VPIP

Poker term often used when utilizing poker tracker programs such as Poker Tracker and Holdem Manager. Abbreviation for “Voluntarily put money in pot.” It specifies what percentage of hands a player puts ‘voluntary’ money into the pot. Voluntary is any use other than the blinds and antes since in these situations it’s a requirement to invest money in the pot. A high VPIP (like -40%) indicates a loose style of play and when combined with a high PFR (preflop raise percentage) usually the player will show aggressive tendencies post flop.

EXAMPLE “Two players at my table had a VPIP of over 45% I didn’t want to leave the game.”

Related terms on PokerDictionary.net

  1. PFR
  2. HUD
  3. BWCT
  4. Preflop Aggressor
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