Any Craps Bet: Understanding the Rules and Odds

In this post, we will focus on the Any Craps bet, which is a bet typically played as a hedge on a come-out roll. Craps is a popular dice game at casinos, and there are many different types of bets that can be placed on the craps table.

We will cover how the Any Craps bet works, whether it is a good bet to place, the odds of winning, and other important information about the Any Craps bet.

Any craps bet highlighted on table layout



Good Bet?

How the Any Craps Bet works

The Any Craps bet is a one roll bet that can be found at practically every single craps table on the planet. It is one of the many proposition bets you’ll find on the table.

To place an Any Craps bet, make sure the stickman has the dice and the table is taking bets. Simply call out to the stick, “craps” and toss your money to them. They’ll catch it and place your money on the “C” that corresponds to your position on the table.

On the next roll, if the dice show 2, 3, or 12 you win. Any other number, your bet loses.

You can bet the Any Craps in $1 increments.

Any Craps bets are commonly called “Crap Check” as well.

If you are new to craps, learn more about how to play craps here.

Any Craps Bet Odds

The chance of winning an Any Craps bet is 8.3% and the payout odds are 7:1

Here is a breakdown of all dice combinations with the Any Craps bet winning combinations highlighted.

  • Total of 2: (1,1)
  • Total of 3: (1,2), (2,1)
  • Total of 4: (1,3), (2,2), (3,1)
  • Total of 5: (1,4), (2,3), (3,2), (4,1)
  • Total of 6: (1,5), (2,4), (3,3), (4,2), (5,1)
  • Total of 7: (1,6), (2,5), (3,4), (4,3), (5,2), (6,1)
  • Total of 8: (2,6), (3,5), (4,4), (5,3), (6,2)
  • Total of 9: (3,6), (4,5), (5,4), (6,3)
  • Total of 10: (4,6), (5,5), (6,4)
  • Total of 11: (5,6), (6,5)
  • Total of 12: (6,6)
Any Craps Bet Chances of winning, distribution of dice combinations

Any Craps Bet Payout

A winning Any Craps bet pays 7 for 1. For example, a $1 bet would pay $7. A $2 bet would pay $14.

Most craps players will use the Any Craps bet as a hedge on a come out roll to cover their pass line bet. On a $10 table, a $2 any craps wager will pay $14 in the event of a 2, 3, or 12. You would lose the $10 line bet, so it would be a net win of $4.

You can also use an Any Craps wager as a hedge on come bets.

Payouts are determined by local gaming commission regulations, most states follow the same payouts as listed above, but these could vary from one jurisdiction to another. The above are from NV.

House Edge on Any Craps Bets

The house edge on Any Craps bets is 11.1%. This means that, on average, the casino will make a profit of 11.1% on Any Craps bets. 

The house edge on the craps table has a range from 1.41% to 16.67%. The lowest being line bets and come bets. The highest house edge comes from the Any 7 bet.

With a proper advanced craps betting strategy, you can reduce the house edge well below 1.41%.

Any Craps Bets FAQs:

Final Thoughts

The Any Craps bet is best utilized as a hedge against losing a pass line bet or a come bet. There are only 4 dice combinations out of 36 that will produce a winning any craps bet. So it is generally not a good bet to make.

If I am at the table and I start losing my pass line or come bets due to a craps roll of the dice, I’ll throw $2 on the Any Craps. But I don’t play it very often, I guess it depends on how the table is going.

Good luck on the tables!

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