- Ante – This is also called boot. It is the amount of money the players need to wager before the cards are dealt
- Chaal – When you play Chaal in Teen Patti, you see your cards before placing the next bet. You will have to bet at least twice the current ante.
- Blind – Playing blind means making the next bet without looking at your cards. You can become a Chaal player at any time but then will have to follow the Chaal rules.
- Pot – This is where the bets are placed. It is the collection of the total wagers.
- Fold – When you think your card-hand isn’t good enough, you fold or pack. That is, you decide to quit the game.
- Raise – When you raise, you increase the bet amount to a maximum of 2x the previous player’s bet (if you play blind. If you play chaal you can raise 4x the previous player’s bet.
- Call – this is placing an equal amount to the previous players’ bet.
- Show – This happens at the end of the game when two players are left. Both of them will have to reveal their cards so that the winner can be chosen.
- Compromise – two Chaal players can at any time compare their cards. The player with the worst hand must fold.
Read more: Teen Patti Rules
- Fixed limit – Playing Teen Patti with a fixed limit means you cannot bet more than double of the last bet.
- Spread limit – you cannot raise your bet beyond an agreed amount, regardless of what the previous bet was.
Read more: Betting Limits
- Sidebets – These are optional bets made in the game. A player can choose not to place a sidebet but will also not be able to benefit from it.
- Post –This occurs when a player joins an Andar Bahar game again after taking a break. The player has to pay the amount of ante paid during the time he was absent.
- Trio – This is a set of three cards all of the same value. This is the best hand you can have in Teen Patti.
- Pure Sequence – A set of three consecutive cards of different suits.
Read more: Probabilities