Calling Clock

word type: verb

  1. A request calling for a countdown clock, usually 60 seconds, to be started in order to force a player to make an action, usually granted by the dealer's discretion .

Tiffany Michelle Calls Clock

During the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event, noted female player Tiffany Michelle called the clock in a hand she wasn't even in involving Paul Snead. Snead was making a decision for over $12,000,000 in chips against Scott Montgomery and put extra pressure on a decision for all his chips. Michelle's actions for calling the clock in a hand she wasn't involved in received widespread criticsm.