l plus a sawbuck under the table to the hogmaster

See, this is all about learning.Only by playing we learn. O.K. Take your sawbuck. New to me.

sawbuck [ sw bk ] (plural sawbucks)
noun :

1. construction
Same as sawhorse
2. 10 dollars: a ten-dollar bill ( slang )

[Mid-19th century. < Dutch zaagbok; in sense 2, from the resemblance between the X-shaped end of a sawhorse and the Roman numeral for "ten"]

Another word richer and ten dolllars poorer.