# How does the buy bet work in craps?

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## What does buy a number in craps?

They’re wagers that the shooter will roll the number of your choice before rolling a 7. You’re paid at 7-6 odds on winners if your number is 6 or 8, 7-5 if you bet on 5 or 9, and 9-5 if you bet on 4 or 10.

## How much is it to buy numbers in craps?

When betting on a number with a buy bet you pay a 5 % commission to the house. Since the minimum chip value at the casino is a dollar you will be paying at least that much. It is not worth it to buy a number for less than \$20. If you are betting more than \$10, buying the 4 and 10 is better than placing them.

## How does buying a bet work?

ANSWER: Essentially, a Buy bet resembles a Place bet except that you pay a 5% commission on the amount of your wager. When you win, you are paid at the true odds, minus, of course, the 5%. … The casino edge on any Buy bet for \$20 works out to 4.76%, with smaller wagers increasingly higher.

## What does a 3 way craps pay?

The three way craps bet is really three single bets which are bundled together. They cover the numbers 2, 3 and 12. The 3 pays 15:1 odds, and the 2 and 12 both pay 30:1 odds.

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## Can you take down buy bets?

Yes. Buy bets can be made, removed, increased/decreased at any time. If you have already paid the 5% vig (at some casinos they charge it up front), you still can remove your Buy bet and get back the vig.

## What is the C and E bet in craps?

C & E is another wager that offers split payouts based on what number combinations turn up. You get a 3:1 payout when a 2, 3, or 12 are rolled, and a 7:1 payout for an 11. Some beginners are fooled into thinking they have a good chance to win with this wager thanks to the four winning numbers.

## What is a good bankroll for craps?

If it’s a \$5 minimum, I say \$200. \$10 minimum would be \$400. That is my preference. You can certainly buy in for less, but if the table is ice cold then for \$100 expect to be done within minutes on a \$10 table.