Craps Basics

Craps Basics

Know what you're

walking up to

Find out who the crew is and what the table is all about.

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What are the jobs of the dealer, the box, and the floor? Each play a different role on the Craps table.

Direct overhead view of third base place bet section. The layout is empty.

Know all the parts of the table. Learn what the puck does, what the bank is, and what the betting areas are.

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The Dice play the most important role on a Craps table. Learn how to deal with the shooter and what not to do with the dice.

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Make sure you know what stage of the game the players are in in order to keep from getting yelled at.

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Communication is key in Craps. All the bets can be made while the dice are out and without a single cheque hitting the layout. 

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There are other ways of betting besides picking some bets on the table for yourself. Know what they are so you don't get trapped. 

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