• Chippers versus Putters

    Following my daughter – a pretty fair high school golfer – around the golf course a few years back, I was impressed with the way she landed on her own approach to lobbing the ball onto the green from the fringe to around ten yards out. I’m from the...

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  • Craps versus Blackjack

    Ignoring the obvious, one is a card game and one is a dice game, there are a lot of differences in craps and blackjack – just as there are a lot of similarities. But there’s one major difference. A skilled dice influencer with a long-run SRR of 1:7 has...

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  • A High Roller Approach to Heavy’s Heat Seeking Craps Strategy

    For many years I’ve recommended my Heat Seeking Craps Strategy as a savvy way for players with limited bankrolls to approach the game. The strategy has a number of advantages that work well for players on a budget – most notably that is positions the player to win with...

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  • Getting Out of a Rut

    A few years back I cranked up a “get out of your rut” series on the Axis Power Craps forum. The idea behind the article was simple enough. If you’re continuing to do the same old thing at the tables year after year and you’re not getting the kind...

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  • Knowing When to Walk Away

    Quick, without thinking – when is the best time to end your craps session? If you said “while you’re ahead” I like your thinking. Of course, then you have to decide just how MUCH you have to be ahead before you pull the plug. But that is where session...

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  • Letting the Dice Make the Decision

    Most of us serious crapsters like to have several numbers working at any given point in the game. Doing so increases the variability of the game, which in effect makes the game more interesting. Few players are interested in single-bet grinds that rely strictly on Pass or Don’t Pass...

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  • The Tau of Yogi

    A few years back someone gave me a book of humorous sayings attributed to baseball great Yogi Berra. As I read it, I was surprised to find how many of them applied not only to the game of craps, but to life itself. I thought I’d share some of...

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  • Fishing for a Hot Hand

    Summertime. The kids are out of school and those of us who still work for a living start taking time off to spend time with our families, getting away from it all for a few days. For many, that includes a trip to a lake or stream for a...

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  • The $15 Craps Game

    If you play the Las Vegas Strip casinos on weekends you’ll eventually come face-to-face with one of my least favorite animals – the $15 minimum craps game. And if you’re like a lot of players, myself included, you’ll do your best to avoid this beast. Oh, it’s not a...

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  • Getting Over the Hump with Heavy’s Heatseeker

    For you new players looking for a simple strategy that will minimize risk and give you a fair shot at winning at craps – this may be the most important post you’ll ever read. Think about it. What are your chances of winning at the craps table in a...

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