Complete Casino Game Glossary

Monday, Mar 31, 2008 | by CasinoGuide

Learn the offline and online-casino lingo. We have dictionaries for all popular casino games. Study them and make yourself prepared before you hit the tables.


Baccarat means zero, which is the worst total you can get in the game. Your goal is to draw cards and get as close to nine as possible. Study complete Baccarat glossary


Blackjack is a card game played against a dealer in which your goal is to draw cards and get as close to 21 as possible, without exceeding that total. Blackjack is one of the true casino classics. Study complete Blackjack glossary.

Caribbean Stud

Caribbean Stud is a casino-poker variation played against a dealer. You and the dealer get five cards each, and the dealer shows one of his cards. You then decide whether to raise or fold. Study complete Caribbean Stud glossary


A dice game with many different ways of wagering. The shooter throws a pair of dice and all players around the table can wager on the outcome of the throw. Study complete Craps glossary


Keno is a game in which 20 numbered balls are randomly drawn from a total of 80 balls. Your goal is to have the drawn numbers selected on your ticket. Study complete Keno glossary

Pai Gow

Originally, Pai Gow was played with dominoes and was quite complicated. Today, Pai Gow has become a card game called Pai Gow Poker. Your goal is to make two good poker hands with the seven cards you're dealt. Study complete Pai Gow glossary


Poker is an umbrella term for a large variety of poker games: Texas Hold'em, Five-Card Draw, Stud, Omaha and much more. Study complete Poker glossary. Study complete Poker glossary


In Roulette, a ball is dropped in a wheel with 37-38 slots. You can make different bets on the roulette layout: single number, odd-even, black-red and much more. Study complete Roulette glossary


A type of casino game also known as fruit machines, poker machines or one-armed bandits. The game consists of spinning reels with different symbols and your aim is to get winning symbol combinations. Study complete Slots glossary

Video Poker

Video Poker is a hybrid between a slot machine and a Five-Card Draw poker game. The game is played on a computerized console, or on the Internet, and your aim is to get a poker hand as high as possible. Study complete Video Poker glossary.



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