Rules. Betting Options in Craps Game
The rules in a craps game are quite simple. The betting system for a craps game is also simple.
Craps Game Rules
Craps is played by “shooting” two dice past a given point on the table. The person who shoots the dice is called the “shooter”. The shooter will be changed either after each round or if he or she scores a 7. The order of direction for shooters is always clockwise. The next person to the right of the shooter then assumes the actions of a shooter. Before a shooter shoots he or she must place a bet on the “Pass” section or “Don’t Pass” section. Alternative names for these two sections are “Right” or “Wrong” bets or “Win” and “Don’t Win” bets. These names vary from casino to casino.
The shooter is offered the choice of two dice (normally clear to minimize cheating) by the “Stickman”. The stickman is similar to a referee. It is his or her job to see that fair and legal play is conducted at all times.
SINGLE ROLL BETS(called SERVICE bets, can only be placed by the stickman or a dealer)
This is when a shooter shoots a pair of 1’s.
A shooter shoots a 1 and a 2.
When the score adds up to eleven
A score of 12 is shot.
When a score is 2, 3 or 12.
When the score is 7.
Four bets. A shooter shoots 2, 3, 11 or 12.
A forecast bet that two particular numbers will appear on the next shoot.
Another forecast bet that the numbers 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 or 12 will be the next outcome
MULTI ROLL BETS
This is when a shooter shoots two identical numbers on the dice – a pair.
The opposite of Hard Way.
A bet that before the shooter shoots a 7, either a 6 or an 8 will be shot.
A combination of THE HORN and HARD WAY bets.
A bet that, on the next shoot, the number 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 or 12 will appear.
A player can elect a single number to bet on by PLACING his token on that number. The odds will be slightly lower than the published odds. Buy bets are paid at published odds.
This is the opposite of a place bet.
Many casinos and tables will have variants to the above bets. These will be published in clear view for players to study.