Bookie - A person who takes
racing and sporting bets.
Box - In craps, the area of the
dice table controlled by the boxman, where the center bets are placed.
Boxcars - In craps, when you
roll two sixes.
Boxman - The casino dealer in
charge of the craps table.
Break Even Point - The point at
which the bets made by a player would approximately equal the payoffs
made to that player.
Bring It In - To start the
betting on the first round.
Bring-in - In 7 card stud
poker, this is the mandatory bet made by the player with the lowest
upcard in the first round of betting.
Broke Money - Money the casino
gives a broke player for transportation home.
Buck - A $100 wager.
Buffalo - Placing a bet on each
of the Hardways and Any 7.
Buffalo Yo - Placing a bet on
each of the Hardways and 11.
Bug - A joker.
Bum Steer - Erroneous
Bump - To raise.
Burn Card - Any card placed in
the discard rack without being entered into play. After the deck is
shuffled and cut, one card is burned.
Bust - To exceed 21 in
Blackjack, making it a losing hand. Also known as break.
Busted - A player who has run
out of funds and credit.
Buster - Odds of 15 to 1 on a
- In poker, a small plastic disc used as a marker that is moved from
player to player after each hand to designate the dealer position.
Buy - Paying the house a 5%
commission to get true odds on a Place bet.
C and E Bet - A proposition bet
on the 11 (E) or any Craps (C).
C Note - A $100 note.
C.O.D - No assets, no credit.
All bets must be for cash only.
Call - In poker, when a player
matches the current bet on the table. In keno and bingo, to draw the
numbers for each game.
Came Up Lame - A person who
left town owing money leaving no forwarding address.
What a gambler does to hide his/her activity from the casino.