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Casino Craps by Vera Sanchez

## Casino Craps by Vera Sanchez

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1. Casino Crapsby Vera Sanchez Objective: To educate the reader on the game of Craps which include dice combination, basic playing procedures, vocabulary, pass line/don’t pass line, bet patterns, and money management. Source: Casino Craps: Strategies for Reducing the Odds Against You by Robert Roto

2. Casino Craps What is Craps? Who can play? A full table consist of 14-18 players. Though, there is no minimum players required. • Casino Craps is a dice game in which players place wagers on the outcome of a roll. • It is the most complex casino game

3. Casino Craps What does a Craps table look like? • All Craps tables are essentially the same • 12 feet long by 3 ½ feet wide • Made of wood and padded leather

4. Casino Craps The Layout: • Divided into three separate sections • Two identical end sections • One center section containing “hardways” and “proposition” bets

5. Casino Craps Dice Combinations: • Two dice thrown equals 11 possible numbers • They are: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 • Each dice has 6 sides, 6x6=36 combinations 1-1 1-2, 2-1 1-3,3-1,2-2 1-4,4-1,3-2,2-3 1-5,5-1,2-4,4-2,3-3 1-6,6-1,2-5,5-2,3-4,4-3 2-6,6-2,3-5,5-3,4-4 3-6,6-3,4-5,5-4 4-6,6-4,5-5 5-6,6-5 6-6

6. Casino Craps Number Ways to Make 2 1 3 2 4 3 5 4 6 5 7 6 8 5 9 4 10 3 11 2 12 1

7. Casino Craps Vocabulary/Definitions • Boxcars: a pair of dice totaling 12 • Craps: 2, 3, 12 • The Devil: 7 • Inside Numbers: 5,6,8,9 • Outside Numbers: 4,5,9,10 • Snake Eyes: a pair of dice totaling 2 • The “Yo”: dice totaling 11

8. Casino Craps The Shooter: • Only 1 shooter at a time. • Shooter must have a bet on the table • Shooter picks the dice • Must shoot with one hand • Hand must be over the table at all times • The shooters throws the dice the length of the table • At least one dice must hit the back end of the table • Players can elect not to throw the dice • However, once elected to throw, you must finish the roll.

9. Casino Craps What kinds of bets are made? • Pass Line • Don’t Pass Line • Free Odds • Come Bet • Don’t Come Bet • Field Bet • Place Bets • Big Six and Big Eight • The Hardways • Any Seven • Any Craps • The Horn Bet • The Hop Bet • No “Call Out” Bets

10. Casino Craps How do I know what to bet? • 90% of players play the pass line • Most of the bets in Craps are useless and give the casino (House) a huge advantage

11. Casino Craps The 3% Rule • The rule of thumb is never give the House more than a 3% advantage on any bet.

12. Casino Craps Good Bets: • Pass/Come Bets w/ Free Odds (0%) • Don’t Pass Line/Don’t Come Bet w/Free Odds (0%) • Pass Line (1.41%) • Don’t Pass Line (1.40%) • Come (1.41%) • Don’t Come (1.40%) • Place Bets 6 & 8 (1.52%) • Field Bets (where 2 or 12 play triple) (2.77%)

13. Casino Craps Bad Bets: • Place Bets 5 & 9 (4%) • Field Bets (where 2 & 12 pay double) (5.26%) • Place Bets 4 & 10 (6.67%) • Big 6 and 8 (9.09%) • Hardways 6 & 8 (9.09%) • Hardways 4 & 10 (11.11%) • Any Craps (11.11%) • Hop Bets (16.67%) • Any 7 (16.67)

14. Casino Craps Playoffs for the Odds Bets: • 4 or 10 pays 2 to 1 • 5 or 9 pays 3 to 2 • 6 or 8 pays 6 to 5 \$10 Pass Line Bet w/ \$20 Odds: • 4 or 10 (\$10+\$40=\$50) • 5 or 9 (\$10+\$30=\$40) • 6 or 8 (\$10+\$24=\$34)

15. Casino Craps Money Management • Never bet w/ money you need (i.e. rent) • Never take a devastating loss • Don’t pray for luck • Never lose more than your table stake • You can’t win every time • Limiting losses is a key to long term winning • Learn to accept small losses • Stick to your policy

16. Casino Craps • What did I learn? • Good gaming techniques • Proper rules to betting • 3% Rule • Good/Bad Bets • Odd Payoffs • Money Management • Vocabulary • Dice Combinations