word type: poker slang

  1. The act of firing bets into a pot on multiple streets.


When talking strategy, many poker players will talk about barreling off more bets. This is slang for the act of betting again on upcoming streets, most specifically the turn and river. Often barreling is synonymous with bluffing or with extracting proper value from a player that won't fold marginal hands.

More Information

For more details on barreling - including further explanation of the factors involved in barreling flops, turns, and rivers - please visit our double barrel page.