There is no flawless betting strategy. As I pointed out in the article in January’s issue, the betting strategy I described would eventually result in a negative return. Something is missing, and it’s right there in front of my face on the InterBlock (IB) Roulette or Craps betting layouts-the Repeat Bet, Double Bet and Press (Craps only) buttons.
The Repeat Bet button can be used to restore the prior bet.
This is the first button I press after a win so I can catch a streak.
Many people try to outthink the computers by using a betting strategy known as “Due Theory”.
These types of gamblers understand statistics and think that a certain number, color or dice roll is due, simply because it hasn’t occurred in a long time, based on the statistics.
I have witnessed many back-to-back-to-back wins.
The easiest way to miss out on a streak is to not repeat a winning bet.
The Double Bet button is for those of us who do not bet the max.
This is because I double my bets using the “Take and Press” strategy.
For example, if my Craps bet wins on a Come-out roll, then I repeat the bet, taking the winnings.
If it wins, again, I push the Double Bet button.
If it wins again, I Press the bet by one betting unit until it eventually loses.
The difference between Pressing and Doubling is this, the Double Bet button will double all bets.
For example, I have six Street bets totaling $1.50. A Street bet wins. I repeat the bet. It wins again.
I push the Double Bet button. My total bet is now $3.
I win again. I continue to repeat, take and double until I lose.
Note: there is no Press button on the Roulette machine betting layout.
BETTING STRATEGY for InterBlock (IB) Craps
The IB electronic Craps machine does come with a Press button.
When a Point is established, my betting strategy is slightly different, I use a “Press and Take” strategy.
For example, after a point is established, I will PLACE $1 on the 5, 6, 8 and 9 for a total of $4.
If I win, I will push the Press button which doubles the bet for the winning number only. My bet is now $5, not $8.
If the same number wins again, I take the winnings.
If I win again, I Press the bet and continue this betting strategy until a 7 is rolled.
On a good streak, I eventually may reach the maximum bet.
Given a choice of machines, I always play IB over the Aruze electronic Craps machine.
I find the IB betting layout to be far more intuitive for those of us who play live Craps.
That said, I occasionally find myself at a casino which only offers the Aruze machine.
I use the same betting strategy, but I must manually repeat, double or press my bets.
I do find that the Aruze machine tends to have longer winning streaks than the IB machines.
I have never made a $35 dollar bet on a single number, either Craps or Roulette; however I have made multiple bets, totaling more than $35 on the Craps machine.
How is this possible when the maximum betting limit is $35?
Here is the Craps betting secret. You can bet more than $35 on a single roll at the Craps table game.
How does that work? When a point is established, any multi-part bets made can be continuously pressed after each roll, until the bet is resolved. This allows you to exceed the $35 limit.