Craps Guide

Craps is one of the most popular games to play in both physical as well as online casinos. This game offers some of the best odds to players, as well as engrossing gameplay.

Our guide to this ever-popular dice game takes in the history, odds and strategy involved with the game, as well as a simple guide on how to play craps.

Chapter 1

Dice games have been played since ancient times, and variations on the game we now know as craps have been around for hundreds of years. We take a look back at the history of this game and its rise to the status of popular casino staple today.

Chapter 2

Unusually, the player – rather than the croupier – rolls a pair of dice when playing craps, and the result of that roll decides whether bets are won or lost. Bets are placed prior to each roll, and there are two main phases of the game, which are known as the “come out” and the “point”. In summary, the basic objective of the game as a whole is to roll certain numbers while avoiding others.

Chapter 3

The Craps table can look very confusing to newcomers, but our guide to the different bet types along with their odds and potential payouts will clarify everything. Our betting guide explains every bet on the craps board, with how much you could expect to win as well as the house edge for every bet type, to let you know which ones to avoid.

Chapter 4

Our casino expert will provide betting tips and suggestions for this famous dice game. He will show you which bets make sense and which ones to avoid, with a strategy guide that will be useful for beginners and experienced players alike.

Chapter 5

If you don’t know the difference between a Stickman and a Shooter, or whether Snake Eyes is good or bad, then you will need to check out our glossary of craps terms. Our simplified examples will guide you through all of the lingo used around the game of craps.