CrapsCraps, formally known as crabs, is played with 2 dice. You might think that Craps is very difficult to play but in fact it is very easy. Just learn the basics and you will become a professional in no time.

How To Play Craps

The first roll in a Craps round is known as the come out roll. When it is time for you to roll the dice for the first time you are usually betting on the "pass line". Pass line means that if you roll a 7 or 11 you automatically win the round and the round is over. Whatever your bet was it is instantly doubled.

If you roll a 2, 3 or a 12 this is called Craps and you lose. If you roll any other number (4 ,5 ,6 ,7 ,8 ,9 or 10) that number is called the "point". Now you will roll the dice and if you roll a point (4 ,5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10) before a 7 is rolled you will instantly win the pass line bet. You will lose if a 7 is rolled before a point. A pass line bet pays 1:1.

Various Bets Available In Craps

  • Pass Line Bet

    It pays 1:1. You will win if you roll a 7 or 11 and lose if you roll a 2, 3 or 12. All the other numbers are points. A point must be thrown before a 7 to win

  • Don't Pass Bet

    Opposite of a "Pass Line" bet. If you roll a 7 or 11 you lose and if you roll a 2 or 3 you win. 12 is a tie. Otherwise you throw the dice and if a 7 is thrown before a point you win and if a point is thrown first you lose

  • Come Bet

    Same rules as pass line bet. This is made after the point on the pass line has been determined. After you have placed your bet, the first dice rolled will determine the "come point". You win if a 7 is rolled and it's "Craps" if 2, 3 or 12 is rolled. Any other number that comes up is a point and must be thrown before a 7

  • Don't Come Bet

    Opposite to come bet. After the come point has been established you lose if a 7 or 11 is rolled and you win if a 2 or 3 is rolled, 12 is a tie. On other throws you will lose if a point appears before a 7

  • Odds

    Odds Is a back up bet on a Pass, a Don't Pass, Come and Don't Come bet. An Odds bet can be removed from the table during play if unresolved

  • Place Bets

    Place bets are made on the numbers 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10. You will place your chips in the box underneath these numbers. If any of these numbers are thrown before a 7 you win. Payout's are as follows: 4 and 10 pays 9:5, 5 and 9 pays 7:5, 6 and 8 pays 7:6

  • Field Bets

    For one dice roll only. If a 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 or 12 is rolled you win. If a 5, 6, 7 or 8 is rolled you lose. All wins pay 1:1 except for 2 which pays 2:1 and 12 which pays 3:1

  • Proposition bet

    These are one roll bets. 2 or 12 pays 31:1. 3 or 11 pays 16:1. Any "Craps" (2, 3 or 12) pays 8:1

  • Big 6, Big 8 Bets

    Bets placed at any roll of the dice. These bets win if a 6 or 8 is rolled before a 7. Big 6 and 8's are even bets and pays out 1:1