# You asked: Should you play the pass line in craps?

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When betting odds on a craps game, keep your Pass line bet at the table minimum and odds at the highest amount you are comfortable with. Finally, let’s not forget one important fact: All craps bets come at a cost.

## Is it better to play pass line or don’t pass?

This question has a simple answer. The don’t pass bet has a lower house advantage than the pass bet. If you’re comparing craps wagers by how likely they are to pay off, don’t pass bets are technically better than pass line bets.

## Can you play pass line and don’t pass?

No, this is not a good idea. The pass and don’t pass do not cancel each other out. If you roll a 12 the pass will lose and the don’t pass will push, for a net loss.

## What is the probability of winning by playing the pass line in craps?

Together the chances of winning or losing on the come out roll covers 12/36 – or 1/3 of the possible outcomes. When the game continues the odds change drastically. In the first roll, the chances of winning on a pass line bet are 8/36 – whereas the chances of winning on a don’t pass bet is just 4/36.

## What is the best roll in craps?

Among standard craps bets, the one-roll bet is the field. You get even money if the shooter rolls 3, 4, 9, 10 or 11. You also win on 2 and 12. If both of those pay 2-1, the house edge is 5.56 percent.

## What is the best strategy for craps?

What is the best craps strategy? The best craps strategy is starting every roll with a pass or don’t pass bet, at the table minimum. Once a point is set, follow that bet up with a free odds bet, as large as you can afford for your bankroll. This will give you the best chance to win and the biggest payout if you do.

## What is the safest bet in craps?

The simplest, most fundamental bet in the game of craps, the pass bet, is also one of the very safest, with a low house edge of 1.41%. Pass bets pay even money – in other words, if you bet \$10, you win \$10. With a pass bet, if the come out roll is 7 or 11, you win, while if the come out roll is 2, 3, or 12, you lose.

## What is C & E in craps?

C & E is another wager that offers split payouts based on what number combinations turn up. You get a 3:1 payout when a 2, 3, or 12 are rolled, and a 7:1 payout for an 11. Some beginners are fooled into thinking they have a good chance to win with this wager thanks to the four winning numbers.

## When can you bet the don’t pass line?

The don’t pass line will lose on the come out roll if a 7 or 11 is thrown; and win if a 2 or 3 is rolled. A come out roll of 12 is a push on the don’t pass line. After the point is established, the don’t pass line bet loses if the point is made, and wins if a 7 is thrown prior to the shooter making their point.

## Can you remove bets in craps?

You can only remove your bet after a win or loss. Big Six, Big Eight Bets – Placed at any roll of dice these bets win if a 6 or 8 comes out before a 7 is rolled. Big Six and Big Eight are even bets and are paid at 1:1. Horn Bet: it acts as the bets on 2, 3, 11 and 12 all at once.