# Why are six and nine spelled out on a craps table?

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## 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 fire bet in craps?

Some casinos offer what’s called a fire bet that pays if the shooter makes at least four different points (4, 5, 6, 8, 9,10) before the 7 rolls. The bet is typically offered at \$1 to \$5, and the bettor is betting that a hot shooter will make multiple valued points.

## What is a Buffalo bet in craps?

Buffalo is a combination of the four hardways plus a 7 or sometimes a “yo” 11. Box cars is a bet on 12. A hop bet is a wager that a single number will be thrown in a particular way on the very next roll.

## Why do you have to hit the back wall in craps?

A part of shooting the dice is hitting the back wall. The casinos want that because when the dice hit the back wall they think the game then becomes random–and for non-dice-controllers it certainly does. If the casino is not happy, they have the right to take the dice away and not let you shoot.

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## Why are dice games illegal?

The real reason you came upon this form of craps is that California law prohibits casino game outcomes from being determined by dice (craps). … Because dice alone are not permitted to determine the outcome in craps, casinos have devised multiple ways that dice can help determine outcomes.

## What does Big Red pay in craps?

ANY SEVEN- You can bet Any Seven (Big Red) on any roll of the dice. If the 7 is rolled you will be paid 4 to 1 and your bet left up; if any other number is rolled you lose. ANY CRAPS – You can bet on Any Craps at any time; The bet wins if 2, 3, or 12 rolls and will be paid 7 to 1.

## What is the best roll in dice?

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.