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Table Games What's your favorite sucker bet?

Discussion in 'Table Games' started by Terry Benedict, Jul 26, 2012.

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  1. Terry Benedict

    Terry Benedict VIP Whale

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    I will admit that everyone's favorite will depend on which one they won on. But the one that has been memorable to me was at the Rio on blackjack. If the dealer's up card and my cards added up to 19, 20, or 21, I win. It was a fun couple days.
     
  2. bluerider

    bluerider Low-Roller

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    Hardways and Hop Bets at Craps. If I'm on a heater, even a small one, I start placing these bets, even though I'm well aware of their bad odds. Guilty pleasure I guess!
     
  3. C0usineddie

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    horn bet, field bet,

    also cant pass up the big six wheel or the giant slot.
     
  4. goldil

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    Years ago the Golden Gate used to have the quarter push machine. We'd always drop our quarters into it on our way in or out.
     
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    The bonus bet in Let It Ride. If I'm going to be ignoring the odds and playing the game in the first place, I'm going to waste a buck/hand on the bonus bet too.


    Don't judge me!
     
  6. burdog

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    The 5$ 6 card bonus in 3 card poker @ CET properties. Just can't help trying to go for the lightning-in-a-bottle million $$$ for a diamond super royal. And besides have played the last 2 years and have had only like 3 losing sessions in about 8 tries (100$ / session). It has helped many times and just missed the million when I had Q J 9 diamonds and dealer turned K 10 diamonds and Q hearts. Oh well straight flush wasn't bad. I was in Cleveland Horeshoe and saw they have the 6 card bonus as well but NOT for a million.
     
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    My favorite sucker bet is the Royal Match side bet at blackjack. Preferably a single deck game (e.g. El Cortez).
     
  8. nubia11

    nubia11 Low-Roller

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    Ditto on the hardways, especially when things are going well.

    I also used to stop and feed the giant Paris slot machine a $10 or $20 bill every trip. I think I won $10 once? Haven't visited the old gal in awhile though.
     
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    Gold Coast has a similar bj table. I LOVE that bet! It's actually realistic.

    Field and horn.
     
  10. crussader

    crussader Low-Roller

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    Every trip I stop and put a little money in the Lion's share machine.
     
  11. Pinny Long

    Pinny Long High-Roller

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    This one?

    [​IMG]

    Did one spin on it on New Years and hit it for $750.
     
  12. Drambler

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    I have to agree on this one. I think the last time I played this at the El Cortez I won way more on the side bet than I did in the regular game. It hit all the time.
     
  13. catman

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    Double down with 11 against the dealer's 6.
     
  14. VegasKing

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    Fire bet at Craps tables. Not all tables have it, but I prefer those that do.
     
  15. WrongWayWade

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    I like the All-Tall, All-Small and All-or-nothing-at-all (Roll 2,3,4,5,6 before 7, etc). It gets resolved quicker than the fire bet and it's not NEARLY as bad as the Fire Bet (~7% compared to ~20%). But sucker bet it is.
     
  16. Nittany1

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    Just like WrongWayWade I like the All Tall All Small All All.
    I've caught it several times at Aria over the last couple trips.I only play it when I'm up or the table is jammin.
    The other sucker play I make is a 2way hard 10 when the point is 5.
     
  17. bronx12

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    All the hardways in craps when I roll, if it hits, I press.

    Now ask me how many times I have hit this. The answer is pretty short.
     
  18. jamie1983

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    Love me some hard ways if I'm on a heater, also something about throwing a few bucks on a big 6 wheel, and the first bet I make every trip to a casino $5 on each 0, 00, 22, 24, 27 on roulette.
     
  19. NickPapageorgio

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    Please explain as to how this scenario, the holy grail of blackjack plays, is a sucker bet...........?

    Nick:beer:
     
  20. Snotick

    Snotick Low-Roller

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    Most parlay sports bets. I used to be much worse than I am now. 3, 4, 5 teamers on a Sunday afternoon were fun. But a winning ticket was as rare as a unicorn (or quadracorn)

    Now I try to stick to two leg parlays. (maybe a 3 teamer if I am up for the trip)
     
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