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The Clue

Certain pile of chips (4 letter answer)

The Answer




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

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The "A" in A.M.
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Initial stake
Kind of chamber
Kind of room
Kitty contribution
Kitty sweller
Pay to play
Play money?
Poker stake
Poker term
Pot foundation
Pot starter
Prefix with chapel
Prefix for diluvian
Prefix with room
Prime the pot
Prior (to): Prefix
Starting stake
Blue chip, maybe
Dealer's command, at poker
Pay to play, with "up"
Requirement for some games
White chip, often


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