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

Related Clues

Chip in
Penny ___
Advance amount
Beginning pot
Cash for cards
Chip in a chip
Contribute to the pot
Cough (up)
Feed the kitty
Feed the pot
Gamble chips
Homophone for auntie
Initial chip
Kick in, say
Kind of chamber
Kind of room
Part of a.m.
Pay, with "up"
Penny, perhaps
Play money?
Poker stake
Pot builder
Pot ingredient
Prefix with chamber
Prefix with room
Put up
Show that one's in?
Start a pot
Start the pot
Temporal prefix
Bread on the table, maybe
It's just for openers
Make pots, in a way
Pay one's share
Poker player's payment
Prefix for room or date
Put up a stake
Starter for date or cede
This precedes bellum
It goes in the center of the table
It may be upped
Put down some chips


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