An Internet Wagering Glossary

Despite the actuality that online betting is now a billion dollar industry, and countless thousands of brand-new players around the globe sign on daily to wager at online gambling dens, there are still millions of newcomers to the world of online betting who don’t as yet have a good understanding of much of the dialect used in internet wagering, and gambling on sports in general. In any case, knowledge of these ideas is necessary to interpreting the games and regulations of play:

ACTION: Any style of wager.

ALL-IN: In poker, all-in means a gambler has deposited all of her bankroll into the pot. A side pot is developed for the gamblers with remaining money.

ALL-UP: To bet on several horses in the same contest.

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

BRING-IN: A mandatory bet in 7-card stud made by the gambler showing the smallest value card.

BUST: You lose; As in twenty-one, when a gambler’s cards exceed a value over twenty-one.

BUY-IN: The minimal value of chips necessary to appear in a game or event.

CALL: As in poker, when a bet is the same as a prior made wager.

CHECK: In poker, to stay in the match and not betting. This is applicable only if no other players bet in that round.

CLOSING A BET: As in spread betting, meaning to place a wager on par with but opposite of the leading wager.

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

COME BET: In craps, the same as a pass-line wager, but made after the shooter has arrived at her number.

COME-OUT ROLL: A crapshooters first toss to ascertain a number, or the initial toss after a point has been established.

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

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

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

DOWN BET: To wager that the outcome of an action will be lower than the lowest end of the quote on a spread bet, also known as a "sell".

DOZEN BET: In roulette, to gamble on any of 3 groups of 12 numbers, 1-twelve, etc.

EACH WAY BET: A athletics gamble, meaning to bet on a team or player to succeed or place in an event.

EVEN MONEY BET: A bet that pays out the same value as gambled, ( 1:1 ).

EXACTA: Betting that 2 horses in a race will finish in the exact same assignment as the wager – also known as a " Perfecta ".

FIVE-NUMBER LINE BET: In roulette, a bet placed on a block of 5 numbers, such as 1-2-3-0, and 00.

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