These casinos terms have been compiled to help you to understand a bit more of the lingo used in casinos around the world. Hopefully these can help you to sound more like a pro the next time your talking about your casino experiences.
Bankroll – General – The amount of money that you are using to play in the game with.
Bluff – Poker – Raising a weak or worthless hand to try and drive the other players out of the game.
Burn Card – Poker – The card that is removed from the deck before dealing a card to the community cards.
Card Counting – Blackjack – Trying to keep track of the cards in a deck to approximate the probability of certain cards coming out.
Comps – General – These are either complimentary gifts given to players or comp points that are given to players when they play more at that casino.
Even Money – General – A bet that will pay you back the same money that you wagered.
Face cards – General – The Jack, Queen and King in the deck of cards.
Flush – Poker – A poker hand that consists of five cards all-of-the same suit.
Full House – Poker – A poker hand that consists of a three-of-a-kind and a pair.
High Roller – General – A player that bets bit and either wins or looses big.
Hit – Blackjack – To get another card from the dealer to add to your hand.
Insurance – Blackjack – To place a side bet that will result in the player being even if the dealer has Blackjack.
Jackpot – Slots – A large prize given for winning on a certain special game or combination of symbols.
Loose – Slots – A loose machine is one that is paying out at a higher percentage then other machines.
Pay Line – Slots – A line of symbols on which the winning symbols must line up to win.
Point – Craps – The starting number for the craps game that they player must roll again before that player sevens-out.
Progressive – Slots – A jackpot that has money added to it the more that people play on the selected machines.
Session – General – Any time that is spent playing the games at the casinos.