An Internet Gambling Encyclopedia

Friday, 6. November 2009

Regardless of the fact that online gambling is now a billion dollar industry, and endless thousands of brand-new wagerers world-wide log in every day to wager at web gambling dens, there are still millions of newcomers to the environment of online wagering who don’t as yet have a good comprehension of a lot of the catchphrases employed in online betting, and betting on athletic event in general. Nonetheless, understanding of these ideas is indispensable to understanding the games and rules of gaming:

ACTION: Any type of bet.

ALL-IN: In poker, all-in means a player has risked all of her bankroll into the pot. A second pot is created for the players with additional money.

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

ANTE: A poker term for allocating a required value of money into the pot just beforeeach hand starts.

BRING-IN: A required wager in 7-card stud carried out by the gambler showing the smallest value card.

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

BUY-IN: The minimum amount of cash required to enroll in a match or tournament.

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

CHECK: In poker, to remain in the match without betting. This is applicable only if no other gamblers bet in that round.

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

COLUMN BET: To bet on one or more of the three columns of a roulette table.

COME BET: In craps, similar to a pass-line wager, but carried out after the shooter has ascertained her number.

COME-OUT ROLL: A crapshooters initial toss to ascertain a point, or the 1st roll after a point has been arrived at.

COVERALL: A bingo term, symbolizing to cover all the spots on a bingo sheet.

CRAPPING OUT: In craps, to toss a 2, three or twelve is an immediate defeat on the come-out toss.

DAILY DOUBLE: To select the winners of the 1st two matches of the tournament.

DOWN BET: To bet that the outcome of an event will be lower than the smallest end of the quote on a spread bet, also referred to as a "sell".

DOZEN BET: In roulette, to wager on one or more of 3 categories of 12 numbers, 1-12, etc.

EACH WAY BET: A sports bet, meaning to wager on a group or player to win or medal in a match.

EVEN MONEY BET: A bet that pays out the identical sum as bet, ( 1:1 ).

EXACTA: gambling that 2 horses in an event will finish in the exact same assignment as the bet – also referred to as a " Perfecta ".

FIVE-NUMBER LINE BET: In roulette, a wager placed on a group of 5 numbers, like 1-2-3-0, and 00.

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