Glossary of Craps Terms

Over the years, the game of Craps has picked up and put on a number of terminologies purely restricted to this form of dice game. Since the rules of Craps are complex in nature, it is important for a player to learn the glossary of Craps terms. It will not only enable him to comprehend the game, but also be at ease while playing it on the table. Below are a few important terms from the Craps glossary (A-D)

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The Glossary

Aces: This is the bet a player makes if he thinks that the next roll of the dice will be two.
Advantage: This relates to the chances of the casino winning a game.
Any Craps: This means that the next roll of the dice will show any of the Craps numbers of 2, 3 and 12 from any mishmash of the dice
Any Seven: Means that the next roll of the dice will total 7 using any combination.
Bones: The dice is also known by this term.
Big Six: Refers to a bet that the dice will roll a 6 before a 7.
Boxcars: Represents a pair of sixes.
Big Eight: Here a bet is placed on the issue that the dice will roll an 8 before a 7.
Big Red: This is a single bet stating that the next roll of the dice will be a 7.
Back Line Bet: Used instead of 'Don't Pass Line Bet'.
Box Numbers: These denote place or point numbers.
Box Man: This phrase is used for the individual accountable for the chips on the craps table and he usually is seated between the two craps dealers.
Craps Numbers: This refers to numbers 2, 3 and 12.
Craps: It means the turn over of the Craps Numbers on the Come Out Roll.
Come Out Roll: This bet decides the outcome of the 'Pass Line' and 'Don't Pass' bets and provides the point.
Come Bet: This bet is made after the 'Come Out roll' and requires a 7 or 11 to win and the player loses if the dice rolls out a 3, 11 or 12.
Don't Come bet: This bet is made after the Come Out Roll and it requires 2 or 3 to win, a 12 to draw, or a 7 or 11 to lose.
Don't Pass Bet: Contrary to the Pass Line Bet, this bet is made on the Come Out Roll and requires the dice to roll a 2 or 3 to be rolled to win.
Don't Pass Bar: This refers to the distinct segment on the Craps table where the player positions his Don't Pass Bet.

Wrapping Up
In this article, I have attempted to present an introduction of the Craps glossary and this should be enough to present an idea of what terms are normally used by the players at a game of Craps. Next time, there will be a detailed description of the terminologies. Till then, it's Good Luck to you.