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BLACK JACK
a hand the card/s you are holding.
black jack a situation in which a hand totals to 21 with 2 cards.
a deck a pack of 52 cards.
a soft hand a hand in which the ace is valued as an 11.
a hard hand a hand in which the ace is valued as a 1, or a hand which does not include any aces.
to Stand not taking a card nor making any other action.
to double after receiving two cards, a player can double the initial bet, but the player must ask for another card.
to split a player can split a pair of equal-valued cards, and place a new bet on the separated card, equal to the original bet.
insurance

applies only to non-virtual casinos.

if the dealer has an ace, the player can place a bet that equals half of the original bet. if the dealer has a black jack the insurance is paid by a 2 to 1. If the dealer doesn't have a 10 the player looses the sum of the insurance.

CRAPS
Come out roll The first roll of the dices in each round.
Box man The dealer in the craps game.
Shooter the player whom it's his/hers turn to roll the dice.
Out 7 A 7 that is rolled after the point is set. (that is, not during a come out roll).
point A number that was rolled during the come out roll (must be 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10) and if repeated, results in a win (on a pass line bet) or a loss (on a don't pass line bet), depends on the bet.
Pass line a pass line bar is printed on the craps table. The bet is on the chance that the point will repeat itself before rolling an out 7. Win odds are 1:1
must be placed before making a come out roll.
Bet can't be remove or reduced till the end of the round.
Don't Pass line The opposite bet of a pass line bet.
Win odds are 1:1.
must be placed before making a come out roll.
Bet can be remove or reduced by right clicking on it.
Come bet placed after the come out roll is over, on the COME bar printed on the table. Odds and wins similar to pass line bet. Except the come point is to be repeated.
Bet can't be remove or reduced till an out 7 or the come point is rolled.
Come point Applies to come bets only. The first number (must be 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10) that was rolled after joining the already going game.
A push A draw. Player gets his/hers money back.
Don't come bet The opposite of a come bet. All procedures are same as come bet except you place the bet on the DON'T COME bar.
Wins are the same as the don't pass line except the appearance of the come point is a loss.
Bet can't be remove or reduced till an out 7 or the come point is rolled. But, if the original point is rolled you may remove your bet.
Vigorish a vig. - a gambling toll, a percentage of the bet which is paid to the casino in case of a win.
Odds bet A complementary to pass/don't pass/come/don't come bets. Placed according to the original bet. Very recommended, great odds.
POKER
Ante a small sum of money, used as a pre-bet
Royal Flush Ace, king, queen, jack, and 10; all of the same suit .
Straight Flush Five cards in numeric sequence, and of the same suit .

Four of a Kind /AKA Quads

Four cards of the same value.
Full House One pair + three of a kind.
Three of a Kind Three cards of the same value.
Flush Five cards of the same suit, of any value.
Straight Five cards in numerical sequence, but of different suit
Straight Flush Five cards in numerical sequence of the same suit
Two Pairs Two sets of two cards of the same value.
A Pair Two cards of the same rank.
to Call to match up to a bet that was made
to Check to decline making a bet. Done only before anyone has placed a bet.
to Fold to drop out of a round.
to Raise to heighten the bet.
Suits the symbols drawn on the cards: spades, clubs, hearts and diamonds.
ROULETTE
American roulette contains 38 numbers, 1-36, a 0 and a 00.
European roulette

contains 37 numbers, 1-36, a 0

Straight Up A bet on any single number, pays 35:1.
Split Bet A bet on two numbers which share a common dividing line, pays 17:1.
Street Bet A bet on 3 numbers, placed on the outer right boundary line of the table, next to the corresponding row , pays 11:1.
Corner Bet A bet on 4 numbers, placed on the cross where they intersect, pays 8:1.
Five Bet A bet on the 5 following numbers: 0, 00, 1, 2 and 3. placed on the outer right boundary line of the roulette table, between 00 and 3, pays 6:1.
Line Bet A bet on six different numbers in two rows of three numbers, placed on outer right boundary line of the roulette table, where it is crossed by the line dividing the two rows. pays 5:1.
Column Bet A bet on 12 numbers of a column, placed on one of three printed boxes marked "2 to 1." located in the short side of the table. pays 2:1.
Dozen Bet A bet on 12 numbers placed on one of three printed boxes marked "1st 12," "2nd 12," or "3rd 12." located in the long side of the table. pays 2:1.

Red or Black

 

A bet on 18 numbers of the chosen color, placed in one of the two boxes located to the right of the table, which show a red and a black diamond pays 1:1.
Even or Odd A bet on 18 numbers of the chosen box, placed in one of the two boxes located to the right of the table, the Even box or the Odd box. pays 1:1.
Low or High A bet on 18 numbers of the chosen box, placed in one of the two boxes located to the right of the table, the Low box or the High box.  Low covers the numbers 1 to 18, the High box covers 19 to 36. pays 1:1.
Bingo
Blackout/Coverall This is a pattern where you must cover all numbers on the card to win.

Caller This is the person who calls out the numbers.

Free space This is always the middle square of the card and if included in the current pattern counts towards your winning numbers.

Jackpot

The jackpot is our largest prize for the game in question and is awarded when you make the pattern within the specified number of balls.

Pattern You only need the numbers that form the pattern found at the top right monitor of your screen to win the game. If you manage to do this within the designated balls to jackpot then you win the jackpot prize. If not then you win the prize in question. If there are more than one winners, then the prize is divided equally.

 

 

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