Interesting and Fun Facts About Craps

The game of Craps is said to originate from Greek mythology, and over the years the game has grown popular around the world. This game is played in land based and online casinos everywhere. Even though it’s based on strong luck, it is well loved by players and has a low house advantage.

There are facts that probably, as a craps player you never touched. They are interesting, unusual and might leave you wondering.

Facts About Craps

  1. Craps was originally named “Hazard” and can be traced back to medieval times. As the popularity of the game grew, it travelled to America, France then England. The name “Craps” is derived from the French word “Crapaud” which means frog. This name was given under the terms when there were no craps tables available. So, people could squat on the street and throw their die cubes.
  1. Craps tables are often the buzz of casinos. They are the one place where you’ll find majority of people. It takes up to four people to manage a craps table.
  1. A grandmother from New Jersey hold the record of having the longest craps dice roll. It’s an incredible thing because she beat one in one trillion odds of rolling a pair of dice 154 times at the craps table.
  1. Number seven is the most avoided number while playing craps. Players avoid calling it by its name and instead use the name “devil” to call it. Number seven could be the most beloved or most feared number in a craps game. Depending on the player’s luck.

Craps is a game which is very easy to master. Don’t be intimidated by the amount of bets or language used in the game. Simply watch one or two game plays and you’ll quickly grasp the concept. Read about the difference between US and UK bingo at Moon Bingo and share your learnings in bingo chat rooms.