The good news? Craps is one of the only games in the casino where the player is in charge of the action with their own hand. You can literally grab the dice, give it a blow for good luck and roll it on down. In a single roll of the dice, there are a number of combinations in which a player can wager. How to Play Street Craps. Players bet on the likelihood of one player (the "shooter") rolling a certain target number before they roll a 7 on two dice. Decide on the shooter. This can be the first person who volunteers or the position can rotate. There are no hard rules on who gets to be the shooter.
A lot of the game revolves around how often a number combination comes up during a roll. Proposition bets are also usually good ways to blow through a stack of chips. While "rolling bones" is sometimes slang for shooting craps, bones is actually a distinct and complex game that's similar to Yahtzee, and is also sometimes called hot dice or "Farkle," though each game has a somewhat distinct scoring system in place. As soon as the dice have left the shooter's hand, all betting must stop. This is traditionally the "set" for the dice, so all players know you're not cheating or doing something unfair to the game. Establish the starting bet. The other players must now bet on either "Pass" or "Don't Pass.
Street craps is a great way to pass the time with your friends, but if you're playing for money it's a form of unlicensed gambling and almost certainly illegal. Similarly, play may continue even after a 2, 3, or 12 comes up. The other players must now bet on either "Pass" or "Don't Pass. In casino craps, the dice must go all the way to the back wall of the table for it to count. Tip the dealers when you have money to spare. How to Play the Dice Game.
Play the point if no one wins or loses on the come-out roll. Billiard Rules for Sinking a Cue Ball. Understand the legal issues. Dice Games: Bupkis Instructions. Because you're using two dice, the probability of rolling any particular number is different depending on the number.