Minus being a sophisticated
card counter, taking odds on a pass line bet is
the absolute best bet in the house.
The odds themselves have a casino advantage of zero.
A highly recommended wager.
Playing craps with a pass line bet and a point of
9, I asked the dealer what were my chances of winning.
He said 40%. Was he right? Janice G.
Janice, the dealer
was correct when he told you 40% with this simple
formula illustrating it. There are six ways a 7
will appear (3-4, 4-3, 5-2, 2-5, 6-1, 1-6), and
four ways a 9 can show (5-4, 4-5, 6-3, 3-6). Obviously,
one of these ten combinations must happen for your
bet to be decided. So, because, on average, youll
make the point of 9 four of ten times, theres
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