Learn the Proper Right Bettor Craps Strategy to Roll With 98% Of Craps Table Players! Here’s How

Craps Strategy for the Right Bettor begins with learning suitable strategy if you want to fit in with the 98% of rollers that bet with the shooter. A Right Bettor is a player that wagers with the shooter, hoping that s/he will win the roll.

A small 2% of players known as Wrong Bettors bet against the shooter, hoping that s/he will lose the roll. This type of player is usually not welcome at the table.

Buying In

Buy in at a five-dollar minimum table. (There’s usually $5 tables available during non-peak hours). Choose a table that offers at least double odds because the odds bet pays off in true odds, which has no House Edge.

It’s wise to buy in for at least 20X the table minimum as you want to have at least three numbers working for you during each roll. When you are ready to play, place your money on the table. Ask for 20 five-dollar chips and 20 one-dollar chips. ($120 total).

There are concave grooves at the edge of the table for racking your chips. Rack your five-dollar chips and place ten one-dollar chips on each side. Keep a watchful eye on your chips even amidst the roars of the crowd. Sometimes predators circle the crap tables hoping that the excitement of the game will distract the players long enough to swipe their chips. Sadly, these are the times we live in.

Right Bettor Strategy

When the dealer announces that a new game is about to start by shouting “Comin’ out”, place a five-dollar chip on the Pass Line. Also place three one-dollar chips on the table toward the dealer and say, “three-way craps.” He’ll put one dollar each on the 2, 3, and 12. This will keep you in the game on the come-out roll with the following possibilities:

If the shooter rolls:

7 or 11 – you win 5, lose 3

2 or 12 – you lose 7, win 30

3 – you lose 7, win 15

4, 5, 6, or 8, 9, 10 – you lose 3 (the five dollars stays on the pass line.) 4 through 6 and 8 through 10 are known as point numbers.

For example, if a 4 is rolled, your five dollars is still active. The 4 becomes the point number. In order for you to win your wager, the 4 must be rolled again before a 7. No other number matters, no matter how long it takes.

The Odds Bet

Once the point is established, always take double odds with your point number. Place ten dollars behind your $5 Pass Line wager for 2X odds. If you win, the payout is in true odds. There are three ways to win with 4 as a point number: 1, 3; 3, 1 or 2, 2. There are six ways to lose with a 7: 4, 3; 5, 2; 6, 1 – or 3,4; 2, 5; 1,6. In other words, there is 2:1 payoff if the 4 comes up before the seven. If so you’ll win twenty-five dollars: five dollars for your Pass Line wager and twenty dollars for your odds bet. Here are the true odds for all the point numbers:

Point Number True Odds

4 and 10 – 2 to 1

5 and 9 – 3 to 2

6 and 8 – 6 to 5

Place Betting

After you’ve placed your odds bet, let’s assume the point is 4, put twelve dollars on the table and tell the dealer to Place the 6 and 8. The dealer will place six dollars on each number. Each time a 6 or 8 are rolled before a 7 or your 4 and you’ll be paid seven dollars. While the place bets are not true odds, it is still a nice payout. You may want to press up one time (double the bet) to have twelve dollars on each number.

If 6 or 8 is the point number, avoid the place bet on that number and place twelve dollars on the other number.

The objective is to invite Lady Luck to drop her 6′s and 8′s before your point number is made or the dreaded 7 is rolled.

Remember that the 6 and 8 can be rolled more than any other number except the 7. This is why the strategy can be beneficial to you.

While there are many other bets on the layout known as proposition (prop) bets, these are one roll only bets that have a very high casino advantage. Stay away from them.

Players Get 5 to Make a 4 Card Poker Hand, But the Dealer Gets 6 – That’s Four Card Poker

If you’re a seasoned casino table game player you are probably aware that poker variants have flourished in the past twenty years, and the game of Four Card Poker is no exception.It’s found everywhere in casinos worldwide and also online. Here is how the game is played:

How to Play Four Card Poker

As this article title describes, when playing Four Card Poker you are dealt 5 cards to make your best 4 card hand. The dealer takes 6 cards and turns one face up.One may wonder why the house takes the extra card. The reason for the extra dealer card is to safeguard the house edge.

Before play begins, you must first make an Ante bet, decide if you want to play or fold after looking at your cards.If you fold, you forfeit your Ante wager. If you decide to call (play) you must make a Play wager of one, two, or three times your Ante, then discard one card to make your best 4 card hand. The dealer then turns over his or her remaining 5 cards for the showdown. If your hand ties or beats he dealer’s 4 card hand you win even money. If the dealer prevails, you lose. Unlike Three card Poker, a tie wins for the player and there are no dealer qualifiers.

Bonus Payout

If you are dealt one of the following top three hands you will receive a bonus payout for which you are paid even if you lose the hand to the house:

3 of a Kind – Pays 2 to 1
Straight Flush – 20 to 1
4 of a Kind – 25 to 1

Aces Up

There is also an Aces Up side bet that is independent of your play wager. Which simply means that if your 4 card hand contains a pair of Aces or higher, you’ll win the following even if you lose the original hand to the dealer:

Pair of Aces – Pays 1 to 1
Two Pair – 2 to 1
Straight – 5 to 1
Flush – 6 to 1
Three of a Kind – 7 to 1
Straight Flush – 30 to 1
4 of a Kind – 50 to 1

Basic Strategy

There is a simple basic strategy that is recommended when you are playing Four Card Poker. Here it is. If you have:

Pair of 2′s or less – Fold
Pair of 3′s through 9′s – Raise 2 times your bet
Pair of 10′s or higher – Raise 3 times your bet

The house edge is about 2.8% without betting the Aces Up, and about 3.4% when betting that option.