The craps player must throw the dice with one hand and the dice must make contact with the wall opposite the launch site. In case the dice are thrown out of the table, then the man on the stick (stickman in English) will be responsible for checking that the dice are in good shape to be thrown again. As we explained earlier, the craps table hosts up to twenty people, of which four belong to the staff and the rest are mere players. However, if someone does not want to roll the dice, then he can place a bet on the player who will.
The first roll of the dice is called “come out roll”. A new game starts with a new shooter. If the player reaches his goal, then the dice are returned to him to start again. If the player fails, then the dice are offered to the next player, who will start a new game with a new come out roll. The dice are offered to the person directly joint to the left side of the previous player, which means that a cycle is followed in the clockwise direction around the craps table.
The dice are then rolled on the surface of the craps table, which is divided into three sections: two lateral areas separated by a middle zone.
The lateral zones are, in fact, the reflection of the area in contrast and contain the following legends:
No pass line
Line of arrival
Line of Not coming
Bet on odds (Odd)
The central area has the legend: Proposed bets.
Pass-type bets win when the craps player rolls a 7 or an 11 and loses when a 2, 3 or 12 is rolled.
Bets type Do not pass, lose when the result of the dice mark a 7 or an 11 and win when it is a 2 or a 3. However, these bets tie when the result of the dice is 12 (Although in some casinos you get to consider the 2 also).
In case the result of the dice is 4, 5, 6 8, 9, or 10, then it is said that the point has been reached. Once the point in craps has been reached, then other types of bets can be made such as odds bets. The payment depends on the type of point that has been reached:
4 or 10 pay 2: 1
5 or 9 pay 3: 2
6 or 8 pay 6: 5
Coming in line can only be done after the point has been reached. You win if you throw a “natural” that corresponds to a 7 or an 11 and you lose if you throw a craps, 2, 3, 12.
The proposed bets can be made at any time and offer different payments:
Any craps: Win if any 2, 3 or 12 is thrown. Payment: 8: 1
Any seven: if you throw a seven you win. Payment: 5: 1
Eleven: if an eleven is thrown, Payment: 16: 1
Ace: if a three is thrown. Payment: 16: 1
Boxcars: Win if a 2 or a 12 is thrown, Payment: 30: 1