jackpot

Definitions:

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  • The accumulated stakes in a kind of poker that requires one to hold a pair of jacks or better in order to open the betting.
  • The largest prize or reward in various games or contests.
  • A lucky development or substantial success.
  • In <em>draw-poker</em>, a pot or pool in which the ante must be repeated until some player can open the betting with a pair of jacks or better.
  • In <em>lumbering</em>, an unskilful piece of work.
  • A pile of logs.
  • Same as jack pot. See under <xref urlencoded="jack">jack</xref>.
  • Any larger-than-usual gambling prize formed by the accumulation of unwon bets.
  • The highest gambling prize awarded in a gambling game in which smaller prizes are also awarded, especially such a prize on a slot machine.
  • An unusually large success in an enterprise, either unexpected or unpredictable, esp. one providing a great financial benefit.
  • to receive an unexpectedly large (or the largest possible) benefit from an enterprise.
  • A difficult situation.
  • A jumble of felled timber.
  • A money prize pool which accumulates until the conditions are met for it to be won.
  • A large cash prize or money.
  • An unexpected <xref>windfall</xref> or reward.
  • any outstanding award
  • the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)
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