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stakes

Definitions of stakes
  1. noun
    the money risked on a gamble
    synonyms: bet, stake, wager
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    types:
    jackpot, kitty, pot
    the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)
    ante
    (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
    kitty, pool
    the combined stakes of the betters
    type of:
    gamble
    money that is risked for possible monetary gain
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