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Tips for Playing Craps at Casinos

In order to enjoy playing craps at any casino, you must first understand the terms used during the game.


If you believe the next roll will be a two, then you would bet for Aces.

If you believe the next roll with be either a two, three or twelve, then you would say any craps.

If you believe the next roll will be a seven, then you would bet any seven or what is also known as a Big Red.

The rounds in craps is a group of throws which means rolling the dice that starts with a come out roll with the last roll known as a shooter.

Boxcars is nothing more than rolling six on both dice.

If the roll of the dice has every dice being different, it is known as the easy way, whereas hard way is that the dice are pairs.

The layout is where you place your bets.

The point in the game of craps is the number is seen on the come out roll. The only ones that can be the point are 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, or 10.

If the number 7 is rolled after the the point has been identified and before the point number is rolled, it is known as seven out.

A throw is nothing more than one roll of the dice

A yo is when the number 11 is rolled.


How to win at craps


The most popular method is known as the Martingale method. This method is very simple. All you do is double your bet after a loss, this way you will win back what you lost on the previous bet. Of course, this method may not work every time and you could end up losing even more.


The way to really win at craps is to pay close attention to the rolls, wager only what you can afford to lose and your gets should never be more than 1/20th of the cash you have in your bankroll.


The best bets are those that give you even money or those that allow you to double your bet. Of course, playing it safe in this manner will not have you bringing in the big bucks, but it is the safe way to hold onto your money.


Too many times, players get into the game and often do not think or make wise decisions which can cause them to quickly lose their bankroll. If at all possible, it is best to play craps at a free table until you get the hang of how the game is played or watch how the pros play so you will have better chances of winning. Craps is not an easy game to just jump right in and win. The more you study how others play the game and learn more about the terms and the game play the better your odds of not losing your entire bankroll as long as you keep a cool head.

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