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The Clue

A couple of chips in the pot, maybe (4 letter answer)

The Answer




The answer ANTE is very common and appears about once every 22 puzzles.

Related Clues

Chip in
Add to the pot
An anagram for neat
Chip in a chip
Chip, maybe
Compulsory bet
Contribute to the kitty
Date preceder
Feed the kitty
Feed the pot
Ingredient in a pot
Initial stake
Kitty feed
Not post
Opening bet
Part of A.M.
Pay the kitty
Pay (up)
Poker prelude
Poker stake
Poker starter
Pot builder
Pot ingredient
Pot starter
Prefix for penultimate
Prefix with room
Previous prefix
Put up
Stud stake
Sweeten the pot
Contribution before the deal
Dealer's command, at poker
Gaming table fee
Kick in a poker chip
Prefix with cede or date
Prefix with room or date
Start a pot going
Stud player's stake
Word with bellum or meridiem
It may be upped
Amount of money that can be raised?
It may be raised at a table


ANTE as a noun:

1. (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot

ANTE as a verb:

1. place one's stake