An abbreviation for “big blind” in Texas Hold’em. It refers to the larger of the two required pre-flop bets, Often referred to simply as ” the blind” whereas the small blind will always be called the “small blind.” The amount of the big blind determines the betting structure of the game in limit hold’em.

EXAMPLE “Every one folded to the BTN who raises. The SB folds and I wake up with pocket Aces in the BB and 3-bet.”

Related terms on

  1. SB
  2. Big Blind Special
  3. Blind
  4. Preflop
  5. Continuation Bet
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