Glossary

Here is a glossary of Craps terms that will help you while learning the game of Craps.

It’s a work in progress, as I see a new term I’ll add it here. If you would like to add any I’ve missed please email me on cj@crapsjourney.com

Table language

DC : Don’t Come
DP : Don’t Pass
PL : Pass line
YO : Eleven (sounds like seven so eleven is YO or YO ‘leven)
Hardies / Toughies : bet all the hardways, 4, 6, 8, 10
Doctor / Doc : bet the All Sevens on the next roll
Chips and Eggs : bet the C and E bet which is any craps or eleven on the next roll

Table Positions

SL 1 to 8 : Shooting Stick Left position 1 to 8 at the table (from left of stick person around to left dealer)
SR 1 to 8 : Shooting Stick Right position 1 to 8 at the table (from right of stick person around to right dealer)
SO : Shooting Straight Out position (at either end of the table)

Dice Sets

2V : 4s and 10s dice set
3V : 6s and 8s dice set
S6 : Straight 6 dice setting
X6 : Cross 6 dice setting

General

PSO : Point Seven Out – player sets a point and then next roll sevens out
PPSO : Point Point Seven Out – player sets a point, then rolls another point number and then next roll sevens out
SRR : Sevens to Roll Ratio – SRR of a random roller is 1:6 which means they will roll a seven every six throws. This is one indicator of if you have an edge over the house if your SRR is greater than 6.