What is the Put Bet in Craps and When to use it?

Posted by Eric Williams on Wednesday,June 29, 2016 6:01, EST in

If you’re a casino betting enthusiast that is looking for some online betting tips to help you in your efforts to cash in early and often, then look no further!

Thanks to the bettor-friendly staff at mybookie.ag and his expert look at just what a ‘put’ bet is in craps, you’re going to find out if using this method of betting is for you – and more importantly – when to use it.

Online Betting Tips – What is the Put Bet in Craps and When to use it?

 

 

A put bet is a wager that had been long forgotten until recently as casinos across the globe began offering whopping odds of 10X or more.

A put bet is a pass line be that you put up without going through the come-out roll, after the point is established.

For instance, let’s say you have not placed a pass line bet and the shooter rolls a point of six. Wit a ‘put’ bet you can then put a bet on the pass line with the appropriate betting odds. However, this bet loses the advantage a pass-line player has before the point is established, so it has gone unused in most craps games.

In today’s times however, casinos are offering 5X, 10X and 100X odds on pass line bets. These extra odds offset the player’s advantage before the come-out roll for pass line bets if the point is a six or eight.

Make sure the casino you’re wagering with allows you to make a pass line bet with full odds after the point is established. Depending on where you’re playing, generally more experienced dealers will let you make a put bet, even if you don’t ask first.

 

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Clearly, establishments that offer 100X or “unlimited” odds are the best places to make a put bet, but remember, this can only be done if the point is six or eight and only if you can add 10X odds or more. This means that if you have a $5 flat bet and take $50 odds, you will win $60 (at 6:5 odds) plus $5 for your flat bet, for a total of $65.

The big advantage of put bets is that you get to choose your own point numbers. The disadvantage is that you miss out on the sevens and elevens. Sill, put bets can be quite profitable.