Best Craps Strategy and How to Win At Craps

I think you will see some positive results, especially if you combine it with a good dice throwing strategy! Hedge Bet — when you place a bet against one or more of your other bets so that you will reduce your potential losses. My new system with the board does not play the don'ts or pass-line, just places the 5,6,8,9,4,10 and buys the 4,10 only after a seven out and it is a losing round will I by the 4,10 because now the bets are more than doubled from 10 units to 25 units for the 4 and I place one more come bet and take the odds on that. Right click to download-- Craps Tracker. A miracle occurs and the shooter tosses the ten.

Defining the House Edge

Add-on Components for Smart Craps

If you make this bet, keep a low profile. The other players do not want to see you yelling "yippy" as they are losing. Laying the Odds This is the opposite of taking odds, in other words betting that a seven will be rolled before the point.

It is called Taking the Odds if you bet on a point after a Pass bet. It is called Laying Odds if you bet against a point after a Don't Pass bet. In both cases the odds are statistically fair, with no house edge. To be specific Laying the Odds against a 4 or 10 pays 1 to 2, against a 5 or 9 pays 2 to 3, and against a 6 or 8 pays 5 to 6.

For example, if casino allows 5X Odds, then you may bet up to an amount such that a win would be no more than 5X the Don't Pass bet. The only difference is it is made any time other than a Come Out roll.

Like Pass bets, you may take Odds after a Come bet. Wins and the multiple you may take on the Odds is the same for both Pass and Come bets. You may also lay the Odds if any point is rolled after a Don't Come bet, in the same way as a Don't Pass bet. In craps the 4,5,6,8,9, and 10 are known as the Place numbers. The player may bet on any of these numbers, and if it is rolled before a seven, the bet wins.

Place bets are just like odds bets, except no pass line bet is required, and don't pay as much odds. To be specific, place bets on the 6 and 8 pay 7 to 6, the 5 and 9 pay 7 to 5, and the 4 and 10 pay 9 to 5. The tables below show the best odds are on the 6 and 8.

Place 6 and 8 Per House Edge Bet made 0. Place 5 and 9 Per House Edge Bet made 1. Place 4 and 10 Per House Edge Bet made 1.

Place to Lose bets to lose are the opposite of Place bets. They win on a seven, and lose on the the number you're betting against. The odds paid are as follows. Buy Buy bets are like Odds or Place bets, except with different odds. This commission is usually non-refundable. However, at some casinos, the commission on the 4 and 10 is charged only on a win. The following tables show the house edge both with the commission always payable and after a win only. As mentioned above, Place and Buy bets are exactly the same thing, but with different odds.

Here is the better bet, according to the number bet on:. Place bet always better. Place bet always better, unless commission on Buy is on win only. Buy bet always better. The Santa Ana Star casino in New Mexico allows buy bets on the 4 and 10 with no commission, resulting in zero house edge.

For that, I salute them! As mentioned above, Place to Lose and Lay bets are exactly the same thing, but with different odds. Place to Lose bet always better. Place to Lose bet always better, unless commission on Lay is on win only.

Lay bet always better. Big 6 and 8 The Big 6 and 8 are exactly like the place bets on 6 and 8, respectively, except pay even money, instead of 7 to 6. You would be a fool to make these bets with you could get much better odds on the same thing with a Place bet. Big 6 and 8 Per House Edge Bet made 2. Hard Ways Rolling an even number with the same number of both dice is said to be the "hard way. For example, a hard 8 would be a , while an easy 8 would be or There are four Hard Way bets, on the 4, 6, 8, and Each wins by rolling the specified number the hard way, and lose on any 7 or on an easy way.

Following is a flow chart showing how to adjudicate the Hard 8 bet, as an example. These bets are long shots so pay higher odds than everything we've seen so far. In Australia they add 0. Put Bets In craps, the player may skip the come out roll on a pass or come bet. Such a late bet on the pass and come is known as a "put bet.

To be specific, However, you can combine a put bet with an odds bet, bringing down the overall house edge. Here are the breakeven points, according to point.

Bettor must combine a put bet with 5X odds to have the same overall house edge of 1. Bettor must combine a put bet with 4X odds to have the same overall house edge of 4.

Bettor must combine a put bet with 19X odds to have the same overall house edge of 1. If the commission is always paid then the bettor must combine a put with with 6X odds to match the 4. At casinos that offer X odds, or worse, there is no reason to make a put bet, because you will do equal or bettor to make a place or buy bet. Odds on Come bets: ON Place to lose bets: The rule of thumb is that if a seven would make the bet win on a come out roll then the bet is left on. If a seven would make the bet lose, it is turned off.

The exception being the Hard Ways bets, which lose on a seven, but are still left on, at least in Las Vegas. Summary of Multi-Roll Bets The following table summarizes all the bets that may take more than one roll to resolve. The Proposition Bets Proposition bets either win or lose on the next throw. In general these have the highest house edge of all the crap bets and players with any sense at all will avoid them completely.

The following table shows the various prop bets available. Different wins are known to exist on the prop bets. The casinos in the U. Since all Proposition Bets resolve in one throw and never push the house edge is the same whether defined as per made, resolved, or per throw.

Win House Edge 2, 12, and all "hard" hop bets 33 to 1 1 35 2. There are various ways of making combinations of prop bets. One common one is the "horn" bet, which is divided equally between the 2, 3, 11, and Sometimes a player will make "horn high" bet, which doubles the bet on one of those numbers. Another common bet is the "world" which is five equal bets on the 2, 3, 7, 11, and If you must bet on a 7, don't make the any 7 bet, with a house edge of Even at the stingy payoff of 15 to 1, you will still lower the house edge to Field Bet The field is a one time bet that the next roll will be a 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, or All wins pay 1 to 1, except the 2 and 12 pay more.

In Las Vegas most casinos pay 2 to 1 on the 2, and 3 to 1 on the In Reno, they switch them, paying 3 to 1 on the 2, and 2 to 1 on the Due to inactivity your session has expired. Industry News Oscar Andrade Jr. Sped Up This Iowa owner has sped up his program.

Heritage Place Yearling Sale: FInal Recap The three-day sale recorded across-the-board increases over Idaho Hair Testing Temporary hair testing rule passed. Canterbury Park Meet Recap The track records across-the-board increases in handle. Texas Youth Scholarship Deadline to apply is December 1.

September Stakes Recap A recap of non-graded stakes and trials. Heritage Place Yearling Sale Recap:

Navigation menu