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Table Games how long will you stay at the craps table?

Discussion in 'Table Games' started by patroyal2014, Nov 6, 2014.

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  1. patroyal2014

    patroyal2014 Tourist

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    I've seen regulars at my casino who stay at the
    Table until their chip rack becomes empty.
    Are u that type of gambler?
     
  2. PayTriple

    PayTriple The Cucumber King

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    Too long.
     
  3. 44inarow

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    Exactly.

    Though my craps sessions tend to be on the shorter side, usually 1-2 hours at most. I tend to either stay until I'm up enough to be happy, or until I feel the table starting to get cold. Blackjack, on the other hand, has resulted in some marathon 8-hour sessions (usually ending too late at night after too many drinks).
     
  4. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    I confess to staying until all the chips are gone. But if there are trips where the tables are just brutal and you can't catch a break anywhere, I'll set the loss limit to 1/3 my buy-in. When I reach that I will walk. Most times. You how it is, there are times where you "feel" the table turning and you decide to stay. Sometimes it works. Most times it doesn't.

    I chart the tables. I'll watch for a while from a distance. You can tell how well the shooters are doing by just watching the movements of the players and the dealers. Sometimes I'll play a VP machine nearby while waiting to see a "trend", so to speak.

    If I do decide to play I start off strong. Passline, full odds, and 27 or 54 across. If I start getting killed I play conservatively, passline, single odds, a come bet, maybe. Or simply place the point; anything to survive and save the bullets.

    If things get better I attack again. Rinse and repeat. Sometimes this goes on for hrs. I love to play the game. And yes, I don't like it but the majority of the times I'll play until the chips are all gone.
     
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  5. bsmithy2k

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    I play the don't and usually play the don't pass and 1 or 2 don't come bets and lay 2 times the odds.

    However, there are times when I will continue to push money out through the don't come and get up on 4 or 5 numbers. Once that happens, I stop the don't comes and wait for either my numbers to get picked off one by one as the the numbers come, or the seven rolls.

    As much as I hate to see my numbers drop one at a time, I LOVE it when I the seven drops and the dealer is pushing a stack of reds and greens to me. Once I've made sure that I was paid correctly, I will color up and tip the breakage to the dealers and head to the cashier.
     
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    I realize craps is a losing game and for entertainment only, and so I buy in with what im planning on losing.
    Double or nothing, is what I always go for, on any table game I play.
     
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  7. bardolator

    bardolator Lifelong Low Roller

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    I play craps only when friends want to play. The ups and downs of the game are much better when shared. Because I play no wagers that offer poor odds, I never run out of money before my friends are ready to move on.
     
  8. jhpa

    jhpa High-Roller

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    I also play for entertainment and assume I will lose my buy-in. I will often stay until it is gone.

    But there are other possible outcomes from other scenarios.

    If a table gets hot, I will ride the win as long as possible. After a hot shooter (or two or three) - I will cash out after the second loser shooter. At least, I will go for a walk or find another table,


    My wife is not a gambler, so many of my sessions are time limited - I'll play while she is up in the room showering and getting ready for dinner. Or I will play between dinner and the start of the show we are seeing. Some of my best wins were these sessions.

    And another thing....I will tend to leave a table just after I have rolled. If my turn to roll is coming up soon, and I still have enough in the rack to hold on, I will hang in there. In fact, I will occasionally break one of my hardest rules: I will go into my wallet for an additional buy in if I am the next shooter.
     
  9. sfchris

    sfchris Low-Roller

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    I play for the social aspect if it and so only usually play packed tables. Once the table starts to go cold and the more fun players leave, I leave too.
     
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    Up to one hour sessions period! Win, lose or draw, 4 one hour sessions a day is my goal. Well, more or less. :wink2:
     
  11. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    Very good discipline and a smart way to play. My problem is the winning part. I stay when I shouldn't and you know how that turns out...lol!
     
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    I try to go for an hour at least, but if I'm up I'll keep going until the table goes cold.
     
  13. shifter

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    I think the shorter the better.

    I saw a dude last trip playing solo, rolling like mad.

    as soon as the dice came, he threw them.

    he rolled for about 10 minutes and walked away up 100k.
     
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    I start off conservative with a pass bet and modest 1x or 2x odds and a place on 6 or 8. If I'm hitting them I'll crank it up. I'll place 5 or 9 and if they win I'll press up my odds. Usual sessions are 1 to 2 hours max. Seems like variance either kicks your ass and you're done early or you ride a wave and cash out ahead.
     
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    Normally at least an hour, and up to about four hours.

    But I tend to play mostly off-peak hours, and I don't play if there's only a couple of people, so those off-peak times when the whole table clears out, I may stay at the table, but I stop playing. I've just stayed and shot the shit with the crew for 30 - 45 minutes sometimes until people show up.

    If I get up big early, I have no trouble walking away, but if I'm down big early, I stay until I've come back to a reasonable number.
     
  16. booker

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    It depends …
    If I am at a crowded, fun table with good and social dealers and not going broke, I'll stay an hour or two.
    If the dealers are sour pusses, I'm gone.

    This reminds me: Once my buddy wanted to play craps. We hit a table at Harrah's with that was Cold and had a dour crew. I told my buddy, "That's it. I quit." To which he shockingly replied, "But, but, you still have chips!!!"
     
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    +1 shorter if my bladder is ready to burst.....too bad they couldn't add a trough around the table....:evillaugh
     
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    When I first started playing I was slow playing.
    Betting $5 and probably $10 max odds with no other side bets and played for hours.

    Now, it varies.
    Usually I search for an empty table.
    If it fills up quickly I am gone quickly.

    Also I use the hit and quit it strategy.
    I am either losing my bankroll fast or making a good score.
    Last trip I won most sessions and my play varied from 20 minus to just over an hour.
    Can't recall the last time I played more than 90 minutes.
     
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    wpete High-Roller

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    I usually only start with $60 or $100. So I'll leave after losing that or after the first good heater finishes throwing.
     
  20. Hawaiianmark

    Hawaiianmark Low-Roller

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    Till the elbows have blisters.
     
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