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The Everything Craps Strategy Book reveals all the secrets a gambler needs to go home a winner. Whether a novice or a pro, you'll learn the tricks and tips necessary to mastering one of the more difficult gambling games in the casino. From laying down the basics to ...

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The Everything Craps Strategy Book reveals all the secrets a gambler needs to go home a winner. Whether a novice or a pro, you'll learn the tricks and tips necessary to mastering one of the more difficult gambling games in the casino. From laying down the basics to step-by-step guidance on advanced strategies, this is your all-inclusive guide to beating the craps table!

Strategies include:

  • Pass and Come
  • Do and Don't Side
  • Regression and Progression
  • Multilevel Systems
  • Winning in Tournament Play
  • Comps and Money Management
Gambling isn't risky if you know what you're doing, and The Everything Craps Strategy Book is your ticket to putting the odds in your favor!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593374358
  • Publisher: Adams Media
  • Publication date: 12/28/2005
  • Series: Everything Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 290
  • Sales rank: 834,978
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Top Ten Ways to Win More at Craps!... x
Introduction xi
1 The Basics: What Craps Is All About 1
Why You Should Play Craps 2
Overview 3
Basic Table Layout 6
Basic Theory 11
Craps Odds 13
2 The Do Side: Basic Pass and Come Strategies 21
Pass Line with No Odds 22
Pass Line with 2x Odds 23
Pass and Come Bets with Odds 25
Pass Line with Place and Come Bets 27
Pass Line with 6 and 8 Place Bets 29
Multiple Odds Strategies 31
3 The Don't Side: Basic Don't Pass and Don't Come Strategies 33
Don't Pass and Don't Come with Odds 34
Don't Pass with One Don't Come Bet 36
Don't Pass with Two Don't Come Bets 37
Basic Don't Pass with Place Bets 38
Advanced Don't Pass with Place and Field Bets 40
Multiple Odds Method 41
4 Do Side Strategies: Betting with the Shooter 43
The Do Martingale 44
The Odds Only Pass Play 45
The Five Count 46
Darby's Field 48
The Ponzer 49
The Come Hedge 51
5 Don't Side Strategies: Betting Against the Shooter 53
The Don't Martingale 54
The Ricochet 55
The 410 Again System 56
The 31 System 58
The D'Alembert System 59
The Three-Way 7 Bet 61
6 Buy and Lay Bets: Better Payoffs with Vigs 63
Buying the 4 and 10 64
Buying the 5 and 9 65
Laying the 4 and 10 67
Laying the 5 and 9 68
Using Lay Bets to Protect Your Place Bets 69
Laying Outside 70
7 Proposition Bets: High Risk, High Payouts 73
The 3s and 11s 74
The 2s and 12s 75
Horn Betting Systems 77
Hardway Bets 78
Craps Numbers 79
Hardway Hops 80
8 Other Craps Bets 83
Put Bets 84
Don't Hop Bets 85
"Any" Craps Bets 86
The Big 6 and the Big 8 88
The Field 89
9 The Do Side Systems 91
The Come Balance 92
The Fibonacci 93
The Rotating Field 95
The Paroli 96
The La Bouchere 98
10 The Don't Side Systems 101
Don't Pass Parlay 102
The Crossout 103
Oscar's Grind 105
Four Times Four 106
The Progressive Don't 108
11 Regression Systems: Decreasing Your Bets on Wins 111
6 and 8 Regression 112
5 and 9 Regression 113
4 and 10 Regression 114
Inside Bet Regression 116
Outside Bet Regression 117
Regression-Progression 118
12 Progression Methods: Increasing Your Bets on Wins 123
6 and 8 Progression 124
5 and 9 Progression 125
4 and 10 Progression 126
Inside Bet Progression 128
Outside Bet Progression 129
Progression-Regression 131
13 Combination Systems 135
Hedge Betting 136
Playing Partners 137
Hoyle's Press 138
Converting Come Bets 139
Before the Come-Out-Basic 141
Before the Come-Out-Advanced 142
14 Other Methods and Systems 145
Two-Level Doey-Don't 146
Three-Level Regression 147
Four-Level Regression 148
Following the Trend 150
Don't Hop Hedge 151
15 Things You Need to Know 155
Remembering Pass/Come Odds 156
CrapStress 158
CrapsInsurance 159
Blood Type Betting 160
Tipping the Dealers 161
The Gambler's Fallacy 163
16 Craps Stats: Calculating the Edges 165
How to Calculate Craps Odds 166
Calculating the Casino Advantage 170
Calculating the Weighted Pass Line Edge 170
Calculating the Two Roll Bet Edge 172
Calculating the Unweighted Pass Line Edge 173
Calculating the One Roll Place Bet Edge 175
17 Dice Control: The Set, Grip, and Throw 177
Setting the Dice 178
Gripping the Dice 181
The Expert Throw 182
Going Away from the Table 184
Controlled Betting 185
Controlled Attitude 186
18 Money Management: How to Keep What You've Won 189
Win Goals and Loss Limits 190
Casino Credit 191
Qualifying a Shooter 193
Using Discipline to Increase Winnings 195
Achieving Personal Success 197
19 Tournaments: Basic and Advanced Theory 199
Basic Tournament Play 200
Starting out in an Advanced Craps Tournament 201
The Middle Game 202
The End Game 204
The Last Shooter 205
Memorizing Tournament Dice Rolls 206
20 Complimentaries: Maximizing Your Winnings 211
Choosing a Profitable Casino 212
Playing to Your Best Advantage 213
Saving Money with Comps 214
Getting Free Junkets and Trips 216
Increased Odds Casinos 217
Preparing for a Monster Roll 219
21 Other Dice Games 221
Crapless Craps 222
Sic Bo 223
Electronic Craps 225
Internet Craps 226
California Craps 227
Klondike 229
Hazard 229
22 Playing to Win: The Nontechnical Game 231
Craps Superstitions 232
Imagineering Your Craps Game 233
Planning a Table 234
Charting a Table 236
Winning with Knowledge 237
The Successful Crapshooter 238
Appendix A Glossary 243
Appendix B Additional Resources 248
Appendix C Best and Worst Bets 258
Appendix D Charts and Tables 260
Index 267
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  • Posted February 22, 2010

    Great for the Pre-Trip meeting for Vegas

    If you have ever stood there over the Crap Table feeling stupid...READ THIS BOOL!

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