is my favorite games. You can yell and shout and let
it all hang out. There is camaraderie at the craps
table found in no other casino games. Unlike online
blackjack games, where a dealer deals the cards, or
roulette, where the croupier spins the wheel, the
craps player initiates the action by throwing the
Although the house's edge can be reduced to less than
1 percent, it must prevail in the long run (this is
without the controlled throw or rhythm roll, discussed
in the next). Yet players who understand the rules
and procedures of the games-which bets are most favorable,
which bets to avoid, how to recognize and capitalize
on a winning streak, and when to quit-can have a great
time and possibly make quite a bit of money.
Many people confess their complete ignorance of the
casino games of craps. Some men, especially war veterans,
played a street games of dice that is quite different
from bank craps as played in the most casinos. In
any case, the concept of craps is quite simple and
easy to understand. The biggest problem in the casino
is overcoming the idea that the games itself is complicated.
Far from it. the stumbling blocks rest in the elaborate
layout, the odds, the action, the barking of the stickmen,
and the shouting of the players, especially during
a hot hand. I will do my best to take away the bewilderment.
need for live cards is usually thought of as a different
concept than domination. But the two are actually
closely related, both stemming from the goal of ensuring
that you have ways to improve, just in case you aren't
The concept of live cards is usually applied to seven-card
stud or other games with private exposed cards. The
concept of domination is usually applied to hold'em
or other games with common or shared exposed cards.
When you are drawing you need to have cards to draw.
Hence the concept of live cards. A live hand in seven-card
stud is a hand whose cards that will improve the hand
haven't already been dealt to another player. Even
if you already have the best hand, you want to have
redraws in case the other players catch up with you.
This is why you prefer to start with low draws in
seven-card stud hi/lo split. With a low draw, if you
make your hand you probably will have a redraw for
the high half. Or if you miss your draw, you might
still back into a high hand.