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    Hi all,

    There are two gamblers in a poker table. Gambler A has royal suit. Gambler B has a pair of Aces. Gambler A all in his chips and Gambler B follows. Now I have 2 queries:-

    (1) Can I say Gambler A all in his chips?
    (2) Can I say Gambler B risks a pair of Aces against a royal suit?

    Thank you!

    JY

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    There are two gamblers in at a poker table. Gambler A has a royal suit. Gambler B has a pair of Aces. Gambler A (...) all in his chips and Gambler B follows. Now I have 2 queries:-

    (1) Can I say Gambler A all in his chips?
    (2) Can I say Gambler B risks a pair of Aces against a royal suit?


    I'm no gambler, but here's what I think.
    Firstly, I'm sure you mean a "royal flush", not a "royal suit". A royal flush is ace/king/queen/jack/ten of the same suit.
    1) Gambler A can, bet/put in/put up/put down/throw in/risk/gamble, all his chips, and I'm sure regular poker players will have more possibilities.
    2) "Gambler B risks a pair of aces against a royal flush" as the narrator you can say this. But of course Gambler B is not consciously making this exact play because he doesn't know what Gambler A is holding. Gambler B is merely risking his aces against a strong hand or a bluff (because Gambler A has bet all his chips).


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    Default Re: gamble

    He's not risking his aces at all -- he's risking his money.

    You could say "he took a risk on a pair of aces."

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