Member Home Contact Us Articles Quizzes Reviews Free Resources The Upswing Pros All Poker Training FAQ Logout

What is BRM in Poker?

« View All Poker Terms

Short for Bankroll Management, which is the practice of playing poker at stakes you can afford based on how much money you have at your disposal. Proper bankroll management helps poker players lower or eliminate their risk of ruin.

For example, if you want to play $1/$2 cash games (which have a buy-in of $200) and you want at least 50 buy-ins in your bankroll, you need to have at least $10,000 set aside for your poker-only bankroll ($200 * 50 = $10,000).

Want good BRM advice? Check out this guide:

Poker Bankroll Management Tips & Tools That Work In 2021

« View All Poker Terms

Note: If you want to win at poker, you need a solid preflop strategy. This free Preflop Guide includes 8 easy-to-read charts and crucial tips that will help you play like a pro before the flop. Get it now!