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Based on the experience of an author who worked in Las Vegas casinos, "Get Dicey: Play Craps and Have Fun" emphasizes the entertainment value of craps while guiding the reader through the process of learning a game that fascinates and intimidates. Every type of bet is explained and the rules and payoffs are illustrated in numerous tables. Playing procedures such as when and how to make different bets are given in detail, and the author weaves in stories from her casino career to illustrate points in a friendly fun style. From the basic rules for shooting the dice to advanced betting strategies, the book offers a comprehensive guide to the game. Because craps is a game of verbal interactions, the book explains how to talk to casino staff and what to ask. Along with player etiquette and superstitions, the book decodes jargon and includes a glossary of terms.
Table of Contents
To Pass or Don't Pass
Place Bets and Buy Bets
The Field of Dreams
Proposition Bets -- The Tempting Desserts
Power Pressing and Creative Play
Etiquette and Protocol
The House Edge of the Sword
Taking Your Chances in the House of the Rising Sun