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Craps Bets

On this page we tell you about the various bets available in the casino game of Craps.

There are a great number of bets available in the game of craps, a player can bet for or against the shooter and the large number of options can confuse the inexperinced player, it can however provide excellent value the best bets having a house percentage of only 1.41%.
However there are some very bad bets to avoid so look at our Craps Odds page for which bets not to make.
Please be aware that the payout figures shown below against the various bets are only a guide and actual payout may vary from casino to casino so always check before you play.

Pass or Front Line Bet 1 to 1
This is probably the most popular bet made at the Craps table.
It is available for the come out roll.
Once Point has been set, the original bet may not be removed or altered.
Wins if come out roll is 7 or 11.
Loses if come out roll is 2, 3 or 12.
Point is established if come out roll is 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10.
Following the come out roll player wins if Point is rolled prior to rolling a 7.
Player loses if a 7 is rolled prior to rolling the Point.

Don't Pass or Back Line Bet. 1 to 1
Also available for come out roll. Wins if come out roll is 2 or 3.
Loses if come out roll is 7, 11.
Ties if come out roll is a 12.
Point is established if come out roll is 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10.
Following the come out roll player wins if a 7 is rolled prior to rolling the Point.
Loses if the Point is rolled prior to rolling a 7.

Come Bets. 1 to 1
Available once the Point has been set, the rules are similar to Pass Line Bet.
Once the Come Point is established, the original bet may not be removed or altered.
Wins if shooter rolls a 7 or 11.
Loses if shooter rolls a 2, 3 or 12.
Come Point is established if the shooter rolls a 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 on a come out roll.
The dealer moves the bet from the Come area to the corresponding box for that particular number.
Once the Come Point has been established, the player wins if the Come Point is rolled prior to rolling a 7.
Player loses if a 7 is rolled prior to rolling the Come Point.

Don't Come Bets. 1 to 1
Available once the Point has been established.
Rules are similar to Don't Pass Bets.
Wins if shooter rolls a 2 or 3.
Loses if shooter rolls a 7, 11.
Ties if shooter rolls a 12.
Come Point is established if shooter rolls a 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10.
The dealer moves the bet from the Don't Come area to the corresponding box for that particular number.
Once the Come Point has been established, the player wins if a 7 is rolled prior to rolling the Come Point.
Loses if the Come Point is rolled prior to rolling a 7.

Place Bet to Win 9 to 5 (on 4 or 10) 7 to 5 (on 5 or 9) 7 to 6 (on 6 or 8)
Available once the Point has been established.
Player bets on a number(s) 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10. This becomes the Place Number.
Wins if shooter rolls the Place Number prior to rolling a 7.
Payoff depends on the Place Number selected.
Loses if shooter rolls a 7 prior to rolling the Place Number.

Place Bet to Lose 5 to 11 (on 4 or 10)5 to 8 (on 5 or 9) 4 to 5 (on 6 or 8)
Available once the Point has been established.
Player bets on a number(s) 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10. This becomes the Place Number.
Wins if shooter rolls a 7 prior to rolling the Place Number.
Payoff depends on the Place Number selected.
Loses if shooter rolls the Place Number prior to rolling a 7.

One Roll Bets 30 to 1 (on 2 or 12)15 to 1 (on 3 or 11)
Player bets on a number(s) 2, 3, 11, 12.
Wins if shooter rolls the selected number.
Loses if the shooter does not roll the selected number.
Payoff depends on the number selected.

Field Bet 1 to 1 (on 3, 4, 9, 10, 11)2 to 1 (on 2, 12)
Player bets that any one of a group of numbers (2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12) will be rolled on the next roll.
Payoff depends on the number rolled.
Loses if the shooter rolls a 5 or 6 or 7 or 8 or 9.
Bet remains on the table following a win but the player may remove it from the table at any time.

Any Craps 7 to 1
Player bets on the outcome of the next roll.
Wins if the shooter rolls a 2 or 3 or 12.
Loses if the shooter rolls any other number.

Eleven or Craps (E - C) 7 to 2 (on 2 or 3 or 12)15 to 2 (on 11)
Player bets on the outcome of the next roll.
Wins if the shooter rolls a 2 or 3 or 11 or 12.
Loses if the shooter rolls any other number.
Payoff depends on the number rolled.

Big 6 7 to 6
You may place the bet at any time however it becomes active once the point has been established.
Wins if shooter rolls any 6.
Loses if shooter rolls a 7 prior to rolling a 6.
Bet remains on the table following a win however the player may remove it from the table at any time,
the bet is removed from the table following a loss.

Big 8 7 to 6
You may place the bet at any time however it becomes active once the point has been established.
Wins if shooter rolls any 8.
Loses if shooter rolls a 7 prior to rolling an 8.
Bet remains on the table following a win however the player may remove it from the table at any time,
the bet is removed from the table following a loss.

After Don't Pass Bet 1 to 2 (on 4 or 10) 2 to 3 (on 5 or 9) 5 to 6 (on 6 or 8)
If a player makes a Don't Pass Bet and a total of 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10 is thrown on the come out roll, the player has the right to make a supplementary wager in support of the Don't Pass Bet in an amount not more then double the amount of the original Don't Pass Bet.
Wins if Don't Pass Bet wins.
Payoff depends on the value of the come out point.
Loses if the Don't Pass Bet loses.

After Pass Line Bet 2 to 1 (on 4 or 10) 3 to 2 (on 5 or 9) 6 to 5 (on 6 or 8)
If a player makes a Pass Line Bet and a total of 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10 is thrown on the come out roll, the player has the right to make a supplementary wager in support of the Pass Line Bet in an amount not more then double the amount of the original Pass Line Bet.
Wins if the Pass Line Bet wins.
Payoff depends on the value of the come out point.
Loses if the Pass Line Bet loses.

After Come Bet 2 to 1 (on 4 or 10) 3 to 2 (on 5 or 9) 6 to 5 (on 6 or 8)
If a player makes a Come Bet and a total of 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10 is thrown on the roll immediately following the placing of such a bet, the player has the right to make a supplementary wager in support of the Come Bet in an amount not more then double the amount of the original Come Bet.
Wins if the Come Bet wins.
Payoff depends on the value of the come out point.
Loses if the Come Bet loses.

After Don't Come Bet 1 to 2 (on 4 or 10)2 to 3 (on 5 or 9)5 to 6 (on 6 or 8)
If a player makes a Don't Come Bet and a total of 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10 is thrown on the roll immediately following the placing of such a bet, the player has the right to make a supplementary wager in support of the Don't Come Bet in an amount not more then double the amount of the original Don't Come Bet.
Wins if the Don't Come Bet wins.
Payoff depends on the value of the come out point.
Loses if the Don't Come Bet loses.

Horn Bets
These act as as bets on 2,3,11 and 12 all at the same time,
payoff depends on the number thrown, the other three bets are lost

Hardway Bets
This bet wins if the number is rolled the hardway before it or a 7 is thrown the easy way,
for example, as a double Hardways bet on 6 will win if, 3-3 is thrown before 7, 4-2 or 5-1.

So now you know all the bets available you are becoming equiped to make your way to a craps casino to begin your fun, but before you risk your money check out our craps odds page to improve your chances.


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