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You must be new to the game of craps. Well, first things first: you need to know the rules of this fine game! Craps rules are not as hard to grasp as the large, complicated looking table may seem to imply. We’ll start with the basics here, and then move onto the more advanced aspects of the game on the following pages.
Getting Your Chips
First of all, a roll of 2, 3, or 12 is called "craps". If the first roll of the game, known as the "come-out roll" is craps, the game is over and the following craps rules apply:
If the come-out roll is a 7 or 11, the game is also over and the following craps rules apply:
After the Come-Out Roll
After the come-out roll, totally different craps rules apply. If the roll is the point, the game is over and:
If the roll is 7, the game is over and:
If neither of these rolls occur, the game continues and the shooter rolls again.
Other Craps Rules
During a game, bets on the Pass Line cannot be removed, but they can be increased. Bets on the Don't Pass line may be decreased or removed, but they cannot be increased.
When tossing the dice, they should hit the far wall to be considered "fair" but the staff working the table will overlook the occasional short throw, especially if you are an obvious newcomer the game.
If the game ends on the come-out roll, or because the point was rolled again, the shooter may continue to go another game, or they may choose to pass the dice on to the player clockwise of them. If this is not the case, however, they must pass the dice on to the player clockwise of them.