Casino Craps - Easy to Learn and Easy to
Craps is the fastest - and certainly the loudest - game in the casino.
With the big, colorful table, chips flying everywhere and players yelling,
it's exiting to watch and exciting to play.
Craps also has the one of the lowest house edges against you of any
casino game, but only if you make the right bets. In fact, with one type
of bet (which you will soon learn) you play even with the house, meaning
that the house has a zero edge. This is the only casino game where this is
THE TABLE LAYOUT
The craps table is slightly larger than a standard pool table, with a
wood railing that goes around the outside edge. This railing acts as a
backboard for the dice to be thrown against and is sponge-lined on the
inside with random patterns so that the dice bounce randomly. Most table
rails also have grooves on top where you can place your chips.
The table surface is a tight fitting green felt with designs to
indicate all the various bets that can be made in craps. It's very
confusing for a beginner, but all you really need to concern yourself with
right now is the "Pass Line" area and the "Don't Pass" area. These are the
only bets you will make in our basic strategy (and for the most part the ...
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