Following the Right Etiquette in Craps
Craps can be really enjoyable and exhilarating. But it can also be really frustrating especially for those people that are not yet that familiar with the game. But most people like to play in the craps table because of the good atmosphere around it. But this good atmosphere can disappear in a flash when some ignorant player unknowingly put their hand over the craps table to place their wager and the dice hit their hands, resulting in a crappy result, like a seven.
There are some tips that you can always follow that can make your night-out even more enjoyable. 1st, when you want to buy in the game, wait until the dice is rolled and the game dealer signals you to put your cash on the table. There is no harm on waiting especially if you do not want to be those ignorant players who have caused a bad number to appear in the dice roll because you have place your hands on the table in the middle of the roll.
2nd, be always informed on the wagers that you want to make in the game. This will move things faster and you will help the dealer handle the game well because although the dealer is very good on what they are doing, they rely on a pattern like you betting on the pass line or the do not pass line to handle the game. 3rd, you should also know the order of wager payoffs like the order in placing wagers.
Losing wagers are the first ones that are collected in the game. Next are the pass line or come wager winners which will paid in a sequence around the table. Then the place wager winners are also paid in a sequential winner and last are any wagers place on the center of the table. Like the hard way bets, horn bets, hop bets and others. 4th, once you have place down all of your wagers, avoid putting your hands in the table in order to ensure that you will not be blamed if anything happens.
5th, you can express your excitement in the game but remember that you to be always polite and courteous. Do not make a spectacle of yourself. 6th, once the point number is made, do not utter the word seven. It is a widely believe superstition that when someone mentions the word, it will really appear in the game. It may be superstition but there are a lot of players that are superstitious.
7th, if you utilize the do not pass bet or the do not come bet, stay quiet because by betting on the do not pass bet, you are hoping that the shooter will not achieve the point. Most craps players usually wagers on the pass line and are hoping that it will be the one that will come out of the dice roll. 8th, do not forget to tip the dealers.
Most dealers rely on tips to supplement their salary. Giving tips is also giving recognition to the dealer for a job well done.