Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

The Wrong Way to a High 5

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

The Wrong Way to a High 5

Article excerpt

The Vicarious Bettor plays off a $100 stake provided by his employer. Each week, he gambles a portion of that money and reports the results here.

The game: $3 craps

The session: 8 a.m. Friday at the Admiral.

Ever wonder how far you could ride the wrong way at the craps table? That's what I set out to find. I decided to play the Don't Pass line and take the odds and to keep playing this way until someone made a point.

I bet $3 Don't on the come out and the shooter rolled a 5. I then put $6 odds on the 5. The shooter then rolled a 10 and 4 before sevening out. That put me up $3 for my original bet and $4 for the odds. I kept the $3 out, and the next shooter rolled snake eyes, which paid me $3. I lost that back when he rolled a 7. …

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