Stake - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Stake
Stake is a billiards slang term that is a part of Gambling and Betting Terminology.
A Stake is a portion of cash or collateral put up as a wager or bet in a billiard match. If you are a backer for a player, and put up $100 for that player, your stake is considered to be that $100 dollars.
An investor can also stake a player as an investment, in return for a cut of the profits. The term stake in billiards may also simply refer to the amount of money wagered on a billiard, pool, or snooker game.
See: stakehorse, back, backer, stakes, staking, stake horse for more on the meaning of "Stake".
Stake - Usage
I'm going to stake Jim's game tonight, because he is a sure thing.
Billiards - Stake
- Title: Stake
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 11/30/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:59 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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