| Gambling Dictionary
A Bite: A request by a gambler
for a loan.
Action: The amount of money
wagered. In poker, the placing of money into the pot.
Action Jackson - A gambler who
wagers every day - day and night.
Active - One who is still in
Active Player - One who is
still in the pot.
Add on - The place where a
palyer may purchase additional chips in a Poker tournament.
Definition 1: Player cheat who frequents casinos and works with casino
dealers and employees. Definition 2: Person who, for a fee or
commission, lures people to a crooked game to be fleeced.
Aggregate Limit - Total payout of a casino during a single game.
Aggregate Winnings - Total winnings.
All In - When a player bets all
All or Nothing - In Keno, a ticket that only pays if either all of
the picked numbers are drawn or if none of the picked numbers are drawn.
- The player sitting in the last position on a blackjack table before
the dealer. This is the person who makes the final decision, thereby
anchoring the game.
Ante - In poker, a small
portion of the minimum bet that each player is required to put into the
pot before a new hand starts.
Any Craps - A one roll dice bet
covering the 2, 3, or 12.
Any Seven - A one roll bet that
the next roll of the dice will be a seven.
Apple: An unexperienced player
who does not know how to win.
Apron - The outer edge of the
felt table layout.
At Risk - Usually, when a
player's bet is active or "in action"
Baccarat - A card game where
the winning hand totals closest to 9 discounting all units of 10.
Back Line - Same as the Don't
A person who will stake a gambler with a good reputation during a
Banker - In a card game, dealer
or the player who books the action of the other bettors at the table.
Bankroll - A player’s total
available gambling money.
Bar the 12 - In craps, makes
the 12 a push on the Don't Pass Bar.
Barred - A person who is not
allowed to enter inside the casino.
Base - Area on the dice table
where the majority of bets are made and paid.