Regardless of the actuality that web gambling is now a billion dollar business, and countless thousands of new wagerers world-wide log in each day to gamble at web gambling dens, there are still millions of newbies to the world of web gambling who do not as yet have a clear comprehension of much of the jargon used in web betting, and betting on sports in general. In any case, understanding of these terms is indispensable to interpreting the games and regulations of wagering:
ACTION: Any type of bet.
ALL-IN: In poker, all-in means a player has put all of his money into the pot. A second pot is set up for the players with additional money.
ALL-UP: To bet on many horses in the identical contest.
ANTE: A poker term for placing a specified figure of money into the pot just beforeevery hand begins.
BRING-IN: A necessary bet in seven-card stud made by the gambler showing the lowest value card.
BUST: You lose; As in 21, when a gambler’s cards are valued over 21.
BUY-IN: The minimum value of funds necessary to appear in a match or event.
CALL: As in poker, when a wager is the same as a prior made bet.
CHECK: In poker, to stay in the match and not wagering. This is acceptable only if no other gamblers wager in that round.
CLOSING A BET: Like in spread betting, meaning to lay a wager equal to but converse of the starting bet.
COLUMN BET: To wager on one or more of the 3 columns of a roulette table.
COME BET: In craps, similar to a pass-line bet, but carried out after the hurler has established her point.
COME-OUT ROLL: A crapshooters first toss to achieve a point, or the initial toss after a number has been ascertained.
COVERALL: A bingo term, symbolizing to cover all the spots on a bingo card.
CRAPPING OUT: In craps, to toss a two, 3 or 12 is an automatic defeat on the come-out roll.
DAILY DOUBLE: To pick the champions of the 1st two races of the day.
DOWN BET: To bet that the outcome of an event will be smaller than the smallest end of the quote on a spread bet, also known as a "sell".
DOZEN BET: In roulette, to wager on any of 3 sets of twelve numbers, 1-12, etc.
EACH WAY BET: A athletics wager, indicating to gamble on a team or player to succeed or medal in a match.
EVEN MONEY BET: A bet that pays out the same amount as gambled, ( 1:1 ).
EXACTA: wagering that two horses in an event will finish in the absolute same assignment as the wager – also referred to as a " Perfecta ".
FIVE-NUMBER LINE BET: In roulette, a bet placed on a grouping of five numbers, such as 1-2-3-0, and 00.