Daring to Go Further in Craps

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Daring to Go Further in Craps

Now that you have made that first step and dared to go craps, why not try getting further with craps. Learning more about craps is similar to building a relationship. It takes time, continued effort and dedication on your part. Later on, you'll realize that craps isn't as difficult or as intimidating as you once thought it was.

Going further with craps means learning more than the basic bets on craps, which are the line and come bets. This time around why not try taking and laying the odds. If in pass line or come bets of craps the house advantage, or the expected loss of the player per bet, is 1.41 %, in the odds bet the house advantage is virtually non-existent. The odds bet may be considered as one of the most favorable bets for the crap player.

In order to bet on the odds bet of craps, a player must first bet on the pass line or don't pass bets. Odds in craps can only be made once a point is established. The odds bet allows the players to increase the amount of their bets anywhere from 2 times to 100 times their original bet.

There are two types of odds bet in craps: taking the odds and laying the odds bet in craps. Taking the odds is a bet made once a point is established on your pass line bet in craps. Taking the odds bet wagers that the 7 will roll first than the point.

There are different payoffs for the different points made in craps. Points of 6 or 8 pay 6-5 odds, 5 or 9 pay 3-2 odds, whereas 4 or 10 pays 2-1 odds.

Laying the odds is the opposite of taking the odds bet in craps. It wagers that the 7 will roll first before the point. This odds bet in craps can only be made after a don't pass bet. Payouts include 1-2 for 4 or 10, 2-3 for 5 or 9 and 5-6 payout for 6 or 8 point made.

Making the odds bet in craps may get a little confusing at first. But once you've tried it and won a couple of times you'll soon appreciate the beauty of taking or laying the odds bet in craps. As I have said in the beginning, learning craps takes time. But let me assure you that craps is well worth your time and effort. It is one of the most exciting and fun casino games to play. Dare to go further in craps.



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