Craps Glossary

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A

Aces

Betting that the next roll will be a total sum of 2 (1,1).

Any Craps

A bet covering the losing dice rolls of 2, 3 and 12 in Craps.

Any Seven

A bet covering the dice roll of 7 in Craps.



B

Back Line

Betting against the dice in Craps, the same as Don't Pass Line.

Betting Right

Betting that the dice will won on Pass Line and Come bets.

Betting Wrong

Betting that the dice will not win or pass, by the placement of Don't Pass and Don't Come.

Big Six

Betting that a 6 will be rolled before a 7.



C

Come Bet

A bet placed on the Come Line in Craps.

Come Line

The place on the craps table where the Come Bet is placed.

Come Out Roll

The initial or first roll of the dice in Craps before a point has been established. Can be won if a 7 or 11 come out. Otherwise, the sum becomes the shooter's point.

Craps Out

A Come Out Roll of 2, 3 or 12 in Craps.



D

Don't Come Bet

In Craps, the same as a Don't Pass Bet, stating the dice will not pass (betting against the dice), except that the Don't Come Bet is placed after the initial Come Out Roll, not before.

Don't Come Line

In Craps, the area of the table where a Don't Come Bet is placed, stating the dice will not pass.

Don't Pass Bet

The alternative bet to the pass line bet in Craps, placed before the come out roll, stating the dice will not pass. In other words, it is betting against the dice.

Double Odds

An odds bet twice the size of the original pass/come bet.



E

Easy Way

Betting on a combination of 4, 6, 8, 10 with each dice differing from the other.



F

Field Bet

Betting on 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 or 12. 



H

Hi-Lo

Betting that the next roll will be 2 or 12.



L

Line Bet

Betting on the Pass Line or Don't Pass Line.



M

Midnight

One roll bet on 12.



N

Natural

Another term for a win in Craps, a 7 or 11 rolled on the initial, come out roll.

Also a two card hand in Blackjack that equals 21.



O

One-Roll Bet

A bet in a game of Craps that wins or loses depending on a single roll of the dice.



P

Parley

Increasing a bet.

Pass Line Bet

A bet in Craps placed before the come out roll, stating the dice will win or pass.

Point

Any total on the first roll in craps that is not a win or a lose, i.e. 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10.

Press a Bet

To double a bet.



R

Right Bettor

A player betting on the Pass Line in Craps is a Right Bettor. Betting with the shooter.



S

Seven-Out

When a player rolls a seven in craps before the point was rolled again, the player loses and is out.

Shooter

The person rolling the dice in Craps.

Snake Eyes

A dice roll of two in craps.



T

Table Odds

Set amount on which players can bet on free odd bets in contrast to pass line bets.



W

Wrong Bettor

A player betting on the Don't Pass Line in Craps is a Wrong Bettor. Betting against the shooter.



Y

Yo

The number 11 (also dubbed Yo-leven).

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