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My table had a question about all in.

Player A has a remaining bank roll of $100 and Player B has $50 remaining. It is player A's bet, and he says "all in" and pushes his chips into the middle. It is the river, and no bets have been made this round.

Player B only has $50, and says "all in" as well.

Player B ends up winning, does he win Player A's whole $100 or only $50?

Thank you, Best, Seth

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You can never win more from a given player than you bet. Neither can you win more from them than they bet.

Player B bet $50 and only had $50 at risk, and so can only win $50 from B. Player B is technically "all in for less" and the dealer will sometimes call it as such to make it clear that Player B didn't call the whole amount.

If there was a Player C also in the pot for at least $50 and Player B still won, she would also win $50 from Player C. In that case, supposing Player C had $100 in the pot, then whoever had the better hand between Player C and Player A would win the remaining $50.

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