Sun. Jan 29th, 2023


I put a $100 bill on the crap layout and immediately thereafter, the three rolled making me an instant loser. It is not the poor timing I am complaining about, but what I actually wanted was change for my hundred as I am normally a $5, pass line bettor. My question is, are not dealers automatically supposed to exchange my money into chips? Jay M.

Depends, Jay, on where you put your $100 on the layout. Was it directly on the pass line? It is important because the old adage “money lays, it plays” is a cliche that can play–and pay–the casino.


True, some casinos automatically change you up into gaming tokens whether you put your hard-earned money on the layout or the pass line, but the word to notice here is “some.”


In many casinos, putting paper currency on the pass line indicates to the dealer that …

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