Big 6, Big
8 This is a bet for big dopes as it is the same
bet as a place bet of the 6 or 8. You are betting
that the 6 or 8 will appear before a 7-with this
exception: Instead of paying off at seven to six
(a 1.52 percent edge for the casino), it pays off
at even money (a 9.09% edge for the casino). You'll
find this bet on some layouts in the lower right
and left hand corners.
This is a one-roll bet that the next roll will result
in one of the Field numbers: 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11,or
12. The house pays off the 3 through 11 at even
money, and the 2 and 12 at two to one. Some casinos
will pay the 2 or 12 at three to one and. some casinos
will put the 5 in and take the 9 out of the field.
House edge: 526 percent, and 2.54 percent if the
2 or 12 pays triple.
or Hard Eight These are bets that the 6 or the 8
will be rolled as 3/s or 4/4 before any other combination
of 6 or 8, or the 7, is rolled. The true odds are
ten to one. The casino pays nine to one. House edge:
or Hard Ten These are bets that the 4 or the 10
will be rolled as 2/2 or 5/s before any other combination
of 4 or 10, or a 7, is rolled. The true odds are
eight to one. The casino pays seven to one. House
edge: 11.11 percent.
This is a one-roll bet that the next number will
be ll. The true odds are seventeen to one. The casino
pays fifteen to one. Casino edge: 11.11 percent.