Definition of a 6-max part
When we talk about 6-max, we are talking about the format of tables of poker. In this example, there will be a maximum of 6 players per table. If you are playing in casinos, the games will be called "Full ring" games, meaning that there will usually be 9 or 10 players per table. 6-max tables are very common in the world of poker. When you want to specify that the number of seats will be reduced to 6, it will be said that it is a poker 6-max game. These games are generally faster and more aggressive than conventional Full ring games.
More details on 6-max games
In a 6-max or " Shorthanded " game, the blinds will come back to you faster. For this reason, you will have to play a higher percentage of hands. The profile of the poker player used to 6-max games will be a little different from the profile of the player used to Full ring games. He will generally be more aggressive and bluffing. He will therefore play more hands, more aggressively and will probably be more likely to bluff you. 6-max games are known to be more dynamic and exciting than Full ring games.