Learn To Play Craps: A List Of Craps Call Outs

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If you have ever been to a casino party put on by Full House Casino you may have heard some crazy phrases referring to the roll of the dice. Some do serve a purpose, but for the most part they are said to add humor and spice things at the Craps table. This post is to help you not be intimidated by the lingo and to try to understand what the heck the dealers are talking about.

Below is a list of Craps call outs that our dealers currently use or have heard in Las Vegas Casinos. This list was compiled with help of all of our Craps dealers that work for Full House Casino.

List of Popular Craps Call Outs

TWO: “Craps,” “two craps two”,”snake eyes,” “push the don’t,” “eleven in a shoe store,” “double the bubble”,” “two bad boys from Illinois.”

THREE: “Craps,” “ace-deuce,” “ace caught a deuce”,”three craps three,” “Acey-deucey, loosey goosey.”, “Australian Yo (it’s the eleven down under)”.

FOUR: “Little Joe,” “little Joe from Kokomo” “ace trey, the country way.” Hard Four: “Ballerinas” , “hit us in the tu tu,” “Hard Four”.

FIVE: “The field’s alive, after the five”, “thirty-two juice roll” (OJ’s jersey number), “fiver, fiver, racecar driver”, “Fever Fiver”, “catch the fever.”, “Fever Dice”

SIX: “2×4, the lumber number”, “Sixie from Dixie”.

HARD SIX: “Two trees, the dog’s dilemma.” “Hard Six”, “Brooklyn bridge” “pair-o-treys, waiter’s roll,”

SEVEN: “Seven out, line away”, “Six One, you’re all done”, “Three Four, Out the Door”, “Cinco Dos, Adios”, “Three Four, we’re all poor”, “Six Ace, end of the race”, “Seven’s a bruiser, front line’s a loser”, ” Five two , you’re all threw”,”One roll, no butter” (a seven rolled right after making the point.) “, “Benny blue, you’re all threw” ,” two five, cant stay alive.” “New shooter, Same amazing dealers”.EIGHT: “Eight is Great”, “eighter from Decatur”, Hard Eight: “Hard Eight”, “Dirty Hairy” “The square pair”, “Forty- four, pays more”.

NINE: “Center field nine”, Niner Niner, Ocean liner”, Nina from Pasadena”, “Center of the garden”, “Jesse James”

TEN: “The tallest one in the Joint”, “the big one at the end” Hard Ten: “Hard Ten”, “Puppy Paws” “fifty-five to stay alive”

ELEVEN: “Yo, leven”, “six five, no jive”, “its not my eleven, its YO eleven.” “pays the field, pays the come, both gonna get you some”

TWELVE: “Craps,” “boxcars”, “midnight”, “All the spots in all the dots”, “its a Twelve, Double the field”, “craps to the max”


TWO: “Pair of A-holes”, “Swallow the COME, spit twice on the FIELD”. THREE: “Acey- deucey, juicy Lucy”, “Two pimps and a Hoe” “small ace and deuce, can’t produce FOUR: “hard four, its small but its hard” FIVE: “Fever in the whore house, run girls run” SIX: “Up all night roll”, “Colombian Breakfast”. “National average”

SEVEN: “Three four, get the F**K off the floor.” EIGHT: “It was soft, but at least you got ate (eight)”. “Eight-Eight, everyone loves to get ate”. NINE: “Nina Niner, wine her, diner her, take her home and 69er.” TEN: “hard ten, ladies best friend” “hard ten, ladies delight”, “tits in a window” TWELVE: “Biggest pair you’ll ever see”, “Swallow the COME, spit twice on the FIELD”.

Random Call outs

“Craps, everyday begins with a good crap (a craps on the first roll)” , “If you can’t be good be fast, that’s what the ladies tell me (a seven rolled right after making the point.)”,, “Dinner for two (when placing the six and the nine “69”.)”, When a player asks to place the 4 and the 10, “Sounds like last night. I went to bed with a 10 and woke up next to a 4”

When a Player asks how do you play craps?

“You take ‘em, you lay ‘em, you place it, you COME.” “You can’t COME when you’ re turned OFF, but you can always play the FIELD, just don’t get caught”

DICE OFF THE TABLE CALL OUTS: “No good its in the wood” “its in the cedar couldn’t read her”, “over the lumber no number”,

“on the rail I cannot tell”, “on the floor no more”, can’t call it for ya, its in the sequoia”. “they don’t play in the clay”

Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks

WOW!  That’s quite a few call outs.  When I first learned to play craps I heard a few of these terms, but after playing for over 20 years a lot of these phrases are new to me.  I’ll have to bring my “A” game next time I’m at the craps table and use a few of these call outs.

How about you guys?  Do you have any Craps call outs that you like to use?  Tells us about them in the comment section below.

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