A Glossary of Craps terms, throws, and betting options.
Shooter- The player whose turn it is to throw the dice.
Box man- The dealer in the craps game.
Come out roll- The first roll of the dices in each round.
Out 7- A 7 rolled after the point is already set (that is not
during a come out roll).
Point- The number that was rolled during the come out roll (must
be 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10). In a pass line bet repeating the point results in winning.
In a don't pass line bet repeating the point means loosing.
Pass line- The craps table feature a pass line bar. You can place
a pass line bet by clicking on this bar.
Pass Line Bet- Betting that the point will be repeated before
an out 7 will be rolled.
Win odds are 1:1.
Bets must be placed before the come out roll.
Bets can't be remove or reduced till the end of the round.
Don't Pass line- The opposite bet of a pass line bet.
Betting that the point will not be repeated before an out 7.
Win odds are 1:1.
Bets must be placed before making a come out roll.
Bets can be removed or reduced.
Come Point- Applies to come bets only. The first number (must
be 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10) rolled after joining an ongoing game.
Come Bet- Placed after the come out roll, on the COME bar printed
on the table.
Betting that the come point will be repeated before an out 7.
Bet can't be remove or reduced until an out 7 or the come point is rolled.
Don't Come Bet- The opposite of a come bet. All procedures are the same
as come bet except you place the bet on the DON'T COME bar. Wins are 1:1.
Bets can't be removed or reduced until an out 7 or the come point is rolled. If the original point (rolled at the come out roll) is rolled you may remove your bet.
Odds Bet- Doubling your initial Pass Line/Don't Pass Line/ Come/
Don't Come bets.
Field Bet- Betting on 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 or 12.
Hi-Lo- Betting that the next roll will be a 2 or 12.
Hope Bet- One roll bet on a specific combination.
Hoping Hardway- A hope bet at 2:2 odds.
Hard Way- Betting that a certain hard combination of doubles
will be rolled before an out 7 or an easy combination. (a hard 4 equals two 2's,
while an easy 4 equals 1 and 3).
Aces- Betting that the next roll will be the total sum of 2.
Any Seven- Betting that the next roll will be 7.
Any Craps- Betting that the next roll will be 2, 3, or 12.
Big Six- Betting that a 6 will be rolled before an out 7.
Big Eight- Betting that an 8 will be rolled before an out 7.
Horn Bet- Betting the same amount on 2, 3, 11 and 12.
Horn High Bet- Splitting the horn bet amount to five parts, placing
two parts on 12 and three parts on 2, 3 and 11.
Place Bet- Betting that 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, or 10 will be thrown before
an out 7.