Understanding how to play craps
There are few basic rules one must keep in mind to play craps. This is a game with lot of rules and it is an intricate game to understand. Don’t be scared by the complexity of the rules, but the core aspects of craps once learned, the game is quite interesting. Let us look at the fundamentals of the game first.
First the shooter begins the game by rolling the dice and on the basis of the combined number on the dice the below things can take place.
- The craps shooter can win right away
- The craps shooter can lose right away
- He game can continue for more rounds as the shooter has not won or lost
Before the dice is rolled, the shooter is supposed to place his bet. Other players can now place their bets. There is a standard bet which is on the pass line. Once the standard bet is made, the shooter now rolls the dice. This is known as the come out roll.
If the dice that are rolled show up a combined number of 7 or a 11, this means the shooter now wins the same amount of money he bet earlier.
If the dice that are rolled show up a combined number of 2, 3 or a 12, this means the shooter loses.
In case the player rolls a point number which is 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or a 10, the game now continues from here. The player is now trying to get the same point number.
If in case he rolls a 7, then he loses. This is the basic fundamental of this game. Now lets us look at the detailed version of rules and how we play craps.