buy-in

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buy-in (plural buy-ins)

  1. Support; agreement; approval; blessing (in a secular sense).
    Let's show the idea around and get buy-in from marketing.
  2. (poker) A tournament where a player must purchase all of his or her chips before the tournament starts.
  3. (poker) The amount that a player buys in for
    • 1983, David M. Hayano, Poker faces: the life and work of professional card players:
      When tournament players are eliminated but remain eager to win back their buy-in, side games often develop and upstage tournament play with limits exceeding those in the tournament.

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