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Casino Vocabulary

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In craps, a bet that the next roll will be 2.
A
Aces
A casino card game in which players hold two- or three-card hands, the winning hand being that giving the highest remainder when its face value is divided by ten.
B
Baccarat
1. The amount of money a player comes to the casino with to be used strictly for placing bets.
2. The amount of money stocked at a game table before the start of a shift.
B
Bankroll
A wager made using stacks of chips of various colors and values.
B
Barber pole
A casino card game in which the object is to try to acquire cards with a face value as close as possible to 21 without going over.
B
Blackjack
To reshuffle a deck of cards during a blackjack game to prevent players from using banned strategies.
B
Break the deck
A tightly controlled environment in which most of the large money transactions take place. Also the place players go to cash out (exchange chips for currency).
C
Cage
A blackjack strategy that, while not illegal, is banned in casinos.
C
Card counting
A disc used as currency in many casino games.
C
Chip
To exchange lower value chips for higher value ones.
C
Color up
The first roll of a craps game.
C
Come-out
A casino game in which two dice are rolled and certain number combinations win or lose. Players bet on correctly predicting the outcome of the dice rolls.
C
Craps
A casino employee who helps supervise the dealers at gaming tables and watches for any problems or irregularities.
F
Floorperson
A gambler who slowly works through his bankroll, betting very conservatively and in small amounts.
G
Grind player
A card that is dealt face down.
H
Hole card
A casino game in which players make a wager before choosing 20 numbers (usually between 1 and 80). Twenty numbers are drawn at random and players are paid based on their wager and how many of their chosen numbers were drawn.
K
Keno
A plastic device that dealers use to push paper money into the drop box.
P
Paddle
Checks written by players to the casino that are not honored by the bank due to insufficient funds.
P
Bad paper
An area behind specialty game tables where supervisory personnel stand and monitor the games.
P
Pit
A casino card game with many variations that revolves around trying to obtain the best hand based on specific patterns.
P
Poker
A casino game in which a ball is dropped onto a revolving wheel with numbered compartments, the players betting on the number at which the ball will come to rest.
R
Roulette
A casino employee who goes around to empty tables and pretends to be a player in order to get a game going and attract other players.
S
Shill
A casino game in which a machine displaying three or more reels pays out according to the pattern of symbols displayed on the reels when they stop spinning.
S
Slot machine
Umbrella term for games played against the casino and run by live croupiers.
T
Table games
Color of the lowest value poker chip in most casinos.
W
White
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