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An Internet Wagering Glossary

Even though the fact that online wagering is now a many billion dollar industry, and countless thousands of new wagerers world-wide log on daily to bet at web gambling dens, there are additionally millions of newbies to the world of online betting who do not as yet have a clear comprehension of much of the jargon used in web gambling, and betting on sports in general. Nonetheless, understanding of these terms is indispensable to comprehending the games and rules of gambling:

ACTION: Any type of wager.

ALL-IN: In poker, all-in alludes to a gambler has put all of her chips into the pot. A second pot is created for the bettors with additional chips.

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

ANTE: A poker term for allocating a specified number of chips into the pot prior to the start of each hand.

BRING-IN: A necessary bet in seven-card stud carried out by the gambler showing the lowest value card.

BUST: You lose; As in 21, when a gambler’s cards total over 21.

BUY-IN: The minimal sum of cash required to enroll in a match or tournament.

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

CHECK: In poker, to remain in the game without wagering. This is applicable only if no other players bet in that round.

CLOSING A BET: Like in spread wagering, meaning to make a bet equal to but converse of the starting bet.

COLUMN BET: To bet on any of the 3 columns of a roulette game.

COME BET: In craps, the same as a pass-line wager, but carried out after the player has ascertained his number.

COME-OUT ROLL: A crapshooters initial toss to arrive at a point, or the 1st roll after a point is ascertained.

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

CRAPPING OUT: In craps, to toss a 2, three or 12 is an immediate loss on the come-out roll.

DAILY DOUBLE: To select the champions of the 1st two races of the day.

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 referred to as a "sell".

DOZEN BET: In roulette, to wager on any of three groups of 12 numbers, one-12, etc.

EACH WAY BET: A sports bet, meaning to bet on a group or player to win or position in a match.

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

EXACTA: laying odds that two horses in a race will complete the race in the exact same order as the bet – also known as a " Perfecta ".

FIVE-NUMBER LINE BET: In roulette, a wager made on a grouping of 5 numbers, such as 1-2-3-0, and 00.

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