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Category: Uncategorized Hopping Bets

A hop bet is a little understood one roll, verbal bet you can make on any combination of numbers. For example, if you have an intuitive notion that the combination 4 and 1 will appear on the very next roll of the dice, you can place a bet for “4 & 1 hopping”. If the 4 & 1 do appear,

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Category: Uncategorized Horn Bets

One of the most popular bets on the table is “any craps”, which is a one roll bet on the 2, 3 and 12. The theory goes that if you have, say $10 on the pass line, you can lose it all if craps is thrown. But if you bet $2 any craps and if a 2, 3, or 12

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Category: Uncategorized Martingale Systems

Most people do not care for Martingale systems. They are simple systems, and ask you to double your bet every time you lose. This way, the theory goes, you will eventually recoup your loses when you win. If, for example, you are playing on the pass line with a $10 bet and big red (the seven) rears it’s ugly head,

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Category: Uncategorized How Much Do You Lose When You Win

A friend of mine, Bernie, is married to Barbara, my old school class mate from Brooklyn. Bernie likes to play craps, but only on the pass line, and only with green chips. One green chip. He puts it on the pass line, win or lose. That’s it. No odds. No other bets. The four of us had lunch together and

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