Craps is a difficult and complicated game and to get to the essence and learn to win in Craps, you have to learn the basic of the games. It includes learning Craps glossary, which includes a lot of various terms. Below if the craps dictionary and we are going to add new terms regularly, so make sure to check this page for new info.
Craps – casino table game in which you wager money on the outcome of the roll.
The Horn – this type of craps bet presupposes that you bet 1 unit on 2,3,11 and 12 at the same time.
Whirl or World –a combination of the horn craps bet and any seven bet.
The shooter – the player who throws the dice in this round.
Rolling – the action of throwing the dice in Craps. There are special rolling rules to prevent cheating.
“come-out” – the first part of the craps round
“point” – the number the shooter has to roll before 7.
Dealer’s button – the button used to show the stage of the game. You can join the game in the first round only. In the come-out round the dealer’s button is turned “off” and you can’t join the game.
Boxman – the person who guard the chips
Base dealers – the employees who stand at both sides of the boxmen and pay out and collect the chips.
Stickman – the employee standing in front of the boxman (on the opposite side of the table), he announces the results of the rounds, collects bets from the center of the table and collects the dice.