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Can 'low rollers' play craps?

Derbyshire
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Can 'low rollers' play craps?

Hi All,

Having never played craps before, I'd really like to give it a try on my next trip. I'm a low roller with a $200 per day limit that I usually spend on VP.

Given that most table limits start at $5, by the time you've got your pass line bet, some odds and possibly a come bet or 2, I could end up having somewhere between $15 and $60 on the table for example.

I could end up losing heavily (or winning obviously!) all my daily limit in a short space of time so I should I just avoid it or has anyone got any suggestions for making this $200 last longer?

Many thanks

Clegg

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1. Re: Can 'low rollers' play craps?

Just win !

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2. Re: Can 'low rollers' play craps?

On a $5 table you can make $200 last a long time if you are patient. Make your pass line bet and then take single or double odds. Don't make additional bets until you have some of the casino money in your tray. With only $15 on the table as a maximum, the small bankroll will last a long time under normal play, and you will still enjoy all of the fun and socializing that comes with playing. Putting up more come bets or placing the 6 and 8 will get you additional action against a small house edge, but as you said, a cold streak could wipe you out quickly. Play pass line with single or double odds only and you will still be there when the hot shooter comes along and you can increase your exposure after a couple of pass line wins.

This strategy will not get you much in the way of ratings, but as a low roller, you are not going to get anything for table games anyway. You will, however, have a lot of fun.

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3. Re: Can 'low rollers' play craps?

yes find a table with a low minimum and your in.

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4. Re: Can 'low rollers' play craps?

Excellent, just the answer I was looking for :)

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5. Re: Can 'low rollers' play craps?

My last reply was for OSUcrapsplayer!

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6. Re: Can 'low rollers' play craps?

Learn to play the "don't" bets. Lower house advantage than the "do"

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7. Re: Can 'low rollers' play craps?

" yes find a table with a low minimum and your in."

Finding a low limit table is a good way to learn, start with making a pass line bet and a few come bets. Of course your not getting the correct odds if your only betting a few dollars per bet but you will learn the cheap way. Dont be ashamed to tell the dealers your a beginner, they will help and of course a bet for them is in order.

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8. Re: Can 'low rollers' play craps?

How do you place a bet for the dealer and where are the places with low minimums...downtown I assume?

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9. Re: Can 'low rollers' play craps?

I'm not advocating CR, but Casino Royale seemed to have low craps minimums the few times I went in there.

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10. Re: Can 'low rollers' play craps?

200 is enough, i know some low rollers that flipped 200 into 500 on tables that had $15 minimums. most of the older casinos (fremont, flamingo, etc) will have more tables with lower minimums. one guy hit the All Or Nothing At All at our table ($15 min) and as soon as the point was hit he cashed out. dont forget the odds