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Request on the part of the gambler to the dealer for a loan.
In Roulette, it is a bet on any two adjacent/ side by side numbers on the layout.
Act of giving up or folding a hand and a deal.
The earnings of a casino recorded in the bookkeeping ledger.
At the point when a player chooses various alternatives for what they wager on amid a race or sporting event and consents to have any rewards from the primary wager, they pick naturally put on the following, et cetera until the point that every one of their choices has been betted on. Also known as “acca or acca player”
- One dollar bill
- A type of card in a deck
- In the crap game, Ace is used to referring to die side and have a value of one only
- In blackjack, Ace as a card is valued as either one or eleven
Across the Board
A bet of equal stakes on every outcome. It is used for horse racing where win, place and show pools are offered.
An abbreviation that stands for Automatic Card Shuffler.
The total amount of money placed as a bet on the game/ money wagered. In poker, the wagered money is placed in the pot.
Any player or gambler who places bets and wages on daily basis (day and night).
A player is termed as an active player who represents any group betting against the bank. One who is still placed in the pot.
In Poker, the point when the player buys additional chips for the ongoing tournament.
A player that goes over the limit to take advantage of the house. Online can be bonus abusers while at a land-based casino that may use a tactic like card counting in Blackjack and can also apply to Craps players that use dice control.
A term used for crap shooting in American slang. It is similar to dice. (see dice for details).
Against the Spread
The aftereffect of an occasion that considers the point spread.
- A person who is responsible for the number of bets and also for taking lotteries.
- A cheating player who defrauds the casino by working with the dealers and employees of the casino.
Total payout over a single game taking place in a casino
Total winnings at the end of the game/bet.
When all the chips are placed for betting by a player. Players also use the abbreviation AI for All In.
All or Nothing
Takes place in the Keno game wherein either all the picked numbers or none of them are drawn out.
At the point when a horse is attempting its hardest.
All Weather Racing
At the point when horse racing happens on a counterfeit surface.
A game with 38 openings, numbered 1 to 36 that has two zero spots, a single zero and a double zero, 0 and 00. It is also known as Double Zero Roulette and is unlike the French Roulette.
In Blackjack, a person who anchors the game by making the final decision and sits towards the right side of the dealer in the game.
The slot or the position place directly on the left of the dealer in Blackjack.
In Poker, the required minimum bet to receive a hand by the player before the new hand initiates.
- Dice roll bet that covers 2, 3, or 12 in Craps
- One roll bet of the dice being any 7.
A solitary move single-unit wager on 2, 3, or 12 appearing on the following roll. Pays 7 to 1.
A solitary move wager on 7 appearing on the following roll. Pays 4 to 1.
An inexperienced player or gambler who has never won before.
The location where chips are stored on the roulette table.
This is a strategy where a bettor places a wager on each outcome at various sportsbooks. When doing this – the bettor is able to take advantage of different odds in hopes to win money regardless of the result of the action.
Act of securing or protection (backing support) against any organized crime.
Around the Corner
A term used in some card games where linking of the highest and the lowest cards is permissible.
Refers to when the player’s wager or bet is active in the game or in action during the game.
An action when a player or the gambler places a bet against the bank.
In Chemin de fer, bidding takes place to decide about the banker, the highest bidder becomes the banker.
- Trying out.
- An act of dealing with the supervisor trying to secure a job.
Automatic Card Shuffler
A machine that is used in most card games like Baccarat or Blackjack which shuffles 1 or multiple card decks. You will find this machine being used in land-based casinos of course.
Winnings cut and taken by the casino.
- Name of a card game consisting of two players wherein the winning hand rounds closest to 9 and discounts all remaining units of 10.
- James Bond’s preferred card game.
- Alternative names of Baccarat: Chemin de fer, American Baccarat, Punto Banco, Nevada Baccarat.
Similar to Baccarat. The only difference is the bank is also the casino. All bets and deals of the cards are banked by the casino while both players sit on each side of the table.
Referred to as the setting in the casino where the Baccarat tables are placed.
Used for placing a bet by someone on a players hand. The player who places the bet asks his act is OK and has no right as to how the hand would be played. The person is termed as the back bettor.
The act of counting cards by the black betting player who plays back betting when a beneficial count takes place.
Also known as the Don’t Pass line.
Back Line Odds
Odds placed on the point number while there is a bet on the Don’t Pass line already.
Back of the house
Known to be the area of the casino where the team network is out of contact with the guests.
Back to Back
Winning over several hands in a row.
Referred to one who funds a game. Also see: bankroller.
The Roulette wheel’s outer rim where the dealer spins the ball.
A term (slang) used for a gaming enforcement officer/a police officer.
- A frequent game visitor who never participates.
- A player who counts on others to pay their own expenses.
The arrested one.
Spun in a roulette wheel and tends to fall into any of the number slot. The ball in a number slot determines the winning.
When the spinning ball falls out of the roulette wheel and invalidates the spin winning.
The checks and the yellow chips used in Baccarat. They are valued at $20.
- A cheating method.
- In Chemin de fer, used for the bank.
- Used in Baccarat by the player who tends to challenge the bank.
Used by a player who wants to place a bet against the bank for the second time after losing a coup in the Baccarat game.
A term used by a supervisor who announces the game closing.
- A dealer who pays off the bets. Also known as the house.
- The initial quantity of chips at a table.
- Amount of money placed at a table for a player. Refer to: Bankroll.
Term used to illustrate the difference of Craps played in the casino that further banks the act.
One of the two betting positions in the Baccarat.
One who serves as the financial backing for a game and pays all the winnings and receives all the lost bets. A position controlled by the casino. Some games allow the players to be the banker. Example: Pai Gow.
A type of game wherein the players bet against the house and not against each other. Example: Blackjack.
The total sum set aside for gambling only.
Referred to the financer of any game. Also, see Bankroller/Backer Man.
A variant of baccarat played in America.
Not permitting someone or something to bar. The casino acceptance of don’t bet when anyone places bar 12 or 2 on Don’t Pass
Bar the 12
Used for a don’t better which is a push number for the come-out roll in Craps. The 2 can be barred instead of 12 as well.
Bet/wager made of several chips of variant denominations with different colors.
Location on the dice table where bets at large are placed and paid
Referred to the dice dealer supervising any of the bases.
Used to indicate a set of choices to dictate play in Blackjack. Serves as the support for advanced play in the game. Also known as Perfect Strategy.
Referred to a low-value chip like $1 chip.
Allows dodgy players to cheat with the help of a simple holdout gadget on their arm.
Referred to one who wagers on behalf of another gambler to conceal the identity of the original gambler.
- Act of overcoming the odds.
- Referred to a player cheating over money during a game.
The act of complaining against a playing mate or the house.
A player who has a complaint.
Used to describe wider cards wider at the centre instead of any ends. A result of trimmed cards.
A player who bends the corner of cards to help in cheating.
Used for a $100 bill.
Used to indicate the shooter seven outs by the stickman sometimes.
Best of it
A strategy used by the player who has a higher chance of winning than fellow players.
Bet or wager placed by a player in the casino.
A wager placed by the player without even glancing at the played cards. Can also be referred to as a blind bet.
Bet Both Ways
Wagers being placed on the do and the don’t in Craps.
Bet on the Layout
A wager placed on any number that’s part of the Roulette table.
Bet the Limit
An act of placing a bet that matches the house’s/table’s maximum allowed bet.
Bet the Pot
A bet that is equivalent to the total amount of all other bets up to the playing point.
A bet used to determine the next wager via the use of previous wager’s status.
The relationship between the lowest and the highest bet percentage placed by the player.
Used for someone who bets with the shooter. A term used in Craps in the same course.
Set rules that help the player to determine the best way to use their money for each bet placement in a game.
Betting True Count
Used to maximize the profits by the card counters who vary their bets on the count, making higher bets for a positive count and lower for negative ones.
Used for betting against the shooter in Craps.
Used to refer to dice that improves the player’s odds and shows how the dice is modified so that one or more sides are rounded that further favours numbers that are beneficial for some players. However, this modification dice act is regarded as illegal.
Referred to a roulette wheel which is not stable and thereby, results with certain number favouring.
A term referring to numbers which are statistically proven to hit on long-term analysis.
- Playing cards manufacturing company.
- Indicates the usage style of the cards.
A jumbo slot machine.
Used in the game, Texas Hold’em as a surrogate part for an Ante. All the players involved in the game eventually bet the ‘Big Blind’ at least once. The Big Blind and the Little Blind, together rotate on the table while staying towards the left side of the deal.
Any con that can last many days and includes several people.
Used in Craps for point ten.
Used for a bet of $10,000.
Big Eight and Big Six
In Craps, two immensely poor bets. Also regarded as sucker bets. These bets have similar offs as place 6 and 8.
Indicates large bets and is used by bookmakers.
Action of placing a bet an Any Seven.
Also known as the Wheel of Fortune. The game uses a large wheel vertically mounted with diverse pay-offs.
Used for a hand consisting of A-K.
An imaginative site used by con men to cheat on a mark. A Big Store can be a brokerage place, a gambling house and a bookmarking area as well.
Used by gamblers to refer to $100 bill.
A game that uses numbered balls and cards that are divided into two lines, horizontal and vertical. The basic goal is matching the numbers on cards to the ball numbers as they are pulled by the house while there are different ways to win a bingo game from simple lines/patterns and full cards.
A marker that covers all the numbers on a Bingo card game.
Refers to one who anticipates and relishes losing his money.
Used to illustrate a loan/credit request.
A bet/wager that helps pay even sum in roulette.
A bet that the next number where the ball falls is a black number in Roulette.
A document by the NGA (Nevada Gaming Commission) and consists of pictures and names of the known cheating players. Any person in the BlackBook, if permitted in the casino can result in loss of casino license.
Black Line Work
A cheating strategy where a very small cut is made on the black border of the face card. The cheater then knows where each face card is going.
- A game where objects get closest to 21.
- In Blackjack, a winning hand consisting of an Ace and a 10 value card.
- A card game wherein the players try their best to best the dealer by getting closest to 21 without going over. (Also known as 21).
Refers to the hand where the first two cards round to 21. A Jack and an Ace is referred to as a blackjack hand.
Similar to BlackBook. A list with photographs of all banned or blacklisted cheats from a specific casino.
A cheating method where the cards are marks with designs blocked out or embellishing them.
A term used for $100 chips (usually black in colour).
A bet required in poker games that do not need an Ante like the Texas Hold’em Poker.
A cheating method that is assisted with a small burn placed on the card’s back so the cheat can recognize when it is placed on top of the card deck.
1. Act of losing.
2. To be caught while cheating.
Player wagering by make-believe that the player withholds a strong hand. This is implied over the opponents so that they fold and the bluffer wins.
Intense wagering with a weak hand at play in order to compel the opponents to fold up.
A place amongst the community cards in games where cards are required like Texas Hold’em Poker.
Another referring term for Blackboard and the rail. Used for that part of the table raised off the playing surface.
A container that is used to hold on the unused dice.
Used to describe a corrupt horse race.
Visual and non-verbal hints, putting forth information about the individual.
Refers to Dice.
- Acceptance of bets on the betting races and sports by an individual or corporate.
- Someone accountable for wagers collection and pay-offs for the house, inside and outside the casino.
Refer to Book.
Refer to Book.
Used for a player’s actions that move and jumps around from one table to another. This is performed in alliance with various partners counting cards at different tables.
A method used by dealers so that they can pull cards from the bottom of the card deck. This technique is regarded as cheating as well.
The Roulette wheel’s inner rim that stays immobile when the wheel is spun.
A person who spins the roulette wheel. Also, refer to Croupier.
1. One who is accountable for order maintenance in the bar or the house.
2. Used for a check that is not valid enough to be collected, primarily due to an inadequate sum of funds.
A wooden niche in the roulette wheel which holds the spinning division of the wheel.
- In Blackjack refers to a location where players can wager directly in front of each other.
- Location in the centre of the Craps table where the intended bets take place.
Box Up or Box them up
An action performed by the stickman where dice numbers are mixed and the shooter can opt for a new dice pair.
Used in Craps when the shooter rolls two.
Boxmen or Boxperson
Refers to the Craps game supervisor.
- Refers to Craps dealers.
- Used for players/gamblers.
- Describe members of any corrupt families.
Means Big Player. Also known as the High Roller.
Refer to: Bust.
Break a Game
Used for when a table loses all the money to anyone or more players.
Act of securing a dealer’s casino job with minimal experience scale.
Break the Bank
Similar to Break a Game. Action of breaking the bank consisting of a table losing all its chips supplied for the night and then facing a shutdown.
Break the Deck
A technique in Blackjack to beat the card counter via card reshuffling.
Refers to when a player or a house wins even sum to the bet placed.
Used for players to indicate fortunate or unfortunate luck.
A cheating strategy used in Craps where the die is cut and is no longer valid.
A cheating system that the 10 valued cards are bent vaguely so that they are identified on the table or the deck.
Bring it in
Announcing wagers on the first round.
A compulsory open bet in the first round in the Seven Card Stud. It is paid by the player with the lowest-up card.
Refer to: Bust.
A courteous gesture of transport given to the player that lost all his money.
Brush or The Brush
- A cheating method where the cheat switches any of his cards for another from fellow player’s hand. The action is performed when pushing the opponent’s card away.
- Used in Craps for a cheating purpose where the cheat swaps out dice for another set.
Term indicative of a $1 bill. (Also refer to as Button).
Buck the Game
Used when a player wagers against a house.
A framework that helps control financial expenditure in gambling.
Act of betting on any 7 and each of the Hardways
Betting on each of the Hardways and the 11.
Typical ‘meal comp’ given to all Low Rollers.
A device that assists in cheating. Used while placed on a slot machine or on a table’s underside.
Refers to cheating scams where the cashier returns a large sum when giving the change for a huge bill amount.
Used for an Ace.
A term that describes a player’s odd action.
An inadequate piece of information.
Refers to raise.
Illustrated a dealer’s action when they push a stack of chips next to the wager and then removing the excess from the pushed stack making both stacks equal.
Indicates having a large bankroll or a large amount of money.
Refers to the action executed after shuffling and removing one or more cards from the deck top. This is done to deject cheating techniques.
Describes the Craps dice when making money passes.
Card or all cards removed from the deck top after shuffling during the Burn.
A renowned cheating method that has become redundant.
Refer to: Burned Cards.
A term used when the player’s hand exceeds 21 value in Blackjack. It indicates an involuntary loss for the player.
In Blackjack, describes the dealer’s up card if it’s a 2,3,4,5 or 6. Used due to the complicated hit on values.
In Blackjack, used for a hand that has a total value between 12 and 16. Also referred to as the Hard Hand.
Refers to a cheat specialized in switching crooked dice.
Used for mis-spotted dice.
Used in Crap with a dice cup that permits the cheater to switch the dice whole shaking them before just rolling them. The dice cup is given the space for allowing the dice switching to earn the Butterfly Cup term.
- A small marker used in Craps to recognize different types of bets.
- Small markers used in Roulette to recognize the player’s chips value on a temporal scale.
- A marker used in Texas Hold’em Poker to mark the position of the dealer. This moves one seat to the left after the completion of each hand.
Used in craps when a bet is placed on a certain number. If the number wagered rolls before a seven, the bet wins.
Similar to Buy with the difference that the player bets true odds behind any point number.
Refer to: Buy.
Exchanging money for table chips to participate.
A term used for $100 bill.
Bets meant for cash only and refer to no credit or assets in due course.
A bet placed in Craps to cover eleven and any of the craps.
A strategy used in Craps to make the dice seem shaken while it is under complete control.
Refers to the place in the casino where players exchange their chips for real money. All the pay-offs, redeeming, and other financial transactions take place here.
A term for odds men working in the calculations rooms over the racetrack.
- A term used in Poker to validate the player’s matching of a previously-made bet. This helps in retaining the position in the current hand.
- Used in the Caribbean Stud Poker where a wager remains in the current hand via double the amount ante.
A bet identified using the verbal cues and is considered to be illegal in New Jersey.
The entitled casino employee running the Baccarat game.
Used in Blackjack by card counters team and employed as a technique as they verbally signal any playing member as to how much he should bet and how to play the hand.
Seen in games like Bingo or Keno. The ‘caller’ runs the games by calling out and posting their particular numbers.
Came Up Lame
A debtor who leaving town or the vicinity without any follow-up address.
A strategy employed by a cheat to cover his illegal activities.
Often used in hockey. This is the combination of both the money line and the point spread.
A curved stick used in Craps by the stickman to retrieve the dice after each throw.
- A maximum number of bets wagered by a player.
- A maximum sum of stake a player may amplify on a former bet. Example: Poker
- The maximum amount wagered before the house changes odds/points.
Refers to a good card/dice mechanic during cheating.
A course of a plan wherein a maximum number of players are able to play safely within a given space.
The total sum of money that is available with the casino/gambler.
A cheating strategy employed in a Craps game where the dice is modified in a way that tends to favour particular numbers by making one or sides of the dice softer as compared to the other sides. (Also refers to crooked/corrupt dice).
- A cheating technique that is employed when the game is in progress and the chips are illegally added to the initial stake.
- Refers to when a dealer pays off a bet but giving the winnings directly on the initial bet.
Refers to observation and tracking of the cards played on a Blackjack table while the players envisage about the playing cards with some precision. There are casinos that do not open for this purpose and regard it as illegal. There are times when card counting players are banned from certain casinos.
Indicates a fallen card on the floor and is used to a nearby floor attendant.
One who is skilful in card manipulation tactics.
Only a mispronunciation of the term ‘Card Sharp’.
Refers to an expert card player. May also indicate one who is capable of cheating easily in card games.
Caribbean Stud Poker
A 5 card poker game where the players wager against the house.
A group of slot machines all set in the form of circle/ring.
A casino designed particularly to serve high rollers.
A wager employed in the roulette table when a bet on any 4 numbers forms a square.
Carry a slug
A cheating technique used during shuffling so as to refrain from disturbing any group of cards which may be either on the top of the deck or the bottom.
A term used for the player to ask for a card from the dealer. Fun fact: it is also the French translation for ‘a card’.
- Refers to a hand that has no face cards.
- Used for a player with an unlimited bankroll.
Means a silver dollar
A stake that consists of all the money or the chips a player possesses.
A term that hints at the infamous cheating method.
The amount of money given to the cashier at the very onset of their shift so that they are accountable for all sorts of transactions that may take place during the shift.
Free money given to new players that make their first deposit at an online casino. Also known as Welcome Bonus or Sign-up Bonus. To give you an example, a 100% match bonus will double the value of the first deposit a player makes. All cash bonus offers are subject to T&C’s that should be read before accepting it.
A procedure where chips are exchanged for money.
Another type of bonus offered to player’s, where a refund is credited to their account base on the percentage of their losses.
One who is a casino employee and has the responsibility for all the transactions taking place in the cage.
An area where players have their money swapped for chips, payoff markers, chips for money and various other transactions. The cashiers tend to control and monitor all the transactions that occur in the cage.
A course of an action executed by a cheat as it consists of illegal activities like monitoring the security cameras, employees, exits, guards and other casino locations.
The place where gambling takes place legally. It has everything from shops, bars, restaurants, live theatre etc. Also referred to as the house, trap, store, shop, joint and toilet as well.
One who is responsible for all procedures and policies in effect in the casino bounds.
The beneficial edge the casino has over the other players.
A place that provides accommodation for guests as well as a gambling casino.
A person of high authoritative position in the casino/gambling establishment.
Casino Players Club
A system devised to track all bets placed by the players and then providing them with various rewards and other compensations that are based on the players gambling proportion level altogether.
An exclusive hotel room accommodation offer for casino players club members.
One who is responsible for monitoring all table games and this is inclusive of the floor personnel and also the pit bosses.
Ones who are dedicated players for a particular casino and play there for the extended duration. Sch players are highly desired by casinos.
Refers to the action of choosing a Keno number winning.
Used to indicate the number picked by the player and that appears on the casino boards.
Concealed security area in the casino which is usually located above the casino floor and is meant to keep a sharp eye observation on the actions taking place below.
A term used for a player incapable of repayment of money he owes and thereby, his credit halts.
Takes place when all the cards from the middle of the deck are wagered. It is regarded as a cheating strategy.
- Refers to the field bet nine in Craps.
- Used in Blackjack for the centre box that gives direct access from the dealer.
Refers to $100.
A preferred or favourite horse, greyhound, team etc.
A player who places a wager on the favourites.
Mimicking the exact same strategy of those players who are doing great at the table.
A term that indicates geometric odds.
- Individuals who act as mediums, catalysts who are there to manage all changing procedures for an organization.
- Casino employees and are responsible for exchanging cash for the players on the casino floor.
Act of exchanging the different chip colours with varying denominations.
Placing a second bet to win back the lost money.
A secondary term for a chip. A player can check to be a part of the game but is not allowed to bet in Poker.
To cautiously observe someone or something.
A casino employee who keeps a close observation on the shills performance to see the number of players brought into the game.
Chemin De Fer
Part of the Baccarat game and commonly used in Nevada. It consists of players competing against each other instead of the casino/house.
These are the exclusive, unique chips with which baccarat is played.
Relates to a small amount of money.
Act of losing interest.
- A silicon-based electronic device employed in controlling modern slot machines and the latest electronic table games.
- A token used instead of cash in a casino. The denomination of these token tends to vary as per their value.
A casino cheating method where the cheater makes use of a fake stack of all hollowed-out chips to steal original chips from the casino.
A tray places before the dealer on the table and holds all the chips used for paying off all the winning bets.
- Refers to an inexperienced player.
- Indicates a sucker.
- A gambler in possession of a large amount of money.
- Refer to: Chip.
Chuck a Luck
A term used for a game which has three dice located and spun in a wire cage similar to an hourglass shape. Also identified as the Grand Hazard or simply Hazard and Nevada Chuck-a-luck.
Refers to a sucker, bird, monkey, pheasant, chippy, greenie and mark.
Used for players’ actions when they consistently put forth large stakes/wagers.
A situation where the sportsbook reduces a set betting limit on any listed game.
Claim Bet Artist
A cheat who bets on any table game where it’s easy for players to lose their bets track.
One who is responsible for collecting a jackpot-winning in a slot cheating dodge.
Part of the big six wheels hanging down above the big six wheels and is made of leather and rides on top of the pegs, producing a clapping noise while the wheel is spun around. As the wheel halts, the winning number is announced.
The act of taking the entire sum of a player’s money.
Refers to an empty hand of a cheat that clears he is not fiddling with the cards or the dice.
Describes a highly meticulously performed cheating act.
- Bereft of any debt.
- Free of any cheating guilt.
- Refers to any dealer.
- Relates to a good dealer.
An act of tracking like recording the number of hands dealt and the number of spins on the big six wheel during any given duration.
Indicates cards that are dealt face down.
From left in the tray at the closing time and determines the value of the tray itself.
Act of placing a wager on the same number some other player places bet on.
Used in Craps to refer to a situation when the dice comes to rest after being thrown and makes it difficult to determines the surfacing value of the dice pointing up.
A slot reserved for the bank’s winnings on a Baccarat table.
A table or machine that takes money without giving a win. Also refers to a player unable to win anything.
- A cheating strategy where the second deck of cards is arranged in such an order that it can be switched for the deck in play any time later.
- Describes shoe/deck/cards that are not favourable for the player.
Dice that are unable to make the player’s point.
Allegedly, there are those types of slot machines that won’t hit anything anytime soon.
A player losing his wagers and experiencing bad luck.
When shooters are unable to make their points.
Refer to Claimer.
The determined value of the casino chips as per their colours.
Colour for Colour
A term used by dealers when they pay-off a winning bet by matching the colours of the chips wagered.
Refers to the act of trading lower denomination chips for the acquisition of higher denomination chips.
A Keno ticket meant for than one stake.
A bet used in a Craps game and is the same as the pass line bet.
A bet placed on the come line in Craps and has the same rules as seen in the pass line with the difference in the bet being placed after the point is set up.
Come Out Roll
Initial bet in Craps meant for the do as well as the don’t bets.
Referring to a particular number/chance for its probable winning.
Coming In One High
A strategy employed by a corrupt dealer wherein he lifts a chip from the player’s wager stack from the top and places it at the bottom of the pay-off pile.
1) A set rate/fee practised on particular casino games set by the casino itself since they do not have sole wagering involvement nor are they wagered against. Examples: Poker and Baccarat.
2) Refer to the Gaming Board.
One that is defined by all 5 cards and is also regarded as a full house, straight flush, straight or simply flush.
Rewards are given to players on the basis of the amount of money wagered by them. These include rooms, meals, shows, travel compensation etc.
A short phrase/term for Complimentary. For details, refer to “Complimentary”
One who works as a basic link between the hotel, guests and non-hotel attractions.
Refers to Cold Deck no.2
- Winning a bet.
- The act of stealing, taking or getting.
When a player/gambler takes the side/position/opinion of another gambler’s wager.
In Pai Gaw Poker when the player and the banker, both have the same 2 or 5 card hand.
A term used for an unusual player.
Bet places on the junction of any four numbers in Roulette. Also known as the square bet where the bet is paid-off at 8 to 1.
Percentage or ratio of favourable and non-favourable probabilities.
- Refers to the collection value of cards played at any time.
- Counting the chips in a tray or profits/income of a dropbox.
A dealer’s action of lining up small chips (moderate-sized) to make distance counting easy.
One who counts the cards in Blackjack.
A draft used to secure markers/credit with a casino.
Used for one complete round of plays in games like Baccarat and Roulette. Commonly used in European casinos.
Refers to all the face cards in a deck of cards. The face cards have a zero value in Baccarat and a ten-value in Blackjack.
- Act of bet acceptance.
- Placing abet/wager on the table.
Covering the Spread
This is a win against the point spread. When the favourite team comes away with a win by more than the spread, they “covered”.
Used for a fast player/gambler.
Cracking the Nut
Winning money that is enough to bear the expenses as well as make some profit.
Rolling a 2, 3, or 12 on the first roll and losing it in Craps game.
A situation where the outcome is uncertain.
- A table game where a player bets on rolled numbers when the shooter rolls two dice.
- A term in the Craps game when there is a roll of 2, 3 or 12.
A casino employee that is in charge of the Craps table. Also responsible for the collection of bets.
Refer to Crap Shoot.
Honour is given to certain casino patrons who can then play without any money. The player is bound to pay the credit money along with certain interest.
In video poker, a button via which the player is able to collect the won bank coins as credits and use them to play further without depositing any further money.
One who determines whether or not a player is eligible for credit and its percentage.
Voucher issued by the casino table and determines the winning of the player.
Ones who are accounted as Craps dealers.
A cheating strategy where the card corners are slightly bent for the cheat to identify them easily.
A course of management procedures where employees tend to learn various tasks and helps improve their employability level in various regards like a moral improvement, employee retention and filing for another employment opportunity.
One who specialized in double-crossing the casino from the outside.
A French name for the casino employee who calls out the points and turns the card and determines what happens next after the third card baccarat rules. Refers to a dealer in European terms.
Used to indicate a new player.
A cheating strategy where particular cards are replaced from the deck to be used later.
A term refers to a Baccarat player at his turn to deal.
Coin and paper money.
Known as the reserved bankroll, money held back for later use.
The act of splitting a deck of cards into two piles and then putting them back together in a different manner so the order changes. This is like impartial shuffling and can be performed by any of the participating players.
A plastic divider added into a deck of cards so as to indicate a shuffle for them.
A course of action performed by a dealer holding a stack of chips and using his index finger to pile two or more but an equal stack of chips again. Also identified as a Drop-Cut and a Thumb Cut.
Cut Edge Dice
A cheating strategy where the dice edges are either cut or shaved with different sized angles and helps in allowing the cheat to have some control over the game’s results since the dice then tends to fall in the larger cut direction.
A cheating technique in Craps where the dice are bartered for another dice.
The act of matching a stack of chips having chips of a certain colour with another stack having the same coloured chips.
Refers to the act of separating and distributing tips between dealers.
Cut Up Jackpots
Refers to the act of separating and distributing tips between dealers.
A cheating strategy where the cheat used either a knife or acid to extend the white area by removing just a small amount of the coloured design on the back of the cards.
In video poker, the geometrically predicted numbers of hands dealt as per the top jackpot which is usually a royal flush.
A cheating strategy where the cards are marked/coloured for easy identification later.
A market area that can be used to drive to the casino and then back home the same day while having time for gambling as well.
A term referred to as work shifts occurring during any daylight hours by employees in general.
Describes an open table with no players.
- Used for a non-player. Refers to a patron who is out of money.
- A patron out of money; one who is broke.
- A charter bus that leaves the casino with no accompanied passengers. It is commonly referred to when the bus initiates it run.
People who wander around a casino but do not actively participate in any game.
The act of giving out cards during a hand.
An act by a dealer when he intentionally refrains from dealing cards to a player, one who commonly is devoid of resources.
- The act of ruling out/excluding player or players from a game’s circle.
- Used for dealers when they get cards to the players.
One who works as a casino employee and executes table games. Also referred to as the Croupier.
An unintentional or non-deliberate act performed by a Roulette dealer when spinning the ball in a usual manner.
A gambler who is smart enough to calculate the odds and related ratios/percentages.
One who has a heavy, fully loaded bankroll.
The act of understanding about the commission being paid later.
Method or approach used for getting cards to the players.
The sum value of a chip, cash or card.
A system that includes a rotating position and determines as to who is expected to place the blind bets.
A player who wagers without any credit support if he loses.
A market segment expected to stay overnight and is usually accounted for as a part of a vacation.
- A $2 note.
- The two in cards.
- The two-spot on the die/dice.
A second dealer who can deal with the next card if the top card in the next is not likely to favour him.
Known to be the plural of dice. Referred to as the two objects in Craps game. Each dice has sides with dots ranging from 1-6 numbers on each side.
Dice are off
Dice that are not valid and are an outcome of a cheat’s effort.
A container holding the dice but is not used. Usually placed on the table.
A plastic cube that delivers the dice and is used in some games so as to reduce any cheating opportunity by using a dice cup or by simply throwing of the dice by hand.
A player of the Craps game who is unable to control the compulsion to bet/gamble/wager.
A player who throws the dice in a manner that the random movement of it is limited. Such a player is able to predict accurately the probable numbers.
One who is a casino employee and is accounted to dice picking which are either fallen or thrown off the Craps table.
Generally referred to as dice in its multiple forms. It is a small cube with dots that are accounted for numbers ranging from 1-6.
Dime or Dime Bet
Refers to a wager of $1000.
- Illegal acquisition of money.
- Chips that are not returned to the bankroll even after losing wagers.
- Refers to used cards.
- A card removed from the hand and is not likely to be used till the next shuffle time.
Refer to Discard Tray.
A tray that supports discarded, burnt, mucked, or taken out cards.
Refers to a pass line bet or a come bet in a Craps game.
One who is accounted as the underdog in any betting plan.
The act of being afraid during an extended winning line wherein the player has to increase the bet.
Used for a $100 bet.
Used to mark a winning number, cylindrical in shape, made out of glass and a part of Roulette.
A term referring to a don’t pass or a don’t come wager in Craps.
A wager in Craps placed after the come-out roll and depends on the next roll that can be 2-3 wins, a 12 which is a standoff and 7 or 11 loses.
Don’t Pass Line
An area where the players make the don’t pass bets in Craps game.
The very first revealed card or the upcard.
A casino employee that permits the players to a gaming roll. Commonly practised in European casinos.
A cheating strategy where the casino employees add more pockets to pocketless aprons to hide the chips.
Refers to two decks that hold the dealer’s hand and is used in Blackjack.
A bet which requires the player to place a bet of an amount that is equal to the initial, original bet placed so as to acquire one more card that will complete the hand. This limits hands to have two cards only and is a part of Blackjack.
A cheating strategy manipulated by a dealer who apparently deals a player a very good hand but on the same hand, he deals himself a far better one.
It is a variation of Blackjack where the dealer’s cards are shows prior to the bettors playing hands and is also expected to have some rules changes to reimburse for the benefit given to the bettors.
Executed in Craps and in limited casinos. It is involved only when a player takes odds to bet double the original bet.
To extend a bet by an equal amount. Also known as Double up Betting System which is doubling a bet after losing in hopes of regaining the lost money.
Refers to American Roulette wheels.
Used for the act of doubling the size of the last bet and serves as the foundation of various betting techniques.
The face-down card which the baccarat player is dealt with.
Down With Odds
A term used by a dealer when he pays off a place bet and moves the same players come bet on a certain number and ensures that the player is covered on that particular number.
A wager on any 12 numbers in roulette. Example: 1-12, 13-24, 25-36 etc.
The action of removing either all or only part of a winning wager and is regarded as the opposite of letting it ride.
A cheating technique where the cheat removes all the chips from the bet as soon as the game is in progress.
- In Poker, the act of discarding cards from a hand that the player either draws or receives new cards so as to replace all the discarded ones.
- Regarded as a variation of poker.
Refers to permitting of a video poker player to draw as much as five new cards.
A cheating technique so the cheats are able to cheat the slot machines in a way that a hole is drilled into any one side of a slot machine and modify it so the machine plays exactly the way the cheat wants.
Refers to the total amount of cash and markers given in a particular timeframe and can be seen on a shift, a table and any area in the casino.
Known as a fortified box and is placed under a table. It is connected to a lot where the dealers are able to place money as well as chips into the box without the need for a security deposit. It is also replaced with an empty box and moved to the cage where contents are counted and removed.
Drop Box Slot
A hole located directly above the Drop Box and allows money along with other items to be placed into the lock box securely. It consists of a cover or a plunger that helps the dealer place money into the Drop Box and also the slot when it is not in use.
The act of placing a stack of chips on the table and lifting the stack back with the desired number of chips remaining on the table. Also regarded as the Thumb Cut and the Cut Cheques as well.
Describes the actual money spent by players in a casino. The casino edge is only 3% generally but the drop percentage can be around 20% since players wager almost the same money.
The act of putting chips into the toke box, performed by the casino’s employee.
A term used for heavy losses.
Refers to a broke player and can be used for one or more than one player as per their out of money state.
Refers to a pair of two.
Indicates a big hand at a table.
Dummy up and Deal
An old-time Nevada phrase. It was employed by authorities to make the dealer refrain from talking and consequently speed up the game.
Refers to losing a heavy sum of money on a rapid/swift scale.
Dumping off a game
A cheating strategy that involves a dealer who permits his mate to win the money from a casino.
Dust him off
An act that tends to flatter a player by noting all smart efforts and actions performed by him.
A term that refers to a price makers odds line that totals to more than 100%.
A cheating strategy where the card’s corner is slightly bent to identify it easily later.
An act of dealer when they take their last break before their shift ends and they go home early.
Takes place when the player in some Blackjack tables gives up half of the bet on the ability if it seems that the dealer might have a blackjack.
Refers to the actual amount of funds that the casinos take in as part of the revenue.
A cheating strategy where the dealer does not drop paper money directly into the DropBox since they leave a corner of the bill in order to retrieve the bills later. Also referred to as the Hanger.
Used in Craps how the point was made on the dice and refers to a point which is made without any paid numbers. Example: a 6 and a 4 or a 7 and a 3 on the dice which is the easiest way to make 10, however, the harder way would be a 5 and a 5.
Refers to the geometrical benefit in most games and is commonly retained by the house’s edge.
Refer to Edge Work.
A cheating technique that can be implemented on every single card game which marks the cards between the edge of the level and the design.
Eighter From Decatur
Refers to the number 8 in Craps game.
- Describes the closing of a pit, casino, and pit for the night.
- Refers to the act of removing a patron from the bounds and is used in online casinos and related businesses.
The player sitting to the left side of the dealer.
Where a slug is hidden in the dice and is a cheating technique that is used with the help of a hidden electromagnet.
Element of Ruin
Used for the probable notion of a player losing his bankroll.
A French Roulette where a bet is placed on a single number.
Used as an option in some casinos at the roulette tables and can be employed on all even money bets when 0 or the double 0 hits. Both the results vary in the US and Europe wherein the former country, half the bet is lost while in the latter country, the bet remains at the table for another spin. If the bet wins the player repossesses the money while if it loses, he loses the money as well. This is referred to as the Surrender in the US.
A term that refers to a share.
English “American Roulette”
Known as a combination game where an American Roulette wheel is used while the double zero is removed. The players used chips of different colours and when the 0 hits the share’s concession is used.
Known as the Fair Game.
European Roulette is the original version of Roulette, consisting of numbers 1-36 and one zero pocket and a lower house edge.
Refer to Even Money.
The act performed by card counters to reimburse a multiple deck game that is equal to a single deck game. Example: if the count is 4 and the decks are 4 in number, the player would divide 12 by 4 to get a count of 3.
Describes the winning of an equal amount to the original bet.
A bet that picks on the two horses finishing 1st and 2nd in the line.
Referred to in the video poker where it’s the average amount paid back for a specific bet on a certain game.
The amount of money that is based on the geometrical benefit of the casino and luck and a player should either win or lose.
The money that a sportsbook stands to lose on a certain event.
Refer to Eye in the sky.
When a player rolls a two in Craps game.
Eye in the Sky
A term is given to all monitoring cameras that are suspended here and there from a central location, usually seen on ceilings and are constantly controlled by the casino authorities.
A short term used for Food and Beverage and hence, F&B.
Used for cards like King , Queen or Jack .
The method of dealing cards in a manner that the player will be the only one to view them and nobody else.
The act of covering either all or part of the shooter’s central bet.
This term refers to betting against the bank in Craps or Chemin de Fer.
Refer to Open Craps.
A game where the payoffs are equal to the numerical chance of winning. Such games are not seen in casinos since the casino games have a favourable edge so that the casino itself makes money.
Faites Vos Jeux
Known to be a French term that means the players can place their bets and single the betting starts at a Roulette table.
Used in Draw Poker as a technique where few cards are drawn to improve the hand and make it looks like a strong one.
An act executed by a dealer for observation and verification since the cards all spread out with face up in an arc on the table. This is done in a manner that the placement of the cards seems like a fan.
A simple oriental game which is played with button/beans and the outcome is decided by the dealer dividing the buttons pile with the help of a stick four at a time until four itself, then three and two and then finally, only one is left. Observed in selected Nevada casinos.
Accounted as a card game where the cards are selected from the deck winning either sequentially or alternately for the players and the bank both.
Refers to smart players/gamblers.
A term used for a fully loaded player.
A term used for the probability, chance or the numbers that frequently come up at times of a certain game.
- Refers to a gambling habit.
- Used for the number 5 in Craps game.
The bet which is good only for the next roll in Craps.
A wager in the Craps game where the next number rolled out is determined to be not a 5, 6, 7 or 8.
In the Seven Card Stud, the 3rd betting rounds where the players have five cards, however in Hold’em Poker it is the fifth card and the final betting round.
In the betting world, this refers to betting $50.
Fifty Yard Lane
The middle area of the table.
The act of refilling the bankroll by a dealer with the help of additional checks brought about by the cage.
A voucher that goes along with the fill and is verified and then signed with one copy given to the floor attendant and the other is deposited directly into the DropBox.
The act o filling a house in Poker.
Refers to a $5 bill.
Used to indicate to the right the maximum number of digits on a Roulette wheel.
The act of identifying a cheating player.
A gambler wagering large stakes.
Refers to the act of sustaining a bet.
A player who is seated directly to the left side of the dealer.
Known as a cheating strategy where the player reads the dealer’s hole card while it is dealt.
An inexperienced gambler who is not aware of winning tactics.
The act of remaining in the Poker game for an extended duration and keeps an eye or an additional card for the hand to win.
Five Number Bet
A wager that is possible only on double-zero Roulette games. this consists of 00, 0, 1, 2, 3 and the highest edge that round to 7.89%.
The act executed by cheats to determine or manipulate the result of a sporting bet so that the wager is won the way they want.
A die that is modified and is not valid at all.
The act of being passed on as the next shooter and is used in Craps game.
Refers to the swift display of a card(s) and is mostly used for the dealer’s hole card.
A cheating technique where each card’s back is shaded totally and only a small portion are left which is not shaded/ coloured.
Known as a cheating strategy in Blackjack where the dealer reveals the topmost card in the deck to help attain his winning.
The act of betting equal amount on each hand.
A slot machine that has a fixed prize and completely unlike any other progressive machine that has a growing top prize. Such machines always offer a top prize which is usually the same.
- A despicable term used by employees of the casino to indicate a small bettor.
- A patron who wanders around in the casino to attain some compensation or can take part in triumph winning of a dedicated gambler.
The tray which is used in most table games.
The lid of the tray that holds the chips while the cover can be locked as well.
Describes as to when the Roulette ball hangs up directly under the Roulette wheel lip and is not likely to fall down or drop.
A strategic technique where the dice are extracted and hollowed and they are so light that they seem to float around.
Refer to Floorman.
A term used for an employee of the casino who is accountable for every action taking place on the floor. This individual is responsible for all the problems on a table and the dealing done to sustain a sufficient level of the chips and at the same time, observe his surrounding with a sharp glance.
Referred to as the 2nd betting round in Texas Hold’em Poker where all 3 community card are dealt with face-up on the board
Flopping the Deck
A cheating technique where the dealer flips the deck of cards in a manner that all the discarded cards are dealt with again.
- Used in Poker where the hand consists of 5 cards of one suit.
- A player/gambler that possesses a lot of money or wins a heavy amount in playing the course.
- The act of losing or giving up any claim on the pot in Poker.
- In Caribbean Stud Poker, refers to the act of declining to call and as a result, forfeiting the ante.
Refers to the chips from another casino.
A hand stands fouled when the 5 cards high handstands lower to the 2 cards low hand or when the hands are set with wrong card numbers. Usually referred to as the losing hand.
Four of a Kind
In Poker, refers to the hand that has 4 cards with the same value. Example: four tens or four sevens.
In Seven Card Stud, the second betting round where the players have four cards. In Hold’em, it is the fourth card and the third betting round.
The act of forcing a player out of the game by excluding him.
A French style of the Roulette wheel that consists of only one zero and is observed in European roulette games. On the other hand, the American Roulette makes use of a wheel having zero as well as a double zero.
Seen on the Roulette wheel and are basically dividers that form numbered pockets where the balls rest.
Refers to the pass line in Craps.
A term used for a negligent dealer who reveals his hole card during the dealing. A phrase is taken from the Blackjack.
Refers to one who is bereft of any criminal doing, however, tends to be a criminal since he represents himself as the owner of a criminal record and is mostly accounted in Old Vegas casinos.
The amount of money put up by a player who can develop his credit with the casino.
Front of the House
A term that refers to the casino area where all the guests have extended contact and correspondence with the casino employees. These include the tables, the front desk, the hotel and the restaurant.
A term that refers to slot machines in English. The term emerged when the earliest slot reels used fruits as symbols.
Used for a hand with three of a kind and a pair in Poker.
A term used by dealers for a time in the entire month where various, estranged players are seen in the casino bounds.
A crowded Craps table.
Betting on something that is in advance. It could be a few weeks or a few months. An example of this would be betting the World Series winner on Opening Day.
Refers to odds ranging 15 to 1 on a winning horse.
Refer to a gimmick.
Refers to $1000 bill.
Refer to dice.
Refer to a gimmick.
Refers to a pair of dice.
The belief held by many gamblers that the outcome is more likely to occur in the future if not today. Visit our Gamblers Fallacy article to learn who about how it works.
A gambling player who runs out of money.
To place a bet predicted with an indefinite outcome.
All casino games that require dealers. In fact, slot machines are not entirely considered as games by casinos.
The governing body accounted by the government to monitor gaming regulations. This is not found in all authorities.
The act of a dealer where the dice is stopped prior to finished rolling when a foul play is suspected at the Craps table.
- A gambler who gives the money to the dealer.
- A player who places bets on the dealer’s behalf.
- A gambling player who performs pretty well.
Get behind the stick
The act of a dealer or the stickman opening a table at the Craps table.
Used for any of the cheating devices.
Give him the bum’s rush
Refers to the expulsion of a player in a way that the player is humiliated and is set as an example for all.
Refers to lay odds.
Give the business
The act of cheating someone.
A cheating strategy wherein the cheat employs a small hidden mirror to see the face of the dealt cards.
A term employed by dealers when they discuss the money made a day before.
Also known as a bust or break. Used in Blackjack when a player goes beyond 21.
Go South With
A cheating strategy when the cheat palms cards, dice, money or anything with the aim of taking the object out of the game.
- A player who is a skilful cheat.
- A player with a sufficient amount of money.
Refers to a sufficient wager.
This is a term used in the old days when keno games were a little fancier and less high-tech. The tube in Keno where the balls are collected after forced into it by air steam. The tube is long as a gooseneck.
Used for $1000.
A cheating strategy where the 2nd card from the bottom is dealt instead of the top card on the deck. At times, it is even difficult to even tell if the top card was not dealt.
In Craps, a controlled throw of the dice.
- Used to refer to cash.
- The $25 casino chips, green in colour.
A gambler who is inexperienced.
Refers to 0 or 00 in Roulette.
Refers to either bad luck or intricacy.
Refers to a deceitful gambling player.
Grind Houses or Joint
A term used by casinos to cater to low-end players. Such casinos depend on soaring volume of play in lieu of big rollers.
This is another way of describing $50 in the betting world.
- Refers to the group of cards received by a player in card games.
- The total number of rolls and duration the shooter has from the come out roll in Craps.
A cheating skill that includes palming and switching cards.
When the dealer passes chips secretly to his associate who tends to be a player. Known to be a cheating skill.
One who allows weights to particular horses on the track.
Refers to the total sum of money that is won or lost through a series of bet changing hands.
A cheating strategy employed in slot machines where the cheat pulls and slams back the handle while trying to control the reels.
Alternatively known as an earring. A cheating strategy where a portion of the bill is stuck out by the dealer from the dropbox expecting that the money can be retrieved later.
Refers to hard money or the act of counting coins.
A hand in Blackjack that does not consist of Ace values at 11.
Refer to a hard hand.
The act of rolling a 4, 6, 8, 10 or rolling of doubles in Craps.
Has a sign on his back
One who is known as a cheat and is easily identified by the casino employees.
Refers to chips or money.
- The part of the Roulette wheel that fits into the bowl and spins.
- Referred to as the restroom.
The number of people present at the casino at a given time.
A lone payer betting against the dealer in a game.
Indicates courage, guts, and strength.
- The amount of scrutiny impressed on the dealer by the authorities.
- A term used by dealers in Blackjack when some players suggested being suspect a card counter.
- The security level that reduces the scope of cheating.
The hand having more cards than required.
- A miserly gambler.
- A jerk player.
- The act of separating bets made with chips of various denominations and colour.
High Stakes Gamblers
Another term referring to high-roller.
The higher the volatility the fewer the payouts on a slot machine, but those few payouts are much greater than on a low volatility machine.
A player who tends to place large wagers repeatedly.
The stake placed on the 2 and the 12 in Craps.
The at of signalling the dealer for another card required for the player’s hand in Blackjack.
Hit and Run
The act of winning and then leaving quickly.
The act of hitting a desired point or number in Craps.
Hit the Boards
- The act of leaving the casino by a player.
- When the shooter is asked by the stickman in Craps to confirm that the next throw will hit the edge or the rail.
The sum of money held by the casino after the player redeems the token or the chips.
A cheating strategy where the cheat keeps some cards out that he intends to place in hand later.
The sum of money a casino wins.
A device worn by cheats to hold out a card when required.
Hole card play
The number of cheating techniques employed in Blackjack to see the dealer’s hole card.
- The dealer’s card that is dealt face down in Craps.
- The cards that are dealt face down in Texas Hold’em Poker.
Refer to a half point employed to eliminate a tie in sports betting.
The act of losing money.
When a wager is focused on the next roll of the dice in Craps. Refer to: “Proposition” as well.
The part of a slot machine where the money is stored.
An employee of the casino who is responsible to ensure the consistent playing of high-rated gamblers at the casino.
A machine or a table where players win frequently.
The opposite of “Cold machine”, (which is shown in section C), meaning it is allegedly due to give a payout any second.
Refers to a casino.
The edge that a casino sustains over the players.
A casino dealer in games who do not bank. Example: in Poker, the casino uses a House Dealer.
The benefit possessed by the casino in any bet. Also known as the percentage.
A limit developed by the casino where wagering is not permitted over a certain duration.
Refers to the 0 and 00 on the Roulette wheel.
The amount of money the casino pays for a winning bet.
When a player places bets with no knowledge of the game.
The act of acquiring tips and gifts.
A cheating player who manipulates the casino by shortchanging the cashiers.
An alternative name for Protection Money.
A person who is responsible for the collection of Protection Money. Also known as Bagman.
Refer to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
In Roulette, refers to a wager placed winning odd numbers.
The amount of money a gambler exchanges for chips at a table and is also known as a Buy-In.
In European Roulette when the ball lands on 0. Due to ‘On Prison’ all the wagers are held for another spin and the bets here are also regarded as even-money wagers.
In the Chips
A player who has sufficient amount of money.
In the Clear
To be free of any outstanding debt.
In the Red
- Refers to in debt condition of a player.
- The act of losing.
- Used for the condition of being out of money.
Known as a traditional bar game of Native America. The player here throws five dice and builds the best possible poker hand possible. It is regarded as a Class I game.
Indian Gaming Regulatory Act
Known as a federal act of 1988 where setup rules for Native American casino were established. There are 3 levels of games that are Class I, Class II and Class III.
A term used for the clapper at the top of the Big Six Wheel and determines the winning space.
Used to refer to the casino’s position in multiple games.
In Roulette, describes the wagers placed within the layout on a particular group of numbers.
In Craps table when only two dealers are working and one of them handles the stick.
Used to refer to the hand that requires a middle number to complete the straight in Poker. Example: a , , , and require for the completion of the straight.
Known as the side bet in Blackjack that pays 2:1 when the dealer has a natural blackjack. It is offered when the dealer’s upcard shows as Ace ().
The area on the Blackjack table where the gambler places an insurance wager.
The top prize associated with slot machines. It is quite similar to a large prize from a casino game.
Refers to token or French chip.
A slow thinking dealer.
Refers to 5 cents.
A cheating strategy where the card is set in a way that it obtrudes from the deck only slightly. It is used for illegal cuts and shuffles and works as a marker.
Known as the legislation during the 1950s that banned the use of slot machines federally.
Refers to a casino.
The act of two players who combine their bankroll and play it off the total amount of money together. The players share in the wins and the losses too.
Refers to jail.
A term that refers to the vigorish in Baccarat.
A cheating strategy where the dice are controlled with the help of an electromagnet in the Roulette wheel or the Craps dice.
A comp offered to all rated players where the casino pays all the players expenses like travel, food, entertainment, accommodation etc. A player is expected to play at a certain level at the casino.
A game that is quite similar to bingo and state lotteries. Here, the players pick on particular numbers up to 20 that they expect to be chosen from a group consisting of 80 numbers. It is particularly played in special lounges away from the casino floor.
The area when the Keno game takes place.
A casino employee who is accountable for taking Keno wagers from players and takes the bets and returns the winnings as well.
A person who is a mere spectator of a game and make unwanted comments.
A term in Draw Poker used for an unsuited card commonly held as a bluff.
A pool of money either won in parts or as one complete whole by the player at the end of the hand.
A cheating strategy where the dealer takes into possession the player’s money.
The technique of mixing cards after shuffling in Baccarat.
A casino employee who sits on a high stool and monitors the ongoing game.
- The dice used to indicate the value of chips or checks.
- Refers to the use of credit.
Land Based Casino
Refers to a casino irrespective of its location, land or water in the virtual world.
The act of placing a winning bet in Roulette after the dealer announces no more bets.
A wager placed against a certain number in Craps. When a 7 is rolled by the number, the lay bet wins.
Lay and Pay
The act of turning over the cards of a player and is followed up by gathering all the cards at the same time.
A bet where the seven is rolled prior to the number wagers.
Refers to a bet.
- When a side bet is placed after the come-out roll on the Don’t.
- Occurs in sports betting when money is placed on a team determined to win. Also, refer to Laying Odds and Giving Odds.
The design on the surface of a table which is white in colour while the background is set in a variety of colours like green, red, blue etc.
Refers to when two cards total nine in Baccarat.
One of the options in European Roulette that can be taken when the ball lands on 0. Here, the players are allowed to take half of the bet back.
A cheating strategy that fails. Example: visibility of a palmed card.
Let it Ride
Indication for the dealer that the player intends to repeat the last bet but includes the winnings in the bet.
An honest gambling equipment.
- Refers to an insufficient amount.
- Refers to the device used by a cheat to observe the dealt cards.
A bet which is below the table minimum.
A term used for all the altered cards that are marked with fine lines.
Refer to table limits.
Used to divide the bettors into two equal groups in a sportsbook. This is done with a handicap known as the point spread.
A program by bus carriers who organize casino trips and also charge a fee.
A cheating strategy where small spots, lines, and curls are added to the back side of the playing cards so the cheat is able to identify the cards.
When betting baseball, the process of betting the game will stand if the “listed pitcher” starts the game. Essentially, if there is a pitching change before the game, all bets are off.
Denotes a pair of twos in Craps.
- Refers to the act of playing maximum coins at slot machines.
- A cheating technique at the Craps table where weight is placed inside the dice to change them.
A careless dealer who reveals his hole card.
The act of placing money or chips safely in the rake or the toke box.
Used by casino employees when a dealer remains at a table for a longer duration than expected and does so without a break.
A wager that goes beyond the settable limit.
Refers to paper money or cash.
Looking for Action
A player actively looking for a gambling play.
A casino employee accountable for casino floor observation and also that the games should run smoothly.
- Used for a gambler prone to taking risks.
- Refers to frequent payout machines in the slot machines.
Used by a disciplined player describing a fixed amount of money lost in a gambling session.
A random winning of sold tickets resulting in various prizes.
Players who place small bets. Known as tourist gamblers and also regarded as suckers, tinhorns, and grinds.
Slot machines where you can hit more often but are less paid in comparison with high volatility slots.
A cheating strategy where a substance is placed on the back of playing cards and can only be identified via tinted glasses.
Refer to holdout machine.
A cheating strategy where the cheat placed a magnet on any side of the slot machine that the reels line up before the cheat removes the magnet.
Refers to $100.
- Refers to the top management employees.
- Employees who are in charge of supervising the security cameras.
Refers to the goal of a conman.
The act of a dealer where the stack of chips in the rack is stored. The chips are separated and then stacked to a set size allowing the floorperson to take a definite count at a distance.
A promising note was given to casinos ensuring the paying off the debt to the casino by a player. It is considered as equal to counter check and is used to withdraw any amount from the bank.
A plastic card placed in the cards deck or in the shoe to indicate the end of a shuffle or a play.
A term used by casino’s staff to correspond to the floor person that the player has paid off his marker.
A betting system where the player keeps doubling the bet with each loss. Also known as negative betting progression. The player can even reach the table limit or exhaust the bankroll prior to winning of a wager.
Refers to a mean gambler.
The largest single bet placed by the gambler as foreseen by the casino.
A skilled dealer who perfectly manipulates cards.
Games like slot machines and Keno that do not require any skills.
Refer to Dice.
A gambling session that ends with minimum winnings or least winnings.
The act of wrapping a large denomination bill around a small denomination bill to make it appear that there is a lot of money.
A smaller variant of roulette, with numbers 0-12, lower limits and can be played in online casinos.
A lower-limit version in American Baccarat without any fancy trappings.
The lower limit of bet set by the casino at a table.
In Craps, when a shooter fails to make a point.
Refers to the stack of chips consisting of various different colours or rather denominations of chips.
In Sports betting, refers to the level of risk that needs to be taken by playing in laying the odds or the pay off a player may have for taking odds.
Refers to the big 6 wheel.
Refers to a face card.
A term in horse and dog racing that refers to the morning guess by the price maker for the probable odds for running of the noon races.
A cheating strategy that comprises a sleight of hand.
In Poker, the act of throwing the cards away.
- In Roulette, the 2nd dealer who monitors the payoffs and also, picking up the lost bets.
- A cheating strategy where the cheat hides and switches cards skillfully.
A gambling player who is not aware of the game’s odds.
Multiple Action Blackjack
A variation of Blackjack that permits the gambler to play and bet on 3 hands concurrently from the same deck.
Used when the player is dealt with two cards that equal 8 or 9, ergo winning hands.
Almost getting the right combination to win.
Refers to a certain time period where a player undergoes a loss even though the mathematical advantage is in hand.
In Roulette wheel, refers to the numbers adjacently placed next to each other on the wheel.
Refers to a $5 chip.
The croupier has the option to call no action during a Roulette spin. The casino then repeats the action from the beginning, removing the bets after the no action was called.
Refers to a disallowed roll in Craps. This takes place when the shooter fails to hit the wall or the dice does not land straight.
Signifies an invalid roll in Craps. Also known as ‘no dice’.
Used for the black winning number in Blackjack.
Refers to compensations that are non-monetary like meals, trips, accommodations etc.
Mode of correspondence without any sounds being produced for it. Example: Poker player keeps an eye on the body language for tips about the opponent’s hand.
Number Two Man
A cheating strategy employed by the dealer when they deal with the 2nd card from the top.
- Refers to specific cards in Poker. A term referring to overhead expenses.
- Refers to overhead expenses. A term referring to an amount that a casino must make to break even.
- Used for the amount that a casino makes to break even.
Used for any 5 numbers physically adjacent on the Roulette wheel.
The probability of one event happening over another.
The person who creates the betting line that is used by the sportsbooks.
A bet placed on the table yet is not working or even active. Thereby, it is not under any risks.
In Craps, refers to the box numbers consisting of 4, 5, 8, 9 and 10.
Off Track Betting
Refer to OTB.
A wager that determines whether or not a shooter will throw a particular number other than the point prior to throwing the seven in Craps.
When a sporting event is no longer available to bet on, they take it “off the board”
The act of securing a casino job without having an acquaintance in the casino.
Used for the onset of the deck in all card games.
A Craps bet that is working and is being risked.
A player performing quite poorly. Commonly referred to a flustered Poker player.
Used by the stick person in Craps to announce a fallen dice from the table to the floor.
One Number Bet
Refers to a certain number to signify whether or not will be thrown before another number in Craps.
Refers to a slot machine.
Refers to the Jack of Hearts and Jack of Spades in Poker as wild cards.
Refers to Off Track Betting that takes place away from the race track.
- Refers to the level of money in the drop box and the amount paid out to calculate the winnings and losses. Used by the casino personnel.
- The amount of advantage the house has over a player.
Corrupt dice that the cheat can use for his benefit but does not let him win.
An unopened deck of playing cards.
The act of leaving a game.
Refers to a cheating skill that consists of swapping a priorly staked deck of cards with the current playing cards.
A cheating skill where the dice is thrown in a manner that it rolls out without spinning.
A plastic slat used by the dealer to push the money into the dropbox.
An Orient table game using domino sort playing dice and other pieces.
Refers to either a Jack, Queen or King or a 10.
- Refers to wager on even in Roulette.
- A hand with two cards of the same value in Poker.
The act of splitting cards with the same value in separate hands in Blackjack.
The stick used by the call man to move the cards.
The act of a cheat using the sleight of hand whilst a deal to place some unwanted cards in the palm/hand.
Refers to a card name categorized as Rummy.
One who asks for money from the gambling players.
- A cheating skill where cards are marked before the play initiates.
- Refers to money.
Refers to races where all wagers are pooled and the winnings are only set by the number of winners and the typical track deduction.
- When a gambler places a wager in sports betting as per the result of a combination game.
- Raising your winning by placing various wagers.
Refer to Le Partage.
The signal through a cheat for a scam opportunity.
Refers to the roll point prior to a 7 in Craps.
- The area where bets are placed by the players on the Craps table.
- A wager in Craps where the player bets with the shooter.
Refers to the wager placed on high numbers in the European Roulette.
Refers to corrupt dice and largely used by cheats.
A hand of 17 or more in Blackjack.
A disorder that stops one from placing bets.
The assortment of a bet.
Pay Off Odds
The percentage that determines a payoff.
A table on the slot machines showing the payout for every combination.
Pay the Board
The act of a house paying out every player at the table irrespective of the total count.
The line(s) on slot machines having symbols line up to win.
The money that is returned on a winning wager.
Refers to a player’s winnings by the casino.
The duration is taken to pay out winnings.
A harsh term that refers to a hold card player. Often used by casino personnel.
Peek the Poke
The effort to know the sum of money possessed by a mark in the purse.
A cheating skill employed by a dealer to see the dealt card. The top card is pressed down and then left against the fingers that are holding the deck. Here, the glimpse can be caught.
The point with a marker in the number in Craps.
The cheat here marks the cards using a pin and leaves a bump for him to feel later.
One who has the authority to write comps.
Wagers on small bets.
A gambling cheat’s victim.
The act of describing as to how a player witnesses a negative impact of an action.
- Refer to: house advantage.
- A cheating skill where the dice alters the advantage.
A banking play where the benefit can be acquired via uneven odds.
Percentage Tops and Bottoms
A cheating technique where the cheat employed dice that are mis-spotted.
The casino dice within 1/5 000 of an inch to be regarded as perfect cubes.
Refers to Loan Sharks.
Indicates that the point is 5 in Craps.
- A corrupt dice.
- One who is fake.
The act of a dealer in Blackjack turning over the player’s hand, paying out the winnings and taking in the losses and picking the hand again prior he moves to the next gambler.
The spaces of the table where the ball might land. They are numbered from 1 to 36, half of them coloured red half black, plus there’s the single zero in European and double zero in American roulette wheels, coloured green.
Another term for slot machines, used in Australia.
Some slot machines have an interlinked progressive jackpot which continues to grow with each spin of players.
These are different types of bets that put a challenge into a gambler to predict various of the ball events. These could be anything from the first touchdown of the game to how many times an announcer says a certain word.
In hockey, this refers to the “spread” and is treated similarly to a RunLine in baseball.
The Spanish variant of baccarat.
Describes four of a kind in Poker.
Used for $25 chips.
Refers to fake money.
The act of a bettor in Horse Racing when he must pick the first two horses in order to cross the finish line.
Refers to a sucker.
A tray positioned in the middle of the table that holds the hips and is placed next to the dealer.
Refers to a lottery.
In Poker, describes an insignificant hand with minimal chance of improvement.
- Indicates the top edge of the Craps table.
- Marks the spectators’ area in Poker.
- The groove in the Roulette wheel where the ball spins.
A cheat who steals away chips from unsuspected players from the rail/edge of the table.
The act of a player matching a previous bet in Poker and then increases the amount. Here, the players either match or increase the amount.
The amount of money taken for the Poker room provision and related services by the casino. It can be a flat fee or simply a set percentage of the pot.
Random Number Generator (RNG)
Used to generate random numbers in table game and slot machines to determine the winning combinations.
Indicates the face value of a card.
An area used by a cheat to hide stolen money or chips.
Used to determine a gambler’s potential worth as a casino customer and also determines the level of comps the player might receive.
- Used for a sheet that displays a player’s activity for comps.
- Refers to a dealer’s performance record.
Refers to dice.
Used for a dealer whose hole card is readable for any person in the casino.
A term that refers to the glasses used by a cheat to see all the marked cards.
Ready a Tray
Refers to the way a dealer organizes a tray so the floorperson counts the tray value from some distance.
Refers to a large sum of money.
Used by cheats from inside information on a proper way to execute a scam.
Indicates a wager on red colour in Roulette. This bet pays one to one.
A table game in the casino where the player bets that the 3rd card dealt would have a value between the first two dealt cards.
Refers to a $5 chip.
Reduced Juice Bets
When a sportsbook offers a lower commission on a bet. Many times this is offseason by worse odds for the other team, which is many times the favourite.
Indicates the visible wheels of a slot machine via window and consists of multiple symbols.
Reel Strip Settings
Used for the pre-set percentages of the slot machines in casinos.
The act of timing the spinning of the reels that the players can halt when it shows their desired symbols.
Used in baseball instead of moneyline. In a runline, a team would need to win by more than 1.5 runs.
Refers to a dealing shoe employed at all table games.
Signifies a private room for high stake games in European casinos.
A cheating strategy where the cheat marks the back of playing cards with sandpaper of fine quality.
Refers to $10.
A casino designed for low rollers.
A cheating strategy manipulating an opponent.
The amount of money being risked whereby it should be at any risk as it is used for food, rent etc. It is also an indication of sickness.
- Refers to money.
- The act of scraping a card placed on the table and signifies a request to the dealer for another card.
A tracking system employed by casinos to detect all slot players in the slot club of the casino. When a player inserts the card into the slot machines, the casino is able to track the duration of the player, how much is wagered and also the winnings. The members are offered comps and special offers by this system.
Seat of the Pants
The act of making decisions based on intuition only.
Refers to the player seated near the centre of the table in Blackjack.
A dealer’s cheating strategy when he avoids dealing from the top of the deck.
1) The division accounted for casino’s and its patron’s protection against multiple crimes.
2) Refers to the casino police.
The closed-circuit televisions employed the security division to supervise the activities taking place all over the casino.
A device used to register particular changes in the environment like temperature changes, motion etc. This is commonly used in the money vault, rooms, and hallways.
Sent it in
The act of betting against a house for the large sum of money.
The order of playing cards ranking in card games.
A bet that requires various rolls to win in Craps.
A specific duration allowed for gambling.
The act of arranging cards in Pai Gaw Poker.
Refers to the shooter rolling a 7 while trying to roll point in Craps. A seven-out passes line wager to win and don’t pass bet to win.
Refers to the final betting round in Seven Card Stud.
A cheating skill where the die is cut by the cheat.
Refers to an expert shooter in Craps.
A confident gambler.
A card cheat who takes benefit of the novices.
Signifies an altered dice used by cheats.
A piece of glass sounding the Roulette wheel and shields the players and patrons against flying balls.
A casino employee who’s responsible for the entire casino for the shifts and accounts to the casino manager only.
A casino employee acting as a player and tries to bring the patrons to an empty table. A shill remains at the table until the game is stable or the table fills up fully. The term Shill was also referred to hiring attractive women to allure people to the baccarat table, a practice that is not used by the casinos anymore.
A cheating device used to see the value of cards as shown in the device while the cards are dealt.
A shoe that is sighted commonly at card games and Blackjack. It holds various decks of cards.
Refers to a round’s completion with the shooter failing to make a point in Craps.
Refers to a player throwing the dice in Craps.
Shooting from the hip
An impulsive decision.
A small bet placed on the horn in Craps.
Signifies a number of cards removed from the shoe in Blackjack and as a result, effects like altering the percentages against the players.
Used for short change.
An illegal move of a player.
A round’s end in Poker where the remaining players reveal their hands.
Refers to the randomness of a deck or a deck of cards prior to the beginning of a play in card games.
A strategy in card games where a player tries to track particular cards as they are shuffled.
- A casino term referring to one being short on cash.
- A term used in casinos and employed for outstanding debts.
One who loans money to broke players.
An Oriental table game where the players either guess the individual or the combination of numbers that are to appear on three dice after they are shaken and revealed by the dealer.
A bet made between players on the outcome of a certain dice throw in Craps.
A casino game that is played lightly and is not as important as Craps and Blackjack.
Casino’s own branded slot machines.
Refers to either $1 gaming token or used for silver dollars.
- A conman working alone.
- Refers to the single 0 spot on the Roulette wheel.
A Blackjack game where a single deck is used while being hand-held by the dealer.
Refers to $1 chips.
Refers to unsuited cards in a Poker hand while it does not belong got a winning o even probably winning combination.
Six Line Bet
A bet that covers the six numbers from two adjacent rows on the roulette layout and pays 5-1.
A pair of damaged dice in the casino.
A fast way for dealers in paying off the winning bets as he pushes a stack of chips to another one and then removes excess chips from the pushed stack making both equivalents.
Used for a 6 number bet in Roulette particularly the two horizontal rows with three numbers each.
Refers to the 6 points in Craps.
Refers to a cheat.
Refers to a loser seven in Craps.
A casino employee working in the security division monitoring the casino activities via mirrors and video equipment.
Refers to a quick move by gambling players.
- Refers to an unclaimed bet by a player.
- A number that has not come up for a prolonged time.
A cheating device placed inside the loaded dice to help in the cheat.
Refers to a dice altered by a cheat for smooth and rough sides.
Refers to professional gambling players.
A technique employed by dice mechanics to control the roll of 1 or 2 dice.
Refer to casino players club.
Used for the bucket inside the slot cabinet where the coins are collected by machines as played by the players.
A special event where players compete for a big prize on slot machines.
A kind of a slot machine: basic, progressive, classic, bonus etc.
Sound of Rain
A popular term referring to the sound of money that the coins make after hitting big on a slot machine.
A bet you place on the intersection of two adjacent numbers on the Roulette layout that pays 17-1.
The basic term for the “point spread”, one of the most common types of sports betting across nearly all sports. Refers to the number of points one team is favoured over another team by.
Slot machines that are played standing upright.
This is when a betting line moves on direction and moves quickly. This is seen oftentimes in championship boxing matches, where the money floods in on a popular fighter.
Many times bettors refer to the place where they place their sports bets.
This is a bet on a single team. A “straight bet” is also known as a bet you put on one number specifically found on the roulette table layout that pays 35-1.
A bet you place on three numbers in a row on the Roulette table layout, placing the chip on the edge of the row that pays 11-1.
Refers to the number of chips in the tray at all table games.
- The amount of money that is exchanged in lieu of chips by a player.
- The amount of money, chips and markets placed at any table in the dropbox.
A game that is used as a table in any casino game. Example: Blackjack, Baccarat and Craps are table games while Slot Machines, Video Poker and Keno are not.
The act of a player moving from table to table having faith in the change of his luck.
A limit for most of the table games as set by the casino. The table limit consists of a maximum and a minimum amount of money that can be wagered at one and the same time.
A rule that can limit all the permitted wagers to the chips that a player posses at the start of a hand on the table.
The amount of money generated on a table. The total amount is calculating by simply subtracting the value of all the missing chips from the table drop.
- The act of accepting a bribe.
- Used for the casino receipts.
- A popular, yet mistaken, assumption that slot machines pay as many coins as they are few with. Also known as the Pay Cycle.
Take a bet down
The act of a player from removing a bet from the layout of craps.
Take an Edge
In gambling, the act of acquiring a dishonest benefit.
Take and Pay
The dealer’s method to settle up with the winners and the losers in the casino.
The act of removing a wager.
In Craps, the backing of the dice to win by taking the odds.
Take it from the Inside
Used for an employee’s theft.
Take it off the top
The act of being paid off prior to the disbursements.
Take Me Down
In Craps, the act of notifying the dealer that you intend to remove the bet from the table.
Take Odds (taking odds)
- A wager on a pass line after the come-out roll in Craps.
- Refers for the bets placed on a team expected to lose in Sports Betting. This wager allows the winning team to get hold of a greater payoff.
Take Off Man
A cheat who makes larger bets for his cheating scam success.
Take Off Pad
The area on the front of the shoe from where all the cards are drawn.
Taking the Count
Used to describe the act of a Pitboss when a game is stopped to allow the securities to do an inventory of the cash placed on the table in casinos.
Taking the Odds
In Craps, when a wrong wager at odds is accepted.
Describes the total loss of a player’s money or bankroll.
A wager on multiple teams where the line for each of them moves in favour of the better. When you bet a teaser, you have to get ALL the bets correct.
Machines with low payouts that make the house have the edge over the player.
This is many times referred to as the “over/under”. When placing a bet, you are predicting whether the teams in the game will score more or less than oddsmakers placed.
This is a person that sells their picks on games.
Refers to over/under.
Under the Gun
- Used in all card games to refer to the player seated directly to the dealer’s left side.
- In Poker, refers to the player who should place the bet first.
Many refer to this as the “dog”. This is the team that is not expected to win the game.
The measure employed by all gambling players to set the size/amount of bet. Generally, 1 unit is the table’s minimum stake.
A steady low roller.
Up a Tree
Used for a dealer’s face-up card.
The dealer’s exposed card in Blackjack.
A placed bet where the result is greater than the offered odds.
Refers to winnings.
A short-term used for a victim or a mark.
A term used to describe a better commission charged by the casino and is considered to be quite similar to any house edge. The 2nd term also refers to: This is oftentimes referred to as the “cut” or the “take”. This is the term for what the bookie charges for accepting the wages. Many will also describe it as the “Vig”.
Refer to high-roller.
Visual Wheel Tracking
Following the roulette wheel and ball and predicting where the ball will land.
The playing and paying method a player must keep in mind in order to get the most out of the slot machine and manage his bankroll.
Anytime a player claims a casino bonus he is subject to wagering requirements anywhere from 20x – 50x the bonus and deposit amount. This ensures that players do not claim a bonus and cash-out immediately. So, let’s say you make a $100 deposit and you get a 100% bonus which now equals to $200 you can play with, however, the bonus has a 40X wagering requirement. This means $200 x 40 = $8,000. A player must wager a total of $8000 in bets before a withdrawal can be made. Also, refer to as Playthrough Requirements.
Refers to a player who leaves a game.
The act of a person who requests a room without any prior reservation.
Used for the maximum amount of table chips that the player is allowed to leave with.
Washing the Cards
The act of a dealer when he mixes different decks together on the table before the shuffling.
In Keno, a ticket that is marked to merge number bets in different ways.
In Keno, a ticket that combines number groups into numerous bets.
A cheating strategy where the bills are either removed or hidden while handling the money.
A cheating term referring to the use of loaded dice.
The failure of being able to pay off the debt or the placed wager.
A player who is not able to pay off his losses.
Refer to high-roller.
Used for the Roulette wheel.
Refers to the Roulette dealer.
Used in Craps by cheaters as a dice cup with the inner surface polished.
In Craps, refers to an uncontrolled shot performed by the shooter. With the ‘Whip Shot’ the shooter is allowed to have dice spinning when they are rolled and land on the table with a flat spinning move so that when the dice stop, the desired numbers remain on the top.
A bet that covers all the 7 and the horn numbers in 5 equal amounts.
White on White
All cards marked with white markings on the white borders.
Refers to $1.
A collection of symbols designed to result in a hit.
No items found.
Refers to $100.
The 37th number on the Roulette Wheel. The pocket on a roulette table. Roulette wheels consist of a single zero pocket, while the American roulette wheels consist of zero and a double zero.
Used for the act of settling an account in full.
Refers to a gambler who is devoid of any emotion display.
A term used for tips and gifts.