Your total time on a table.
Buying more credits during the game play.
A player who has an advantage against the house/casino.
Staking all money on a single bet.
American Wheel (Roulette)
A 38-number roulette wheel with two 0’s (1-36 + 0 + 0 = 38 numbers).
The fee which is paid in order to participate in a round.
The profile picture.
6-8 decked multiplayer skill game, can be played in real casinos and through online casinos.
Slang for “Re-Raise”.
A scenario where a player with a strong hand.
Synonym to “Dealer” or “Croupier”.
A player’s money reserved for gambling.
Barred / Banned
You lose access to a specific casino if you get banned or barred.
Someone who’s placing bets for another player.
Dispute between a player and a dealer.
The phenomenon when new players win against veteran players.
Staking money in a casino.
“Bet Levels” allow you to increase or decrease the number of coins per round.
Bet maximum amount in a spin.
The “Betting Limits” are the minimum and maximum amount that can be used to bet..
A fee paid by players to see the flop in a poker round.
A dealer announces numbers and players shout “BINGO” when/if they fill their cards with the randomly drawn numbers..
“A player’s or dealer’s initial hand including a card valued 10 + an ace (11) in Blackjack, the table game.
A scenario where a player doesn’t look at the cards before placing the bet.
A fee which players need to pay in each poker hand before seeing the “Flop”.
To bet high stakes with a bad hand.
Slang for a “Full House”.
A feature inside a slot machine, usually with higher payouts with additional ways to win.
Bonus Money have the same value as real money, although they need to be wagered (staked) X times before the bonus money is transformed to real money.
A person who permit bets.
A three card Poker game.
Synonym for a Joker.
Raise the bet of another player.
Cards which are discarded between deals to remain excluded from the whole round.
Exceeding 21 points in Blackjack.
Specifies the position of the Dealer in Blackjack.
Is to match another player’s bet or stake the required amount to participate in a game round.
A player who calls a bet in table games. In Bingo, the Caller is the person announcing the order of bingo balls.
A player with some sort of disguise, acting drunk or very upset for example.
Bet amounts exceeding allowed bet levels, Capping is considered cheating.
Count played cards to get an “Edge” against the Casino.
An expert card player.
The dealer shuffles by spreading out all cards face down on the table and is mainly used to eliminate consistencies in the decks.
A group of slot machines.
Slang for a luxury gambling casino.
Emergency money, potential stakes for rainy day.
Cashback / Cash Back
A gift from the casino based on the percentage of deposited or lost amounts..
To “Withdraw”, moving casino winnings to the personal bank account or e-wallet.
Exchanges your money into casino chips in a real casino.
The edge of a casino. Two 0’s on the roulette wheel increase the Casino Advantage with more than 1%.
Reduced prizes for loyal players as a substitute loyalty systems such as cashback deals.
A reward from the casino to be spent in the casino. Casino rewards are usually based on activity.
Adjusting bet levels to chase losses from previous bet(s).
Where the dealer keep the casino chips.
The currency of online casinos.
Following the betting pattern of a winning player.
The value of each coin in a slot machine.
A casino session resulting in losses.
For example, exchanging 100x€5 for 10x€50.
Betting on 12 of 36 numbers (0’s excluded). Winning column Bets pays 2:1.
Common cards available to each player in the round.
1 bet on 4 numbers, hence ‘corner’. A winning Corner bet pays 8:1. Also called a “Carré”.
The currency in a casino. The most common name for credit is “coins”.
French word for dealer.
To divide a deck of cards before dealing.
A card which is used to cut the deck when shuffling the cards.
Provides new cards.
The person who deal cards to players.
Clarifies the position of the Dealer in Blackjack.
Adding real money to your account balance in a casino.
Deuces Wild Poker
A video poker game where all number 2’s act as wilds.
Rejects some or all cards that have been dealt while asking for new ones.
Where the dealer discard burnt cards.
A weak player or a player who is most likely to lose.
A player betting on the underdog.
Ask for 1 more card only while doubling your staked amount.
Double or Nothing
A function where a player can re-stake winnings for a chance to double them up or lose them.
A downloadable casino client cannot be played through a browser. You need to download a casino client (.exe file) which may be harmful to your PC.
Betting on 12 numbers (a dozen) in roulette, pays 2:1.
Asking for more cards.
A lost hand/round.
Gives back half your bet and results in a loss. “Early Surrender” can be used by players before the dealer check his/her cards for a Blackjack (21).
The casino advantage against the player.
A (European) roulette rule, can only be applied to even-money bets.
37-number Roulette (0-36).
Any bet where the potential win is equivalent to the staked amount. “Even/Odd” and “Red/Black” are examples of even money bets.
Playing on “Even/Odd” in Roulette means that you play on 16 odd or even out of 37 numbers which pays 1:1 in case of a win.
Eye in the Sky
The cameras in casinos.
Cards with a picture printed on it: Ace, King, Queen & Jack.
“Face Value” is used to clarify the original value of a card.
The shared prize pool that can be won in a round.
Fifth Street / 5th Street
The third round in Seven Card Stud is called “5th Street” due to five cards being used.
First Base / 1st Base
The Chair at the dealer’s left is where the game commence.
A gambler who extracts the most losses from other players is a “Fish”.
Most online casinos are flash casinos (same as “Instant Casino”), always try to play on a Flash Casino rather than on a “Download Casino”.
Continuously betting the same amount per bet/hand.
The first 3 community cards in Texas Hold’em.
All cards on your hand from the same suit.
Four of a Kind
Four cards of the same value. For example four Aces, four Kings, four 7’s, four 4’s, etc.
Fourth Street / 4th Street
The Fourth Street is the second round in Seven Card Stud Poker due to the 4 cards being used.
A free tournament with prizes.
Bonus spins given to players to play X amount of free spins in a specific casino game. Winnings from free spins are usually subject to a “Wagering Requirement”.
37 number Roulette with additional bet systems.
Three-of-a-kind + one pair (3+2 = 5 cards).
The risk of losing money for chances of winning.
An invalid theory that previous outcomes can assist the player in determining future outcomes.
Any gambler who tip the dealer.
Abbreviation for Game of the Year
Slang for “Bribes”.
The total amount of winnings.
The cards that a player holds in a game round.
A player who can guess the result of a bet.
A hand without an Ace card.
A showdown between 2 players.
A type of poker where the pot is divided between the best and the worst hand.
A player using high stakes.
Used to describe winning combinations or basic wins, but also the decision of asking for an additional card in Blackjack.
The dealer’s card which is faced down.
The advantage of playing on home field. (these players might know the dealer and be familiar with different patterns and security measures)
A casino game is considered “Hot” when/if frequent wins appear inside it.
A winning session (opposite of “Cold Streak”).
Synonym for the Casino.
The casino advantage against players in casino games.
“House Rules” refers to the specific rules of a casino.
Bets placed inside the “Layout”.
A “Flash Casino”.
The opportunity for players to protect themselves against the dealer’s potential Natural Blackjack (21).
Abbreviation for Irregular Playing Pattern
An unusual large monetary prize which is offered through a casino game. Jackpots can be found in slots such as the Mega Fortune slot, a “Progressive Jackpot” video slot.
Jacks or Better
A poker game where Jacks, Queens, Kings & Aces are worth most.
A poker type where Jokers are wild cards.
The “Wild Card” in card games.
Commission taken by casinos. (see “Vigorish”)
A card to assist your hand as a “high card”. A high kicker card can provide you a win if the winning combinations are created through the community cards.
Person controlling the game in Baccarat.
The place on any table game where players can place bets.
Lay the Odds
Betting on your personal favorite, for example betting on your lucky number.
The certification of a casino being permitted to offer casino games.
Live Dealer Games
Casino games with dealer(s).
Overview of the different games available.
The team with the lowest chance to win, synonym to “Underdog”.
A player playing more hands than the average player.
A poker game where winners are determined through lowest rank among the cards.
Loyalty Scheme / Loyalty Program
A program to reward loyal casino players.
A betting system in roulette used by doubling the bet amount in case of a loss.
Maximum Bet / Max Bet
Maximum amount to bet.
Minimum amount to bet.
Money in Action
The amount that you can use on your current table.
Moving the Line
Paying additional money to increase your chances of winning.
Multiple hands simultaneously are allowed here.
Casino game with 2 or more pay lines.
Games where you compete against or with other casino players.
Multiplies value of a winning symbol or combination X times, depending on the multiplier.
Abbreviation for “Most Valued Guest”, synonym VIP.
Two cards in Blackjack accumulating to 21 points.
A Royal Flush hand with no wild cards (jokers).
Poker without maximum amounts for bets/raises.
No Deposit Bonus
A bonus offered to a player without the need of a deposit.
The amount of potential outcomes in a game. Keno has 80, while Bingo usually have 75/90 available numbers.
Chances of winning or potential winnings in sports (from a ratio aspect).
Online casinos are the operators of the online casino business.
Even-money (1:1) bets or 2:1 bets are called “Outside Bets” due to the position of the betting systems on the table.
When a player has the edge against the “House”. (a rare occasion in other words)
2 cards of same value.
“Pallete” is the wooden score board of Baccarat.
Pass if you wish to see another card without raising the bet amount.
A hand which is complete when the initial cards are dealt.
Shows where combinations need to be in order to create any winnings.
An overview of potential winnings.
The won amount of coins. “Bet Level” affects the bets/winnings in a round.
An indication on how much winnings players win on average.
A table that display an overview of the exact value in winning combinations.
How much of a deck is being dealt before the deck is shuffled (in percentage).
An ignorant gambler.
The area between table games where only staff is allowed.
Supervising the casino staff & tables.
Initial hole cards of the player.
The shared winnings of a round.
The name for constantly increasing jackpots, such as Arabian Nights and/or Mega Fortune. A fraction of each bet is usually contributed to the jackpot value.
Bonus offers sent in bulk.
Draw in casino games.
Slang for “Four of a Kind” in Poker.
A threshold for players in order to qualify for a pot.
Where coins/tokens/casino chips are kept in a casino.
Increase the cost to participate for players during a round.
A fraction of each poker pot given as a fee to the casino for offering the service for the players.
Abbreviation for Random Number Generator.
Bet on red or black for a win ratio of 1:1 although you (“only”) have a 48.65% chance to win.
A vertical row in a slot machine.
Get a reward for refilling your account balance with a deposit.
The last community card in a Texas Hold’em round.
A tight player.
Where bets are placed.
Where roulette balls are spun.
Bets on 12 of 37/38 numbers and pays 2:1.
A straight between 10-Ace of the same suit.
Player betting for someone else.
Symbols that triggers bonus features without the need to be on an active payline.
The total time inside a specific game.
Skilled player disguised as a “Fish”…but sharks eat fish.
A box from where dealers draw cards on a casino table.
Remaining players reveal their cards until the round is finished.
Card counting scheme used by high level blackjack players.
Registering an account at an online casino.
Sign Up Bonus
The welcome bonus offered for signing up at an online casino.
The smaller required fee at the start of the poker game, used to increase pot size.
A hand consisting of at least one Ace card (opposite of “Hard Hand”).
A downloadable casino program, although it is considered safer to play at flash casinos.
Initiate a game round in a slot machine.
Increase your bet amount by 100% and divide your 2 cards into 2 new hands. A player who “Splits” will receive a new card for each of the two hands.
Synonym to bet. Stake is the amount used to bet. “To stake” means “to bet”.
No more cards.
A hand which may result in loss from a single hit.
A hand with 5 cards in chronological order, regardless of the different suits.
5 cards in chronological order of the same suit (clubs, hearts, etc.).
A bet placed on 3 numbers, pays 11:1.
2 or more cards of the same suit (spades, hearts, etc).
Throw away your hand by forfeiting half your bet to save 50% of any losses.
Populates fields in slots. Winning combinations can be connected by having 3 consecutive symbols on an active payline.
A player playing few hands.
Gift from player to dealer.
The first card to the dealer, displayed face-up.
Commissions taken by a casino.
Abbreviation for Very Important Player.
Requirement on how much to wager in order to transform any bonus money to real money.
Bonuses included in the welcome packages at an online casino.
A player who stakes big.
Jokers are the Wild Cards in a deck of cards.
A royal flush consisting at least one Wild card (a joker).
Substituting for other symbols in slots.
A transaction from a player’s account balance to the player’s bank account/e-wallet.