So, you say you’re a knowledgeable gambler, eh? Well, I have found 20 slang words used in the casino by players, dealers, and pit bosses – some simple, some rather esoteric. Let’s see what you know. I dare you to take this matching quiz and comment to us at NETime Gambling on how well you did. Match the green answers to the red words to the left.
Answers Tomorrow. I made it easy – matching! But, there are more answers than questions, so make sure you check all possible answers A-Z.
_____1. an Ante A. a bet in poker placed before player sees any of his cards.
_____2.an Arm B. a player who is skillful in throwing the dice
_____3.The Blind C. casino lingo for 10 dollar bet.
_____4.a Buck D. a forgotten table bet originally wagered by the player.
_____5.a Copy E. to be broke or totally out of money
_____6.Down to the Felt F. a Video Lottery Terminal
_____7.Grease G. losing player
_____8.a Mechanic H. a bribe
_____9.Barber Pole I. a bet required to start at hand in card games.
_____10.a Bug J. refers to a $100 bet
_____11.Cracking the Nut K. a slang word for a dealer who cheats
_____12. a Fish L. a drunk player.
_____13.a George M. sign above roulette table showing previous wins
_____14. Martingale N. a net profit after all gambling expenses deducted.
_____15. a Pidgeon O. more than one denomination/color in a stack of chips
_____16.a Railbird P. the Joker card.
_____17.Spinner Q. term for a winning session
_____18.a Tom R. a generous tipper to table dealers
_____19.a Skin or Skoon S. an observer who hangs around a gaming table
_____20.a Ploppy T. a player who is not knowledgeable about the games.
U. a wagering system where the player doubles up after every loss.
V. irritating player who has high expectations for casino comps and benefits while not deserved
W. a non-tipper. X. a single dollar.
Y. means a player and a banker have a similar two-card or five-card hand especially in Pai Gow poker.
Z. a newer player who is not practicing sound strategy nor making correct decisions, however is not above coaching other players about what they should do