What does the term horn bet mean in craps?
A horn bet
is a one-roll proposition wager which is a combination
of any craps (2, 3, 12) and a bet on the 11. It pays
off according to the individual payoff for each number,
less the three chips that were lost. Do I recommend
said wager? NO. Craps offers two kinds of one-roll
betshopeless and wretched. Although proposition
bets have seemingly lofty payoffs, the house edge
is way to high too waste your hard-earned money on
What are your thoughts on video craps? Michael
Called Live Video
Craps, this electronic version of a dice game
is offered by many casinos at 25¢ a roll.
Cheap, yes, but dont expect the same thrill
and camaraderie as its table-game cousin on a
Saturday night. Plus the game has one expensive
waterloo. Excluding the 7, all numbers become
the point. That includes the 2, 3, 11 and 12.
This gives the house a 5% edge on your pass line
bet. That, Michael, is notably higher than the
1.4% advantage the casino holds on a live game.
For familiarity of the game of craps at 25¢
a pop, OK; but wager no more.