Web Casino Sucker Bets — Part I

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  • Proposition wagers in Craps: These Craps wagers indicates you’re betting that a specific feature will arise on the next toss. For instance, you may make the ‘hard ways’ bet, which basically means that you’re wagering that the shooter will toss a 4, 6, 8 or 10 by tossing a double. These bets have a house edge of anywhere from 9.1-11.1percent. This is a huge house advantage, and it’s incredibly rare that they hit.
  • Tie wager in Baccarat: This is a bet that no one, the dealer or the player will win, but that the hands will tie. This is a very abnormal occurrence in web baccarat chemin de fer, therefore the house advantage is high. At 14.1% casino advantage, this is the quintisential definition of a sucker bet.
  • Insurance in Chemin de Fer: Although black jack has one of the lowest house advantages (and there is also a lot of ability required), this is a sucker wager. Depending on how many decks are being employed and the rules of the table, the house advantage of this is at least five percent, but can be as big as 14%. Only very experienced card counters can make this bet work for them, and more often than not then it remains a sucker bet.

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