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Table Games To those who love to parlay Hardways

Discussion in 'Table Games' started by Electroguy563, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    Hi Gang!

    This past trip I started to play hardways on craps. I used to play it before but only a dollar now and then.

    I now throw a nickel or two to start off and parlay it if it wins. I find it exciting and really gets my blood pumping!

    I did manage to parlay a nickel bet into $320.00. That was fun!!

    Anybody care to share their hardway parlays? What did you start off with and how far did you take it?

    I think it's fun and I believe I'm hopelessly hooked, LOL!!:thumbsup:
     
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  2. JoastTheMost

    JoastTheMost Low-Roller

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    Not exactly a parlay, but I remember my first time in a casino playing poker, I started with $120 and lost everything except a $5 chip. I moped over to the craps table where I watched people screaming and cheering and decided I needed to throw my nickel on the table ($5 was min bet, luckily). I placed it on hard 8s not even knowing what I was doing, and after a couple rolls back-to-back hard 8s came out. I then took my ~$90 back to the poker table and ended up winning quite a bit!

    Imagine if I would've known that I could add to/press the bet on the table!
     
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  3. Rush

    Rush High-Roller

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    You can have a good day doing this.

    Best I've ever done off of a $5 hard 8, was parlay it to $50, and when the next one hit, I took $400 and went to a hundred. THAT hit, and I took $800, and went to $200. I've never hit the 4th, but I've hit 3 hard sixes or eights several times.
     
  4. BlacklabberMike

    BlacklabberMike VIP Whale

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    one late late night at the rio i parlayed a fiver into five hundred on the hard 8.

    once parlayed a YO successefully
     
  5. Granum

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    Parlaying yo's are the best ever!
     
  6. Joe Strummer

    Joe Strummer VIP Whale

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    The several times I've ever made REAL MONEY at craps -- I
    was pounding The Hardways.
    You can't make them appear....I've seen so many players lose their bank on Hardways
    ...you have to wait for some shooter
    to start tossing them........and then POUNCE !.........but WAITING is too hard for most crap players.
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    I was at a table at Harrah's.......the morning of my flight home.....
    I had just bought in - as some guy was throwin' hardways every toss.
    I was too late to get in on it -- but the guys at the other end of the table ALL
    had BIG money on those hardways + made ALOT !
    The dice switched ends --- to me.
    I tossed......and made 3 points ( I made some dough) --- but the other end
    of the table kept GROANING.......even as I hit my point !
    I said to the dealer next to me "I've never heard a table groan as a shooter hit three points ?"
    Dealer said, "They all still had hardways up."
    I said, "Fuck 'em !..I made money !....they should know better than to think hardways are gonna just keep
    flowing like that !"
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    I love seeing that stack in front of me after hitting a hardway !
     
  7. Bo333

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    I've gotten the hardways up to a yellow, but have yet to hit one with it. Someday!
     
  8. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds High-Roller

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    Parlaying hardways is the devil, but it is fun to do every once in a while! :wink2:

    My usual tip to dealers is either a pass line bet, or a two-way hard eight for $1. Two sessions ago the two-way hard eight hit and the stickman asked if I wanted to parlay, the dealers seemed to be into the idea, so I did. So now we had two $10 bets, and it hit again! Bumped the bet up to $15, but didn't hit again. But for a $1 tip the crew made $85 bucks, not bad. And I made $85, too!

    I've also parlayed my own money to $100 on a hardway a couple times, but then lost. Would love to see it hit for $1000 sometime! :evillaugh
     
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  9. ngrund

    ngrund Low-Roller

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    I only started playing the hard ways after I saw a guy run $1 to $1,000 parlaying the hard 6 and 8 a few years ago at Mohegan Sun in Ct
     
  10. LV_Bound

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    Only once have I been at the table where there was an abundance of hardways popping up.
    Even then I didn't think of parlaying my bets.
    May have to keep this in the back of my mind and try parlaying maybe the 4 or 10.
     
  11. ngrund

    ngrund Low-Roller

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    the 6 and 8 have a lower house advantage, also keep in mind that you don't have to full parlay, if I'm playing the 6 and 8, sometimes I'll just add a buck at a time as they hit.
     
  12. hard6

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    Parlayed a nickel on a hard 6 and ended out up $1400 in twenty minutes :peace:
     
  13. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    That's awesome!

    This past trip I rolled for under 15 minutes and managed to roll a bunch of hardways that made these two guys a bit of money. After I sevened-out they said "good roll!!"

    Me? I have this stupid superstition that if I didn't have hardways bets out and I start rolling them, making one now will bring the dreaded 7.

    Stupid superstition and stupid me!!:thumbsup:
     
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  14. RockyBalboa

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    I've had a few nice hits on parlayed hardways

    Normally I'll start out with $10 on them. So a $10 hard four hits and I parlay it. So now there's $80 on it. It hits again. Now there's $640 on it. In the back of my mind I'm thinking I should've banked $500 and left the rest on it and as soon as I'm thinking this the guy nails another one! $4480. I took $4k and left the rest out there.

    Funny thing is the shooter was a Dallas Cowboys fan - and I'm standing there in an Eagles shirt and hat. We had been trash talking each other earlier in the night lol
     
  15. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    Ha! Ha! That was the Dallas guy's way of saying it's all in fun! Great hit!! I hope to have a parlay win like that one day!
     
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  16. RockyBalboa

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    It was funny because we did a big bro hug after (he was on the hardways too). I don't always parlay but I'll press after a win.

    Maybe I'll take a shot at another big parlay this week!

    Next time you're out there I hope you can too bud!
     
  17. Bo333

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    I can't do a full parlay with the $80. I'll do half, but want some money. That 3rd one was a nice hit!
     
  18. rycelover

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    I typically put $10 each on the hardway 6 and 8 and parlay them until I hit - I've done very well recently. I was in St. Kitts earlier this month and hit a $100 hard 6 twice and hard 8 once. When an easy 6 or 8 comes, I will use my winnings from my 6 and 8 place bets to replenish the hardway bets. I've been tempted to parlay the $1000 hardway bets but have always chickened out.
     
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