Craps Apps & Sites for Practice

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  1. DarkSiderRidah, Aug 5, 2014

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    A question to people in the forum that play craps on smart phones and websites. What is your preferred craps app? What is your preferred craps website?

    I'm curious to see if there are nicer sites to play on the web than the sites I use. All suggestions are welcome, even craps programs that can be downloaded for free like (but preferably better than) WinCraps.

    There are several craps apps to choose from in the android market. Currently my favorite craps app is the one called "Craps" by Gapp Technology.

    When using my pc or laptop the website I go to for craps is: http://casino.betus.com.pa/allgames.aspx
    It's free, nice looking and controls smoothly. Remember to Shift-Click to take-down a wager.

    Enjoy.

    I know there's nothing like the real thing but electronic craps can really help hone your strategy. If you're just learning the game, my advice would be to learn and garner experience on the computer rather than inside casinos. You'll save immensely on your education. Then after hundreds or maybe thousands of hands played on the computer you will be ready to go get your in-casino experience.

    -DSR
     
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  2. Morgue, Aug 5, 2014

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    I use "craps lite" on my iPhone. It does allow you to "set dice" but I think that's ridiculous. I always choose the random roll. If choosing a set it would manipulate the true odds and produce unscientific results. BOO!

    I used to use an app called 24 in 1 casino games but there were errors in it. It would have a DC bet as "off" on a C/O. Not recommended.

    On the web I use the wizard of odds craps V2. I have A LOT of respect for that site in everything gambling related. Wizard of vegas's craps forum isn't that great though...
     
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  3. KokomoJoe4, Aug 5, 2014

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    Sorry to be a party pooper, but I can't see any benefit to practicing at a game of chance. It is a fact that, because of variation and probability, exceptionally different outcomes can and will result playing an identical method at various times.

    My play of one or occasionally two bets at a time can be exceedingly boring, even with hard-earned (and even not so hard-earned) money at risk. Only time I get excited at the table is when a big win starts to happen. This isn't very often.

    Can't even conceive of wasting time to do the same as a means of practice or familiarization with a method of play. Granted this comes from a guy who hasn't used a cell phone more than a couple of handful of times. No use for the damned things. Perhaps I'm just a middle-aged dinosaur.
     
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  4. Morgue, Aug 5, 2014

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    If you like craps and can't regularly make it to a live table. Computerised versions are a good way to temporarily scratch that itch.

    Heard about a system that sounds like a good idea but you'd like to give it a test run without risk? Again, apps and other computerised versions are a smart way to see how volatile your new found method could potentially be.
     
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  5. The Midnight Skulker, Aug 5, 2014

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    I can see two possible benefits of practicing a system/strategy/method (hereafter abbreviated "s/s/m") outside a casino.

    1. In The Before Time (on Usenet) a Kansas City dealer using the handle "mykey" likened casino games to a panel of 100 unmarked buttons. This panel is initially wired so that 48 of the buttons produce a pleasant sensation when pressed while 52 of them cause the player some mild discomfort. By varying his/her bets the player is rewiring the panel. Unfortunately, the mathematics of any casino game dictate that the total amount of pleasure and pain each remain constant. If 99 buttons are wired to produce pleasure, that pleasure may be undetectable, but pushing the pain button will be fatal. Practicing a s/s/m allows the player to see how it wires the panel without risking death. By simulating multiple sessions the player can get an idea of how actual session results will be distributed -- what Alan Shank (aka "goatcabin") calls "the shape of possible futures" -- and decide if that distribution satisfies his/her requirements for a positive experience.

    2. Practicing a s/s/m can also expose situations not covered by it. For example, a system that progresses odds bets on wins needs to account for losing the flat Pass/Come/DP/DC bet to a natural. Does the player decrease the odds on the next bet by one increment, more than one increment, back to minimum, what? Better to determine what to do somewhere other than in the heat of battle.
     
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  6. DarkSiderRidah, Aug 6, 2014

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    Craps lite for iphone eh? Thanks, I'll keep that one in mind Morgue. You and Skulks know what's up. I attribute tons of merit to technology that's used for training and education. Pilots use flight simulators for training. The military uses simulators to train soldiers. Golfers even have simulators, so they can train on a course before they even get there.

    This may be true with a game of coin-flipping, but craps has far too many betting options and outcomes. If your approach is super basic, which I suspect yours is Joe, then I guess you can learn all you need to know in a hand or two.

    You really ought to break out of your shell and try new bets. I know an approach that wins more often than not but I think you DON'T want to hear about it.

    Haha. Indeed, you are a diminishing breed. Nowadays, if you take a kid's phone away they'll collapse and begin convulsing :eek:. ;)
     
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  7. Morgue, Aug 6, 2014

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  8. KokomoJoe4, Aug 7, 2014

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    I wouldn't have one except the wife insisted- bought it for me, pays whatever fees are necessary, loaded it up with whatever numbers she feels I need to know, she always seems to be charging it up. Don't believe I've ever used it to call her. I have it set not to ring. That makes it easy not to be bothered by it.
     
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  9. packerfan, Aug 7, 2014

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    My wife plays a sim on her tab from crapstrainerpro.com. I don't know if it is available for a smart phone. I've tried it and it works pretty good. She used it last weekend to introduce her brother to craps and he played it for over a half an hour.
     
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  10. Morgue, Aug 7, 2014

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    Just to be clear, what type of app is that?
    Is it "craps trainer pro" or "crap strainer pro"? If it's the latter, this diagram might help:
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    Morgue -

    WHAT level of education is the above lesson plan geared towards -

    Elementary school, High School or College ?

    I guess the USA is kind of backwards -

    Usually in our infancy we are properly potty trained -

    WELL before we able to read ! o_O

    $...eE..$
     
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  12. Morgue, Aug 7, 2014

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    It's a light-hearted mock on the ambiguity of the aforementioned website's name without spaces. It's wordplay.

    It was directed at the members of this forum with a sense of humour...

    I found it amusing and believe that others will too. Those that do not can simply ignore it.
     
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  13. packerfan, Aug 7, 2014

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    Crap strainer.com That's funny!
     
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    Now THAT was a RELIEF to know ! :D
     
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  15. DarkSiderRidah, Aug 10, 2014

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  16. Morgue, Aug 10, 2014

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    @DarkSiderRidah what a let down! You made it seem like you had a system on the DON'T.

    I'm curious, if you do...
     
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    You can change the probability of a coin toss thru practice
     
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    DarkSideRidah,

    Could it be that the Casino's understand the Math of Craps & thus as you say, (craps has far too many betting options and outcomes). ?

    Yes, beware of one that offers many options, as some will be much more favorable to him, than others are, same goes for Casino's!

    Remember, when you play CRAPS, You place your own $$$ wherever you wish.

    eagleeye2
     
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  19. win1now, Aug 22, 2018

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    Here a great free app. It's called Propbox.

    Propbox is an easy to use app that calculates your Craps bets with a press of the screen. Enter any dollar amount and press the screen to see what that bet would pay.

    Don't be afraid of getting under paid. Propbox can instantly figure even improper bets so you never have to worry about dealer error.

    Check the link below

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=appinventor.ai_MikeDodd944.PropBox&hl=en_US
     
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  20. yacraps, Aug 23, 2018

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    This is some serious shit
     
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