• An Online Gambling Glossary

    Despite the fact that online wagering is now a multi-billion dollar business, and countless thousands of additional players world-wide log on each day to play at web gambling halls, there are additionally millions of newbies to the environment of internet betting who do not as yet have a good understanding of much of the catchphrases employed in online betting, and gambling on sports in general. Notwithstanding, understanding of these terms is indispensable to knowing the games and regulations of play:

    ACTION: Any type of wager.

    ALL-IN: In poker, all-in means a player has put all of his money into the pot. A side pot is set up for the wagerers with additional chips.

    ALL-UP: To wager on several horses in the identical event.

    ANTE: A poker term for allocating a specified figure of money into the pot beforeevery hand starts.

    BRING-IN: A necessary wager in 7-card stud made by the gambler displaying the smallest value card.

    BUST: You do not win; As in 21, when a player’s cards exceed a value over twenty-one.

    BUY-IN: The the least amount of chips required to appear in a match or event.

    CALL: As in poker, when a wager equals a prior carried out bet.

    CHECK: In poker, to stay in the match without wagering. This is applicable only if no other players bet in that round.

    CLOSING A BET: As in spread betting, meaning to make a wager equal to but opposite of the leading wager.

    COLUMN BET: To bet on any of the three columns of a roulette game.

    COME BET: In craps, close to a pass-line bet, but made after the hurler has ascertained her point.

    COME-OUT ROLL: A crapshooters first roll to arrive at a point, or the initial roll after a number has been achieved.

    COVERALL: A bingo term, symbolizing to blanket all the spots on a bingo card.

    CRAPPING OUT: In craps, to toss a two, 3 or 12 is an automatic loss on the come-out toss.

    DAILY DOUBLE: To pick the champions of the initial two races of the day.

    DOWN BET: To bet that the outcome of an action will be smaller than the smallest end of the quote on a spread bet, also known as a "sell".

    DOZEN BET: In roulette, to wager on one or more of three groups of twelve numbers, 1-twelve, etc.

    EACH WAY BET: A sports gamble, meaning to bet on a group or player to succeed or place in an event.

    EVEN MONEY BET: A wager that pays the same amount as gambled, ( 1:1 ).

    EXACTA: gambling that 2 horses in an event will complete the race in the exact same order as the wager – also known as a " Perfecta ".

    FIVE-NUMBER LINE BET: In roulette, a bet made on a block of five numbers, such as 1-2-3-0, and 00.

     October 3rd, 2009  Eli   No comments

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