Terms - Comprehensive dictionary of craps terms
is a game that has got gamers by the grip, but in playing craps it is
critical to know the terms in how to play the game. First of all there
is the advantage, which it is the house edge, the amount of odds the
casino actually has over the craps players highly integrated in the
Then there is any craps, which is a one roll bet where the gamer so
convincingly believes that the next roll will be a craps. The term any
seven is similar, but it is where the dice roller believes that the next
roll will be a seven.
Have you ever been to the bar the 12? This is known to be shown on the
craps layout in the don’t pass line and don’t come box area. The 12
allows for the areas to make sure that the house has the advantage over
the misconstrued wagers.
But, before you begin be sure to know what behind the line is. This is a
bet made on the free odds that happens after scoring a point on the come
out roll. Then of course there is betting right and betting left.
Betting right happens when the dice passes and betting wrong is where
the dice doesn’t pass or is against the dice.
There is also the BIG 6 and the BIG 8 where you’re actually betting even
money that the one of these two numbers will be rolled before the 7.
For anyone who has ever wanted to know what box numbers are in a game of
craps you can now know what they are. Box numbers are the areas
surrounding the numbers, 4,5,6,8,9 and 10. This marks the point and
signifies various bets.
Other craps terms that are so easily forgotten are the slang terms such
as boxcars, which is a person who rolls a 12. Then of course there is
the boxman, who is the
casino worker that oversees the craps games,
sitting behind all of the casino chips during the game.
Then dealers and players say to “bring out” they are referring to the
betting of a point – the “bring out” point.
Buy Bets are the five percent commission paid to the casino so that the
end result in a game of craps is that the odds will be more accurate on
an official bet.
Just like in every casino game, so too craps has the casino advantage.
This is where the casino or
online casino has the advantage of the bet
in the craps layout.
Center Bets are those
craps bets, which can be found in the center of
the craps layout and are also known as proposition bets.
Chips are the tokens used for making the bets in place of money before
A cold dice are those craps dice that simply fail to pass the line.
A Color Change in the game are those chips that are constantly changing
in their high and low denomination for play.
Don't Come Box this is the
area in the craps layout where the don’t come bet is made. And, for that
matter the don’t come bet is the initial bet made after the come out
roll where the dice simply won’t pass.
Then this brings up the point of the don’t pass line where the don’t
pass bet is actually made.
Anyone engaging in craps on a regular basis would want to know what the
double odds are. These are those free odds bets made at double the
amount of the actual wager.
The easy way in craps is the roll of a 4, 6, 8 or 10 where the dice
sometimes doesn’t match as a pair but appear in a variety of other
combinations. Even money is very easy to remember considering that that
payoff is even, one to one.
Field Bet in craps is wager made with the next roll of the dice that
comes up are one of these numbers: 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 or 12. Five-times
odds are those free-odds of a bet made five times of your original craps
The floorman on the other hand is that casino worker who stands behind
the craps tables making sure not only everything thing is in order, but
also authorizing player credits.
Free-Odds Bet is just another term for odds bet where the house does not
have the advantage. This occurs either on a taken pass, Come or Don't
Come on bet after the point is established.
The front line is another name for the pass line in craps.
Have you ever learned of the Hardway this is the term dubbed to the dice
for the 4, 6, 8 or 10, such as 2-2, 3-3, 4-4 or 5-5; as opposed to the
easy way. You can’t however, have the hardway without the hardway bet.
This is that craps bet where the dice comes as a pair on a 6, 8 or 10
before it happens the easy way or a 7 is rolled.
In various casino games a high roller is known, but there is also a high
roller in craps, who wagers the highest amount of money at the craps
Hop Bet is that one roll bet of a specific number in the craps center
layout while a horn bet is the one roll bet on a 2, 3, 11 and 12. You
could also easily end up with a hot roll where the dice continually
passes and is held by the shooter for a very long time before the seven
comes up to oust someone out in the craps vendetta.
Lay Bets in craps are those bets made by the wrong wagerer stating that
7 will be rolled before being rolled.