Talk:Big bet

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This sentence does not make sense to me: "In a $2/$4 Texas hold 'em game, the big bet would be $4, wagered in each bet of the last two cards. The $2 would be the small bet, wagered during all other bets of the game. Given that a small bet is generally half of a big bet and that a small blind is generally half of the small bet."

Doesn't $2/$4 mean $2 small blind, $4 big blind? By the logic above, a small bet is $4 (double the small blind) and a big bet is $8 (double the small bet), or have I missed something?Robogymnast (talk) 13:16, 8 July 2008 (UTC)

No, not in this context. Big bet is a limit term, not a no limit one. When talkking about limit poker "a 2/4 game" normally has blinds of $1/$2. In no limit, "a 2/4 game" would have blinds of $2/$4, with $4 the minimum bet at all times. Notice that the first phrase in the article does say this is about fixed limit betting games, not no limit. 2005 (talk) 23:06, 8 July 2008 (UTC)