A - C
The total amount bet during the time on table on wager.
A player who is still in play.
Freedom to buy more chips.
The overall payout liability during a game by casino.
All or Nothing
A player will win if he has all the cards. Either a player has all the numbers or goes home empty handed.
The minimum amount of bet placed on wager by every player to commence the game. Especially, in poker.
It is a technique to throw dice in such a way to get desired number towards the far end of wall. The player who posses this technique is said to have Golden Arm. It is mostly used in game of craps.
A casino who does not require a dealer or operator and is fully automatic.
It is just another name of dealer when it comes to card games. A player or dealer becomes a banker turn by turn.
A person who is not permitted to enter in casinos.
It is a situation in which there is a dispute between a player and a dealer.
A gambler starts winning when he commences to gamble for first time.
The minimum and the maximum betting limits proclaimed on the table by the casino.
A player who bet for another player to hide its identity.
It is a game played in printed cards. Dealer announces numbers and player shouts Bingo!! as soon as they spell Bingo!! with letters that match the numbers on their card.
A player who makes a bet without having a look at his or her cards especially in Poker.
In Texas Hold’Em, a forced bet each player has to take.
A person who permit bets.
Person who accepts a wager.
Three Card game in Poker.
It is usually a wager of hundred dollars.
Buy In, Buy In
A player has to convert chips into cash. Like Roulette chips do not have value away from table. So, it is mandatory to at least convert the game chips into casino chips or convert chips into cash.
Gamblers hide their true behavior or appearance by using disguises, appeared to be drunk, or hide any device to cheat, etc.
Put more chips than the original. Mainly done in roulette. It is a direct cheating and if caught player have to face the consequences.
It is done in the game of Blackjack by the gamblers so they win every time they play. They know the outcome in advance.
It is placed where there are slot machines for players to exchange notes with coins to play slots.
The house edge casino have over players.
A number has been bubbled in the ticket which is proclaimed.
Another bet to offset the loss of previous bet.
A tray that hold the chips in front of dealer.
A dealer. This term is usually used in European casinos and especially in game of Baccarat and Craps.
D - G
A rule followed by players. They will reduce the bet by one unit if they won and do the vice verse if they lose.
Card are drawn to each player during a time.
Two in Dice.
A dice numbered 1 to 6 cubic in shape.
One thousand dollar wager.
A tray that hold the discarded cards and cards that have been played in the game usually at dealer’s right.
Double or Nothing
A bet that pays the same amount as wagered or nothing.
A player considered to be weak and likely to lose.
A gambler who usually bets on the underdogs.
Bet lost in an hand or round.
Upper hand than the competitor.
A bet especially in Roulette where the bet would be poisoned if the player lose the current bet while the wager would be released if the next spin results in a win.
Eyes in the Sky
Authorities are watching you from everywhere though the cameras. There is nothing you can hide.
Cards having picture printed on it. Ace, King, Jack and Queen are the face cards.
Each player has given different colored chip allotted to him by the dealer.
The 3rd round of seven card stud because it has five cards.
The chair at the dealer’s left from where the game commence is First Base.
Gambler who lose the money out of others the most.
A player who bet consistently the same amount on a hand. For example, a player bet $5 on a hand will always bet the same amount, neither he will raise nor he will deduce the amount.
Thee amount of jackpot is fixed. It ain’t progressive if the amount of wager is increased.
The table games where five cards are dealt like in poker games. The first 3 cards are dealt once.
The 2nd round of the seven card stud poker is called 4th street as it players have 4 cards for this round.
A gambler who tip the dealer.
Bribe offered to someone. This could be either dealer or anyone else.
Risk money by making a bet.
Game of the Year
The total amount won by a player.
H - K
Half Dollar Bet
A single bet of $50.
The set of cards a player hold during a round. This word is used especially in table games.
A gambler who guess the outcome of a bet.
Counting of coins referred to hard count. It is done by authorities under high security.
It has high degree than the low poker tables. In this poker high hands win.
Used in Blackjack, means receiving another card.
Hold your own
Breaking even by neither losing nor winning.
It is the face down card dealer receive in game of blackjack while in other games it is the card each player receives.
A gambler who is winning too much either on slots or tables.
Gambling center often referred as synonym of casino.
The built-in chances of winning of casino over the players.
The advantage to the player as he is familiar with the game, security and personnel.
It is much like two bets. Like in the case of En Prison, a player would lose the wager if the second spin result in a loss.
In Roulette, wager placed on inside the numbers. That include numbers or combination of numbers. Chips are placed inside the block completely.
It is a bet which is offered by the dealer to the player in Blackjack when his face up card is an ace. It is up to the player whether the player ants to take insurance or not.
It means irregular playing patterns. The bonus offered by the casinos demand players to play some hand or spins to qualify for bonus. Players who are not playing regularly to qualify for bonus to risk minimum amount of money.
Amount of money won by the player after winning a game.
Jacks or Better
Having a card of rank better than jacks. In video poker games the payoff commence if the player has Jacks or Better.
The last two card of a single deck. They are used in certain variants of a game as a wild card. In most games they are not even included.
Commission taken by the casinos also known as Vigorish in USA.
A high ranking card that does not support Flush or Straight.
L - O
It is a person in the game of Baccarat who controls the game. There are 2 dealers at the center of the table, a caller away from dealer and Ladderman who controls the
Lay the Odds
To wager on your favorite. In Roulette, betting on you favorite
The structure. It gives information where to place the wager, how much and where to start. Layout means the structure if the game.
The maximum wager can be placed. Like in slot machines, the maximum coins it will permit.
It is a place withing the casino which helps people decide which game to opt and gives all the latest feeds.
A variation in poker where winner is proclaimed who has the lowest rank.
Team who has the least chances of winning.
It is a eye catching Roulette table with its layout perfectly illuminated by LED’s.
Placing the wager on both the sides of the game. Betting on both the sides in such a way it will result in a win.
Player who write cheque to play games whom have credit with casinos.
Betting strategy in which the wager is doubled after every loss to offset the loss of previous spins or hands. See Roulette martingtale.
Tournament system in which there are many competitors, play in a pair and the game terminates when one of them acquires the required points.
A dealer who deceive.(Slang term)
Moving the Line
To pay additional amount to move the situation in your favor.
Same rules as Baccarat with less players, less size on table with less decks.
Money in Action
This is not the actual money you take on the table. Suppose you came on the poker table with $50 and play some hand that result in more win than loss. The amount soar up to $200. Now you have $200 to place wager. This money is known as Money put in Action.
Multi Player Casino
Players playing against other real players online.
The VIP casino membership for loyal players. It stands for Most Valued Guest.
It is used in Blackjack and Baccarat. Total of 8 or 9 in Baccarat and 21 in Blackjack.
Chips that can not be exchanged for cash.
Range of numbers in a game. In keno it is 1 to 80, Bingo pool has two variations of American(1-75) and Australian(1-90).
Fix amount a player decides to win.
Probability of winning. It is the possible outcome.
Gambler who place wager first in Poker.
Bets in which chips are placed outside the number layout in game of Roulette.
A state in which gambler has edge over house.
P - R
Face Card(Ace, jack, Queen and King).
A long wooden board in Baccarat to keep track of score.
A betting system which soar up the amount of wager after win.
Place a wager after commencement of play.
Do not bet but to fold.
A hand that value at least 17 points in Blackjack.
In slots where sign from each reel must be in a line. Slots can have more than 15 reels but usually they have only one.
The money received by player on his bet.
Chances a player will win on a specific wager. Scoring a single number in Roulette, has 2.63% chances while payout is 3500%.
A printed paper on a screen or on tables specify the amount of money on different bets.
An ignorant gambler.
The arrangement done in casino where tables, slots are arranged and some area are confine to croupiers.
Authorities who keep the track of tables to avoid any possible scam.
He is the supervisor of all the table games. He deals with the problems that arise on the table.
Play the Rush
When a player win a big amount in a single hand or multiple hands in Poker. If the player make a decision to play loosely then he play with rush.
it is a card shuffling technique widely used in game of Blackjack to draw cards from more than one deck shoe. When shuffled cards are brought back into play some part of the deck is kept out and inserted at the end.
When cards are dealt face down in Poker it is known as Pocket Cards.
It is a card game played with multiple players. Poker has many variants like three card poker, four card poker, video poker, stud poker, Mississippi stud poker, caribbean stud poker and seven card poker.
The pot in the middle of the table where all the wagers, antes are kept. The winner of the game wins the pot.
Press a Bet
Add the winning of previous bets to the current wager.
The chances of occurring of an event. It is measured on scale of 0 to 1. Probability 1 means the event will surely happen while Probability 0 means an event is impossible to occur.
The amount of jackpot is increased after every hand depending on the amount of wagers.
Game similar to the lottery where tickets are cell in much lower prize than the winning.
Similar to Lottery.
Baccarat game terminology. Player is Punto and banker is Banco.
Tie. Both gambler and casino do not win and loose.
Electronic Roulette. The name is called because of the seating arrangement. 24 players can play Queen Theater at a time. The system is designed that 8 players can sit around the wheel while the rest place wager from the theater.
Four of a Kind in Poker.
The eligibility criterion for player to qualify for pot with minimum ranking hands.
A container which is used to keep and count coins, slot tokens and casino chips.
Amount charged by the house for each round in Poker. They usually keep 5-10% of the pot value.
Speed up the Roulette by betting on numbers. Place wager only on inside bets (odd, even, high, low, columns and dozens).
The skill level of gamblers. The database of skilled players is stored in database which is seen by Pit Bosses.
Another shuffling process in which the deck is divided into two equal halves and rifled together. It is also known as riffling cards.
The last card dealt in Poker is known as going to the River. In seven card poker surviving till the fifth or sixth round is known as going to the river.
Stands for Random Number Generator. It is a software that generates random number in game of slots, roulette and keno.
Synonym of roulette in Ireland.
Round of Play
Series of hands or single hand which take single or multiple wagers in very short time. In poker, game commence when the cards are dealt and ends when the winner hits the jackpot.
Five cards of same suit that are ten, Jack, Queen, King and Ace.
Player who place wager for someone else.
Not a lavish casino.
Money player is scared to lose.
Total time spent by the player on table.
Player set their card into two different hands of two and five in Pai Gow Poker.
The last and the fifth round of seven card stud poker as gambler has 7 cards.
Skilled player who sets his image as a Fish(naive player).
Player who are usually the first few ones until others join the game.
A minute mirror which is used by player to see the hole card of dealer and other unexposed cards.
Place where cards are kept for dealing. It usually consists of six to eight decks and is made of wood.
Less amount of money is put into action.
Player have to show their cards
Card Counting strategy practiced by high level blackjack players.
Shuffling of cards by the dealer.
It is a window where Bingo numbers are marked as they are called.
Players looking for coins that are left in slot machines.
A card of its own rank in Poker.
Skinning the Hand
Grifter’s technique in Poker to get rid of hands.
Same as the Silver Mining’s.
When player play two in craps.
A winning streak.
A single number selected from 1 to 80 in a keno ticket.
Pile of chips usually more than 20.
A hand in which the player would be busted if one more card is called as the total already reaches to 17.
A player is frustrated as the things has not turned out into his favor. This term is usually used for Blackjack.
A player lose half of it’s bet if the ball comes to zero in Roulette.
It is a method based on math used by gambler to gain advantage over house by predicting the future outcomes.
The money earned by a single table during 8 hour shift from the players.
The amount of money player has with him and he cannot bet more than that.
Lose all the money player bought while entering in the casino and have to quit.
The 1st round of 7 card stud as the player have only 3 cards to play.
Three of a Kind
In Poker, 3 cards of equivalent rank.
Money charged from the players on a 3 minute or an hourly basis by the casino. Money charged according to the time spent by players in Poker Room.
Also known as “Toke”. Tip offered to the dealer. Gamblers who “Toke” too much to the dealer in chips is known as “George”.
A device used to select numbers on video keno machines.
Means “30” in french. Noir means black and Rouge means red is a french game that is played on special table with special cards. Another synonym is “Trente et Quarante”.
3 cards of same rank.
Not the mathematical odds bit the odds calculated keeping in mind the real time. It is the probability of actually happening something. Some factors which has every rare chances to occur are neglected while calculating true odds.
U - Z
It is a bet in which the gambler guess the total points of both teams combined.
Team or player likely to lose the bet.
An unfavorable event in which if place a wager player would likely to lose but has attractive payout. In roulette, betting on a zero has very less chances of happening.
It is used to denote the smallest amount of wager without mentioning the currency or Dollar.
In Blackjack, the face up card of the dealer. card which are dealt face down are hole cards.
The money or commission taken by the casino.
Synonym of Caribbean Stud Poker used in European casinos.
A player which is likely to make huge bets. Very Important Person.
Dealer rub their hands to avoid any possibility of chips carried with them.
A software for managing online transactions used by casinos.
Players who bet in thousands of dollars.
Request made by player to draw money from his account.