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## What are double dice called?

As the other answerers have pointed out, a double means that both dice show the same number. **“Doublet” or “doublets”** is a synonym, see the fifth definition here, or the third definition here. Hence the doubles are (in your notation) (1,1), (2,2), (3,3), (4,4), (5,5), (6,6).

## What are double sixes in craps?

The “double sixes” is talking about rolling two dice and betting that they **both come up as 6**. It’s very low-probability bet.

## What are doubles called in craps?

“Aces; double the field” would be a more common call when not on the comeout roll to remind the dealers to pay double on the field bets and encourage the field bettor to place subsequent bets and/or when no crap bets have been placed. Another name for the two is “**loose deuce”**.

## Why are two sixes called boxcars?

“Boxcars” is a term usually associated with the gambling dice game Craps. Two sixes is called boxcars because **boxcars in a train are rectangular shape and so are the pips on a die when looked at sideways**. It sucks because there is only one way to roll a 12, unlike a midrange number.

## Why is 11 called yo in craps?

6 – Yo (11) Bet

This bet is called Yo **because the croupier often yells “yo eleven” to avoid confusion between 11 and the similar-sounding 7**. Yo is a simple wager on if the next dice combination will be an 11. The odds of an 11 being rolled are only 17:1.

## What is a 3 called in craps?

**Ace Deuce**: A one roll proposition bet wagering that the next roll will be a 3 (a two and a one on the dice). Aces: A one roll proposition bet wagering that the next roll of the dice will have an outcome of a 2 (two ones). This bet is also called Snake eyes.

## Is 7 good in craps?

**You win if a 7 or 11 roll**, or lose if 2, 3, or 12 roll (known as “craps”). Any other number that rolls becomes the “point” and the point must roll again before a 7 to win.

## Is Snake Eyes bad in craps?

In gambling, snake eyes is the outcome of rolling the dice in a game and getting only one pip on each die. Because this is the lowest possible roll, and will often be a loser in many dice games, such as Craps, the term has been employed in a more general usage as a **reference to bad luck**. …

## What is seven called in craps?

**Big Red**: Another word for seven. Players will not use the world seven at the table. Black: Dealer slang for $100 gaming chips which in most casinos are black. Bones: Another name for dice.

## Why is there no craps at Indian casinos?

The real reason you came upon this form of craps is that **California law prohibits casino game outcomes from being determined by dice (craps)**. Indian casinos must abide by those same regulations. … Others allow the shooter to throw the dice, but the sum of the two dice thrown is determined by the use of playing cards.

## What are good rolls in craps?

Among standard craps bets, the **one-roll bet** is the field. You get even money if the shooter rolls 3, 4, 9, 10 or 11. You also win on 2 and 12. If both of those pay 2-1, the house edge is 5.56 percent.

## What is Boxcar slang for?

The history in the Dictionary of American Slang makes the derivation clear. One meaning for “boxcar” as an adjective: “**Long, high, as in ‘long odds**,’ ‘high odds.

## What does boxcars mean in dice?

**A roll of two 6s (the highest roll possible) on a pair** of 6-sided dice. The probability of rolling boxcars in a single roll of two dice is 1/36, or 2.777… %.

## What does it mean to roll boxcars?

Boxcars. Boxcars is the outcome of rolling the dice in a game of craps and getting a 6 on each die. The pair of 6 pips resembles a pair of boxcars on a freight train. In modern parlance, it refers to **such a roll in any game involving 6 sided dice which are marked with pips**.