Craps lesson 6: First example session

Now that we've gone over the come-out, basic pass line and Free Odds bets, we'll run through a few example rolls. In each of the rolls below we'll assume the same setting. It is this:

You've just come to a craps table, bought in and the dice have just been pushed to a brand-new shooter.

Roll 1

  • $5 placed on pass line
  • Come out roll: 4 - Point established
  • $10 in Free Odds placed behind original bet
  • Next roll: 8 - No action
  • Next roll: 6 - No action
  • Next roll: 10 - No action
  • Next roll: 8 - No action
  • Next roll: 9 - No action
  • Next roll: 4 - Point made
  • $5 paid on pass line bet, $20 paid on Odds bet

Roll 2

  • $5 placed on pass line
  • Come out roll: 7 - Winner
  • $5 paid on pass line bet

Roll 3

  • $5 placed on pass line
  • Come out roll: 11 - Winner
  • $5 paid on pass line bet

Roll 4

  • $5 placed on pass line
  • Come out roll: 2 - Loser
  • pass line bet is taken away

Roll 5

(This one is at a table with a lower minimum, $3, but taking 5X odds)

  • $3 placed on pass line
  • Come out roll: 9 - Point established
  • $16 in Free Odds placed behind original bet
  • Next roll: 11 - No action
  • Next roll: 5 - No action
  • Next roll: 12 - No action
  • Next roll: 8 - No action
  • Next roll: 6 - No action
  • Next roll: 6 - No action
  • Next roll: 9 - Point made
  • $3 paid on pass line bet, $24 paid on Odds bet

Roll 6

  • $5 placed on pass line
  • Come out roll: 8 - Point established
  • $10 in Free Odds placed behind original bet
  • Next roll: 6 - No action
  • Next roll: 6 - No action
  • Next roll: 3 - No action
  • Next roll: 11 - No action
  • Next roll: 12 - No action
  • Next roll: 2 - No action
  • Next roll: 5 - No action
  • Next roll: 7 - Loser
  • pass line and Free Odds bets taken away
  • Shooter's turn is over, dice are passed to his left

Now that you've got a handle on betting the pass line and backing it with Free Odds, it's time to get more money on the table. Let's see how to get more bets working.

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