Basics in Craps

Craps is a popular game, which was originated a long time ago in Old England. Craps is playing simultaneously by many people with the help of two hexahedral dice, and as well as roulette they are believed to be the game of luck. The object of this game is to make bets and foreseen the amount of pips in each turn. Stakes are made on a special desk with different specially marked fields on it. Players choose one person - "a shooter" who will start the game by rolling the dice.

Basic rules in playing Craps

The first kick in round that determines Win, Lose or Point is made by a shooter and called "Come -out". If after rolling a dice some combination of 4, 5,6,8,9 or 10 comes out, this number becomes a point number. In this case dice are throwing until that time when rolling the point number or 7. If a shooter rolls 2,3 or 12 player will lose, this situation is called "craps".

Main Bets

Today, in about forty bets of craps are known, but the basic of them are:

  • Pass Line". Bets are made before starting a game on the field Pass Line. If shooter rolls 11 or 7, a player will win. From the opposite side, if craps (2, 3, 12) comes out, player will lose. In situation when Point combination (4, 5,6,8,9 or 10) is thrown by shooter, it gives a chance for a player to win the game but only then, when the next combination of a shooter will be Point. In opposite case, if a shooter will throw 7, a player will lose.
  • Don't pass". This bet is opposite to the previous one. Stakes are made on a field Don't Pass. Winning combinations are 2, 3 and 12, in case of 7 or 11, player loses. If the combination of 2 will be thrown - all bets are back to players. Combinations 4, 5,6,8,9 and 10 rolled by a shooter, give a chance for a player to win if a shooter will roll 7 next, otherwise, a player loses.
  • Come". Rules are the same as by "Pass Line", however bets can be made in any moment of the game.
  • Don't come". This bet is similar to "Don't Pass" with one more rule: if 12 rolls, the bet is back to a player.

Pass Line is the easiest way to play the game. For beginners it is better to start gambling exactly in this manner. But all other stakes can be applied in future.

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