You probably might have seen Carrie Bradshaw from Sex in the City blow on a guys dice when she is in Vegas and the guy wins 12 grand. And you might even have seen Monica and Chandler deciding to get married if Monica rolled a hard eight. And in both those scenes and in literally any scene you see of craps being played, you find everyone at the table having a whole lot of fun! This is where all the real fun in the casino is happening. Casino games craps is wild, loud and can include a lot of people in the game. Everyone has fun playing craps because this is a game designed for exactly that, especially compared to other Vegas casino games.
This game is all about predicting what the outcome of the roll of a pair of dice is going to be. Its as simple as that. The game does have a couple of rules and several types of bets you can place, but once you get familiar with that, you can get to some solid enjoyment.
You will see that the craps table has a number of sections on it. This is where you place your bets by placing the number of chips you want to bet in these spaces. The person who rolls the dice during the game is called the shooter and the first roll of the dice is called the come out roll. Craps is a group game and everyone placing bets at the table is a part of it. What happens during the game is that based in the numbers the shooter he rolls and depending on where bets have been placed players can win or loose.
The game involves rounds that start and end based on what the shooter rolls out. Some numbers act as point and some numbers make players lose that round and the next rounds begin. On the first roll, if the shooter rolls out a 2, 3, 7, 11 or 12, the game ends and the next round begins. If the shooter rolls out 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10, this makes a point. After a shooter makes a point, he has to keep rolling the dice till he makes the same point value. For instance, if the shooter rolls out a 3 and a 2 making a 5, he has made a number. He keeps rolling the dice till he can make that same point of 5. If the shooter rolls a seven before he makes the point the game ends and the next round starts.
There are a number of bets that are placed in craps. The bets are basically made on what number may or may not be made on a roll of the dice.
The Pass Line
This is the main bet that almost every layer bets on in this game. The bet is placed at the start of the round on the Pass Line area. If 7 or 11 are made on the come out roll, you win. This is called a “Natural”. If the Come Out roll is 2, 3 or 12 you lose, and it’s ideally called “Craps”.
If you roll any point on the Come out roll and if it’s rolled once more before a 7 you win. You lose if the 7 is rolled before you’ve made the same point.
Don’t Pass Line
The Don’t Pass Line is the pass line bet in reverse. In this case, if a 2 or 3 are made on the come out roll you win. And if the Come Out roll is a 7 or 11 you lose. 12 is a push.
On the don’t pass line, rolling f the 7 is the point is rolled again makes you win.
This bet is on hand when the player gets a point. A Come Point is made when the shooter rolls a 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 on a Come Out roll. The dealer will then place the bet of the come area in the corresponding box for the particular number. Once the come point is created the original bets cannot be changed or removed. The player wins if he rolls the come point before a 7 and loses if the 7 come first.
Don’t come bets
The rules are similar to the Don’t pass bets. The player wins if he rolls a 2 or 3 and loses if he rolls a 7 or 11. 12 is a tie. The come point is made when the shooter rolls a 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 on a Come Out roll. The dealer will then place the bet of the don’t come area in the corresponding box for the particular number.
Place bet to win
Players can place a bet anytime they wish, but once a point is rolled the bet is in play. Players can bet on 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10. These are known as place numbers. If the shooter rolls the place number before the 7 it’s a win. Payoffs depend on the place number that is chosen.
Place bet to lose
Once the point is made, players can bet on 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10 which become place numbers. If the shooter rolls a 7 before the place number, it’s a win. Payoffs depend on the place number chosen.
Single Roll Bets
The player bets on the single numbers 2, 3, 11 or 12
The player places bets on the single numbers 4, 6, 8 and 10. However these numbers have to be made up of rolls that are usually hard to make. Like 4, 4 is Hardway 8.
The player bets that any one group of numbers 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 or 12 will be rolled on the next roll.
2, 3, or 12 wins
you win if you roll a 7
Eleven or Craps (E-C)
make 2, 3, 11 or 12 it’s a win
6 should be rolled before a seven to win
An 8 should be rolled before a 7 to win