word type: poker slang
- The amount of money taken out of a prizepool or wager by the entity that is offering the betting action.
- Money, power, respect.
Fresh Squeezed Juice
Here are some common examples of juice in gambling scenarios:
- A sports book will pay out a winning bet minus 10%. That 10% is the juice.
- In a poker tournament that has a buyin of $15,000 + $400, the $400 "entry fee" is the juice, the amount of money the house is collecting in addition to the buyin.
Money, Power, Respect
Here is a scene from the 1992 film Juice, a movie about inner city crime and culture: