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Just out of curiosity how much do you typically tip the dealer after each hand? I typically do $1 per pot, but have seen people do anything from 50c to over $15. One guy the other night won a small pot, around 8 or 9, and just told dealer to keep it all.
 
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Assuming this is 300NL Holdem, I tip $1 for every $20+ pot, and I might even go $5 on $200+ pots.
 
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Generally I tip 1 dollar a pot and maybe 3 if the pot is bigger or there was side action.
 
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Really noob/rookie/whatever you may want to call, but why tip the dealer? It's common doing this? I understood at the end of the game if you won well, give one tip, but every pot? Would like some lights, thanks!
 
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Yeh, tipping one time at the very end seems sufficient to me.
 
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i tip like 2-3 per hundred cause thats a fair tip in my eyes and they appreciate it
 
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It really depends on game and country. In cash games I would tip in USA (where most of dealers salary comes from tips) but wouldn't do it in finland (salary is ok + tips go to the shared pool).

MTTs no tipping mostly (though 1% of result if there's no hidden 3% extra rake already).
 
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1$

no matter if the pot is small or big
 
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Im a dealer and Ive been tipped anywhere from $1 to $75
 
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at the limit of 5 or 10 if it is a big gain but 1 dollar it is reasonable.
 
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Depends

Just out of curiosity how much do you typically tip the dealer after each hand? I typically do $1 per pot, but have seen people do anything from 50c to over $15. One guy the other night won a small pot, around 8 or 9, and just told dealer to keep it all.

Well i normally go according to pot size and winning. anywhere between 1 to 5% of the winning of a pot. Less then 1% if i am down on my luck. Everytime there is a change of dealer i give a welcome to the table 1$. i only play 1/2$ live games:jd4:;):jd4:
 
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I typically play $1-$2. Usually I tip $1, up to $2-$3 on big pots (>$150). If I take a pot with no pre-flop action I don't tip.
 
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Almost every book I have read on poker that has discussed the topic of tipping will tell you to tip based off of your profits at the end of your session. The % is completely up to you but 10-20% seems to be a commonality.
 
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You can tip whatever you want to tip...
If I start playing with 100e and win about 1000- 2000e, I am totally fine to tip dealer with 100-200e!
But if I win small amount of money (start with 100e and win 300-500e) 20-50e is fine 2...
I'm not tipping in every hand...
If the dealer is living and I like him/her, friendly, good dealer... I tip them :)
 
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Every hand I win I give $1, if the pot is big I give something between $2-$5. Once I gave $10. So it depends.
That’s when I play 1-2 no limit
 
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I tip at least $2 per pot and if i suck out i give about 5%, seems to be about the average in our 1-3 game
 
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fastfash25

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I use to deal. Tipping is definitely remembered by the dealers. Dont ever tip .50. Its an insult. always 2-20 depending on the pot
 
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Really noob/rookie/whatever you may want to call, but why tip the dealer? It's common doing this? I understood at the end of the game if you won well, give one tip, but every pot? Would like some lights, thanks!



Exactly what I did after winning big. Sat down with $200 and left with $994 after tipping $30. :icon_boun:D:icon_boun
 
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I play in fixed limit games in Arizona and Canada. In New York I play no limit. All games are low limit. From what I have read, tipping should be consistent, regardless of pot size. The dealer's skill had nothing to do with that monster pot you won, nor the minuscule pot that was checked down.
In North America, I understand that dealers pool their tips (correct me if I have this wrong). There is no incentive to overtip the better dealers, nor to undertip the poor dealers.
 
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I always do $1 if the pot is bigger then $15 dollars. I live in California so dealers salary come from tipping, and unfortunately I can't play on line for real money where I live.
Good Luck every one..!
 
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Bobby6Hill

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Depends

I usually wait towards the end of my time playing or when a big pot has been won to tip.
 
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I play regularly (4-5 times a year) at the same casino and I end up playing with the same faces. Over the years, I have built up a relationship of sorts with both the players and the dealers. Everyone tips $1-2 for pots of $5 - $100, and more for bigger pots. It is somewhat expected. If everyone else does and you don't, you stick out like a sore thumb, and are usually given the cold shoulder by the others.
 
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I'd tip $1 on most pots. On bigger pots or if I won a bonus for a high hand, I'd tips at least $2-5. If I ever hit a BBJ, that would be a lot more!
 
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I never played live cash games, only tournaments.
I really didn't know it was common to tip the dealer.
Is this everywhere or just in the USA?
 
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