Casino Glossary

  • Place Numbers

    Craps

    The numbers 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10.

  • Perfect Pairs

    Blackjack

    A side bet that is won when a player's first two cards are a pair. Various payouts are offered, the highest being when they are a perfect pair, i.e. the same card in a multi-deck game.

  • Premiere

    Roulette

    A bet on the numbers 1-12. Pays 2 to 1.

  • Punto Banco

    Baccarat

    The European name for the North American version of baccarat, as opposed to baccarat chemin de fer or baccarat banque.

  • Payline

    Slots

    The line on a slot machine which winning symbols must be on. Modern machines can have multiple paylines.

  • Penalty Card

    PokerVideo Poker

    A card that, if discarded, reduces the chance of making one type of winning hand. E.g. If a player is dealt KQJ105, all of the same suit, and discarded the 5, it makes a flush less likely.

  • Pass

    Poker

    Fold one's hand.

  • Payout Percentage

    Casino

    The long-term percentage of money played on a slot machine that is paid back out to players.

  • Passé

    Roulette

    A bet on the number 19-36.

  • Pick ‘em Poker Video Poker

    Video Poker

    A simple version of video poker in which the player is dealt two cards, then gets to choose which of two cards to keep as their third card, and is dealt two more. Wins with a pair of 9s or better.

results per page
Show more