Learn to Play Craps - Tips and Strategies: Don't Toss in the Towel
Be smart, play smart, learn the right way to play craps!
Over your craps-playing life, you'll likely have more losing sessions than winners. Accept it. You must learn to play in reality, not fantasyland. Craps is designed for the player to lose.
Suppose, after two hours, the dice have whittled your chip stack down to . You haven't seen a hot roll in ages. Although losing is as much a part of the game as winning, you can't help but feel lousy. You wonder why you even bothered coming to Vegas in the first place. You were a rock for two hours, but it didn't work. You want to win so badly that you lose control of your common sense. You're down to your last for the session and you have no fight left. Stop!
You must never capitulate, never surrender, never think, "This sucks, I'm going to put the rest on the Hard 4 and, if I lose, then I'll leave. But if I win, I'll be right back where I started." That's the dumbest thing you can do at the end of a losing session.
If you insist on giving your money away, please send it to your favorite charity. Don't give it to the casino. Occasionally, you'll win one of those idiotic bets, but don't think you'll win enough over time to conquer your losses.
If you can't accept losing, you have no business gambling. If you can't stomach losing a particular session, then quit that session and cash out. Don't piss your money away on a terrible bet hoping to hit it big and get your money back all at once.
If it's an awful session and you lose a lot quickly, then accept defeat and cash out with the , , or that you have left. Take that remaining , go have a beer in the lounge, listen to the band. Put it in a nickel video poker machine and maybe hit a 1,000-coin jackpot for . Put it in your pocket, find your wife, and spend some time with her. Don't relent. Do something besides pee your money away on a losing proposition bet. Don't toss in the towel.
Now you know! Remember, learn the right way to play craps.
About the Author: Bill Enslen is a reliability engineer who routinely works with statistics. Having played and analyzed craps for 25 years, he has compiled his winning secrets in a new eBook, which you can sample at http://www.learnthesecrettocraps.com/. Be smart, play smart, and learn craps the right way.