Betting Don't Come Lay Odds

Lay Odds for a Don’t Come work the same way as Lay Odds on the Don’t Pass. You add them to your Don’t Come Bet after it has moved behind a Point and is also betting that a 7 will be rolled before the Point. If the 7 rolls your Don’t Come Bet and its Lay Odds win. If the Point is rolled the Don’t Come Bet and its Lay Odds lose.

  • Lay Odds are NOT contract bets

  • You cannot turn OFF Lay Odds

Up close aerial view of $10 with $18 lay odds behind the point 8. No other bets on the table. Outlined with a black drop shadow.

How Do You Bet Don't Come Lay Odds in Craps?

When you bet Don't Come Lay Odds you put your money in the COME and tell the dealer what Don't Come bet you are adding Lay Odds to.

$10 bet behind point five. $15 lay odds sitting in the come. Sign says place lay odds in the COME.

Where Are Your Don't Come Lay Odds at the Craps Table? 

Place your money in the COME and tell the dealer you want to "Lay Odds" on whichever Point you're behind. The dealer will take the money and heel it next to your Don’t Come bet.

$50 with $90 lay odds behind point sit. Odds are highlighted orange. Sign says lay odds are heeled off next to don’t come.

What Do the Lay Odds Pay for a Don't Come in Craps?

Lay Odds for a Don’t Come Bet work the same way as Lay Odds for the Don’t Pass. They pay differently depending on the Point and you must make them in certain increments. When your Don’t Come and its Lay Odds win, the dealer will pay each bet and then stack all the money into one stack, move it through the DC and hand it off to you.

Lay Odds Payment - 6 or 8

Like the Lay Odds on the Don’t Pass, when the Point is 6 or 8 you get paid 5:6, said as “5 to 6”. This means that you must bet in increments of $6 and get paid $5 for every $6.

$10 with $24 lay odds behind point six paid $10 and $20 respectively. Sign says DC wins even and $24 lay wins $20.

Lay Odds Payment - 5 or 9

When you’re Laying Odds for a Don’t Come on the 5 and 9 you get paid 2:3 , said as “2 to 3”so you must bet the Lay Odds in increments of $3 and get paid $2 for every $3.

$5 with $6 lay odds behind point nine paid $5 and $4 respectively. Sign says DC wins even money and $6 lay wins $4.

Lay Odds Payment - 4 or 10

When you’re Laying Odds for a Don’t Come on the 4 and 10 you get paid 1:2 , said as “1 to 2” so you must bet the Lay Odds in increments of $2 and you get paid $1 for every $2.

$15 with $60 lay odds behind point four paid $15 and $30 respectively. Sign says DC wins even and $60 lay wins $30.

 What Are the Max Lay Odds for a Don't Come Bet? 

Since the casino has no advantage on this bet they put a limit on it. The maximum Lay Odds you can add to a Don’t Come bet are the same as for the Don’t Pass. No matter the number, the maximum Lay Odds you can add are six times the Don’t Come bet.

$25 with $150 lay odds behind point eight. Sign says 6 x don’t pass bet: 6 x $25 = $150 max lay.

How Do You Bet Don't Come Lay Odds for the Dealers?

If you make a Don’t Come bet for the dealers and their bet gets put behind a Point, you can add Lay Odds to it. Max for the dealers is still six times.

$2 with $12 lay odds behind the point 10.
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