Sportsbook
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Sportsbook at Wynn Las Vegas, during Super Bowl XLII, February 2008 A sportsbook (sometimes abbreviated as book) or a race and sports book is a place where a gambler can wager on various sports competitions, including football, basketball, baseball, hockey, … Read More

Proposition bets in craps
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Note: Individual casinos may pay some of these bets at different odds than those listed below. The payoff odds listed are the most common throughout North American casinos. Actual odds, of course, do not vary. Proposition bets are generally located … Read More

Pick 6
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A pick 6 is a type of wager offered by horse racing tracks. It requires bettors to select the winners of six consecutive races. Because of the great difficulty in picking six straight winners, plus the number of betting interests … Read More

Parlay
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A parlay is a single bet that links together two or more individual wagers and is dependent on all of those wagers winning together. The benefit of the parlay is that there are much higher payoffs than placing each individual … Read More

Nassau bet
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The Nassau bet is a type of bet in golf that is essentially three separate bets. Money is wagered on the best score in the front 9, back 9, and total 18 holes. The Nassau is one of golf’s most … Read More

Cho-han bakuchi
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Cho-Han Bakuchi (or Cho Ka Han Ka, or simply Cho-Han) is a traditional Japanese gambling game using dice.The game uses two standard six-sided dice, which are shaken in a bamboo cup or bowl by a dealer. The cup is then … Read More

Daily double
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A daily double is a type of wager offered by horse and dog racing tracks. It requires bettors to select the winners of two consecutive races. Because of the increased difficulty of picking two straight winners, wining daily double bets … Read More

Jueteng
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Jueteng (pronounced wet-teng) is an illegal numbers game played in the Philippines. Jueteng came from China and it means flower (jue) and bet (teng). Although illegal, it is a widely popular game with participation that crosses most, if not all … Read More

Bau cua ca cop
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Bau cua ca cop is a Vietnamese gambling game using three dice. The six sides of the dice, instead of showing numbers one through six, have pictures of a fish, prawn, crab, rooster, calabash gourd and stag. Players place wagers … Read More

Bar bet
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A bar bet is a bet made between two patrons at a bar. Bar bets can range from wagers about little-known trivia, such as obscure historical facts, to feats of skill and strength. Some bar bets are intended to trick … Read More

Poker
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Poker Room at the Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, New Jersey Poker is a card game, the most popular of a class of games called vying games, in which players with fully or partially concealed cards make wagers into a … Read More

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