|| A technique in Blackjack to help professional players to know when an Ace is likely to
appear in their hand.
||The initial bet before you receive your cards in Casino Stud Poker.
|| Also known as 'roll' or 'wad' (colloq.) This is gambling money or risk money, as
opposed to the money you live on.
||This is the name given to the mathematically correct play for every match-up of dealers
hand against players hand in Blackjack. See House Edge&Basic
|| A technique in Blackjack to help professional players to know when to bet in larger
|| Emergency money.
||Casinos in the U.K. require you to use chips to denote money. They are purchased at the
gaming tables and exchanged at the cashier's booth.
|| Person who deals a game in a casino whether it is Blackjack, Roulette or any other
||Casino Stud Poker and Blackjack. Players are required to place the 'cut card' in the
pack of cards. Cards below this are moved onto the top of the pack. Its an extra shuffle for security.
||A black (usually) plastic card placed in a pack of cards to seperate top from
||American roulette (not in the U.K.) uses a wheel that has 38 numbered slots. Zero to 36
and a slot marked "00" and known as 'double zero'. Edge against the player is 5.4%.
|Down to the felt
||Totally out of money, broke.
||A five card hand consisting of 'trips' and a 'pair'.
||The mathematical advantage that the casino has in each game that they deal. See the
House Edge section.
||Senior Croupier who watches more than one table to oversee and make sure mistakes are
||(U.S) See 'Vig'. Money taken as the rake in a game.
||Cloth on a gaming table. Markings tell you where you can place your bets.
||Going 'on tilt' is a bad reaction to an unlucky hand. The result is wild
||A Jack, Queen or King. Picture card. Face card
||Two cards of the same rank.
||Senior Inspector who oversees an area of the casino.
|| Four of a kind.
||Plastic, wooden or metal tray to place rows of poker chips.
|| Spectators. Kibitzers.
|| Cheating by dealing the second card instead of the top card.
||Roulette wheel in Britain only have one 'zero' as opposed to roulette in America and
elsewhere where you may find 'double zero'. Zero is always green.
||20 chips in a column, frequently used in Roulette.
||Five consecutive cards of the same suit.
||The amount of money that the casino takes from the customers.
||The amount of money that the casino makes from each game. In a UK casino it is about 18%
of the The Drop.
||Three cards of the same rank.
||Vig is short for the word 'vigorish'. Also referred to as 'juice'(US). This can be
either; the tax that the house takes (rake) in each hand of poker or the up-front fee.