How To Play Craps |
If you don't know your pass line bets from your field bets, read this page!Craps is probably the most intimidating casino game. People look at all the boxes with the strange names and get frightened off playing this amazing game. However, craps is not difficult if you know the craps rules and craps terminology. Read on and we will show you how to play craps: Starting a new gameBefore the first roll in a new game, people usually bet on the "pass line" or "don't pass line". The first roll of the dice is called the "come out roll" and establishes the "point". The number that is rolled, if it is 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10, becomes the point. Once the point is established, a marker or round disc is placed over the box of the number. Now the real betting starts! Types of betsPass line bet After the point is established, the shooter must roll the point before rolling a 7. If he rolls the point, he wins, if he rolls a 7, he loses. Pass line bets pay even money (1:1). Odds on pass line bet Odds on pass line bet pay out as follows: if the point is 4 or 10 the payout is 2:1, if the point is 5 or 9 the payout is 3:2, if the point is 6 or 8 the payout is 6:5. Don't pass line bet After the point is established, the shooter must roll a 7 before rolling the point. If he rolls a 7, he wins, if he rolls the point, he loses. Don't pass line bets pay even money (1:1). Odds on don't pass line bet Odds on don't pass line bet pays out as follows: if the point is 4 or 10 the payout is 1:2, if the point is 5 or 9 the payout is 2:3, if the point is 6 or 8 the payout is 5:6. Come bet After the come point is established, the shooter must roll the point before rolling a 7. If he rolls the come point, he wins, if he rolls a 7, he loses. Come bets pay even money (1:1). Odds on come bet Don't come bet After the come point is established, the shooter must roll a 7 before rolling the come point. If he rolls a 7, he wins, if he rolls the come point, he loses. Don't come bets pay even money (1:1). Odds on don't come bet Place bet Place bets pay out the following depending on which number the bet was placed on: 4 or 10 payout is 9:5, 5 or 9 payout is 7:5, 6 or 8 payout is 7:6. Field bet Any 7 bet Any 7 bets pay out 5:1 Any craps bet Any craps bets pay out 8:1 Horn bet Horn bets pay out 15:1 for bets placed on 3 or 11 and 30:1 for bets placed on 2 or 12. Big 6 and big 8 bet Big 6 and big 8 bets pay even money (1:1). Hardway bet If the player rolls a 7 or an "easy" on the number he has bet, he loses his bet. Double 2's and 5's pay out 7:1, double 3's and 4's pay out 9:1. |