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An Online Gambling Glossary

Despite the actuality that web wagering is now a billion dollar business, and boundless thousands of new bettors around the world sign on daily to bet at online gambling dens, there are still millions of newcomers to the environment of internet gambling who don’t as yet have a clear understanding of a lot of the jargon used in web wagering, and betting on athletics in general. In any case, understanding of these ideas is necessary to interpreting the games and regulations of play:

ACTION: Any style of bet.

ALL-IN: In poker, all-in means a gambler has risked all of her chips into the pot. A side pot is set up for the players with additional money.

ALL-UP: To bet on numerous horses in the same event.

ANTE: A poker phrase for placing a required figure of money into the pot prior to the start of each hand.

BRING-IN: A mandatory wager in seven-card stud made by the gambler showing the smallest value card.

BUST: You don’t win; As in chemin de fer, when a gambler’s cards total over 21.

BUY-IN: The minimal sum of cash necessary to appear in a match or event.

CALL: As in poker, when a wager equals an already made wager.

CHECK: In poker, to stay in the game and not betting. This is allowed only if no other gamblers bet in that round.

CLOSING A BET: As in spread betting, meaning to lay a wager equal to but opposite of the starting bet.

COLUMN BET: To bet on any of the three columns of a roulette table.

COME BET: In craps, close to a pass-line bet, but carried out after the shooter has ascertained his number.

COME-OUT ROLL: A crapshooters first toss to establish a number, or the first roll after a point is achieved.

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

CRAPPING OUT: In craps, to toss a two, 3 or 12 is an immediate loss on the come-out roll.

DAILY DOUBLE: To choose the champions of the 1st two events of the night.

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

DOZEN BET: In roulette, to bet on one or more of 3 sets of 12 numbers, 1-twelve, etc.

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

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

EXACTA: wagering that 2 horses in a contest will complete the race in the exact same order as the bet – also known as a " Perfecta ".

FIVE-NUMBER LINE BET: In roulette, a bet carried out on a group of five numbers, such as 1-2-3-0, and 00.

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