In The Money
word type: poker slang
- When a poker player has lasted long enough to be guaranteed a payout in a poker tournament.
A poker player is said to be "in the money" when he or she guarantees himself a payout by lasting long enough in a tournament. Often times in big field tournaments a minimum of the top 10% will be "in the money" and be paid a prize.
Used in a Sentence
Norman Chad: "Ivey had an amazing 8 in the money finishes."
Doyle Brunson: "Sweet!"