freezeout

[freez-out]
noun Poker.
a game in which each player begins with a predetermined amount of money and must withdraw from the game once that amount is lost, until one player is left with all the winnings.
Also, freeze-out.


Origin:
1850–55, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase freeze out

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