Craps is a game of dice probability, intuition and a bit of luck.
Played in two parts: The Come Out Roll (or rolls) and The Point.
Come Out Roll
Craps starts in the Come Out Roll, with the roller being required to place a bet on either the Passline or Don’t Pass.
The Come Out Roll has three possible outcomes for a Passline bet.
- A win on a 7 or 11 paying an even 1:1.
- Keep rolling for the Point.
- A loss on a 2, 3 or 12.
- Make another bet and keep rolling for the Point.
- Or rolling a 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10.
- Setting The Point to that number.
A marker puck is used to keep track of what number the Point was set as.
The Mark has two sides one labeled ON the other OFF.
If a 6 is rolled for The Point the mark will be moved above the 6 and flipped to ‘ON’.
The goal of The Point and the Passline wager is to roll the set Point again before rolling a 7.
If a 7 is rolled all bets except the Don’t Pass and Don’t Come bets are lost.
If the Point is rolled again, the bets on the Point and Passline win.
The mark is then removed from the Point and flipped to OFF signifying the game has returned to the Come Out Roll.
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