The Secrets of the Big
Pssst...! Wanna know a secret?
How about the secrets of the Big Six and Big Eight?
As you might know, the Big Six and Eight are even money bets. This
means that if you bet $12 and win, you win $12. If you placed $12 on the
regular six or eight you would win $14, at 7:6 odds. The casino gives a
lot of space to the big six and eight, so beginners who are afraid to give
the dealer a place bet can bet directly on the Big Numbers in the corner.
In most cases these bets should be avoided.
Wanna know how craps pros use the Big Numbers?
Let�s find out!
There are two good uses for the Big Six and Eight. The first involves
those �match play� coupons so common in the Casino fun books. Most of
these coupons state they are for flat bets only, and are usually used for
pass or don�t pass bets, with no odds. If you put a match play coupon for
$5 along with $5 on the pass line, you take a chance on getting stuck with
a 4 or 10. But if you put your $5 coupon along with $5 on the Big Six or
Eight, you are getting the best bet you can get, under the circumstances.
If the six or eight hits, you�ll get back $10 in real money. Not as good
as placing the numbers, but you can�t use a match-play coupon with place
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