Gaff - Any method or device
that aids in cheating.
Garden - The field.
Get Out - To regain one's
George - Generous tipper.
Get Down - Place a wager.
Graveyard Shift - The early
morning shift of a gaming establishment.
Grease - Bribe.
Green - The most common color
used for $25 chips.
Grind - Small play.
Grind joint - An establishment
that caters to small play.
Gross Winnings- Total payout including the player's stake.
Hand - Refers to the cards that
you hold, or to everything that happens in a card game between shuffles
of the deck.
Handicapper - A person who
studies and evaluates all sporting events.
Hard Four: A pair of 2s.
Hard Hand - In blackjack, any
hand that does not contain an ace valued at eleven.
Hardway Bet - To bet the number
4, 6, 8 or 10 will be made with two duplicate numbers. 2-2,3-3 etc. in
Hi Lo - A one roll bet on 2 and
Hi Lo Yo - A one roll bet on 2,
12 and 11.
High Hurdler - A person who
left town owing money leaving no forwarding address.
High Poker - Standard poker, as
compared to low poker or lowball.In high poker, high hands win.
High Roller - A big bettor.
Hit - To take another card. The
card received is also called a hit.
Hit a Brick - When a die hits a
stack of chips and does not roll all the way to the end of the table.
Hold ‘em - A class of poker
Holding Your Own - Breaking