game means that the amount you can buy in for is capped in some way. Betting is table stakes, you can go all in for whatever you have on the table and only have to (or may) cover any bet up to what you have on the table. Arizona ran or at least used to run "NL" games that were structured like shifter says, but that was because a state law limited the maximum bet size in gambling to $500.

    In limit poker, the cap is the number of bets allowed per round as shifter says, with the exception that some houses will allow unlimited raises if the betting is heads up at some point.
     
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    You're talking small games. I'm talking high stakes. Both are correct.
     
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