1) A rule in some cardrooms where a player can enter a table in the small blind
by putting in two big blinds (one dead and one live). The hand after this, the player gets to play on the button
(hence buy the button
2) A tactic used by players in late position
. A player in late position
to get the button
and play in last position
Example: 1) I hate buying the button since I am effectively in for four big blinds with the worse position on the table.
2) I almost always raise from the cutoff hoping the button will fold. I love buying the button.
Created by BooG690
on 14 Sep, 2009
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