Sawdust Joint - Unpretentious
Scared Money - Money that a
gambler can't afford to lose.
Score - A large win.
Scout - Person who studies a
team during play or practice and reports findings.
Second Dealer - A dealer who
can peek at the top card and deal the next card if the top card is not
to his advantage.
Send It In - A player who takes
advantage of a winning streak by increasing his/her bets substantially.
Session - A series of plays at
a gambling game.
Set - In Pai Gow Poker, players
set their seven cards into two separate hands of two and five cards
Seven Out - The rolling of a
seven after the point has been established.
Seventh Street - In 7 card
stud, the fifth and final round of betting is called seventh street
because players have seven cards.
Shark - A clever player often
posing as a fish early in the game.
A small mirror or reflecting object which is used by a cheater to see
Shoe - The box in which the
dealer places the shuffled cards from two or more decks. Cards are then
dealt from the shoe.
Shooter - The person rolling
Short Ender - The underdog in a
Showdown - In poker, after the
last betting round, the players who remain in the pot must show their
hands in the showdown to determine the winner.
Shuffle - Before each hand the
dealer mixes up the order of the cards.
Shutter - A window covering a
number on a re-usable bingo card. The shutter can be pulled down to
mark each number as it is called.
Silks - A jockey's uniform.
Silver Mining - Searching for
unguarded coins left in the slot machines area.
Single - A Straight bet on one
Single Odds - An additional
wager equal to one's original bet.
Singleton - In poker, a card
that is the only one of its rank.
Sixth Street - In 7 card stud,
the fourth round of betting is called sixth street because players have