the bottom of the center layout is the any craps bet.
The craps numbers are 2, 3, and 12, and the chances
of rolling any of these numbers are 4 in 36. Therefore,
the correct odds against this wager are 8-1. The casino
pays only 7-1, giving it an advantage over the player
of 11.1 percent. Never make this bet.
player whose board (exposed cards) looks weak needs
very good hidden strength, because his opponents are
almost certainly going to attack. Similarly, a player
whose board, appears threatening can and should put
his opponents to the test. It's entirely pos -,hat
by betting a visible king, you may be able to get
an opponent to lay down a I pair of queens-especially
if no other kings are out.
There are few hard and fast rules about stud strategies,
because the hands are so context-dependent. Still,
there's one principle that has served stud players
well for decades. If you decide to play on fifth street
where the bet levels have doubled, you should probably
play on through the river.
Even this rule isn't absolute. If your opponent pairs
his doorcard and that pair is higher than the highest
pair in your hand, you might consider giving up on
sixth ;street. If you were drawing at a heart flush
and on sixth street everyone catches a heart except
you, it might not be worth continuing your draw.