Casino Terms T-Z
The following is a list of common casino wagering terms. If you have any questions, please visit our Help page or FAQs section.
- Tap City
- A term to describe the state of a player who has gone broke, possibly from a result of pressing. Also known as Tapped Out.
- Triple Sharp
- A very strong player who also happens to be a wiseguy.
- True Odds
- The ratio of the number of times one event will occur as compared to the number of times another event will occur. The odds posted in a casino are usually not the true odds.
- Acronym for a big bettor deemed worthy of full complementary treatment, i.e., RFB.
- Invalid with no result.
- The amount of money a player voluntarily risks on a game. The wager can be in the form of cash, chips or vouchers.
- Wheel (Poker)
- The lowest possible five-card hand in low-ball poker, i.e., ace, two three, four, five. Also see, bicycle.
- Wheel (Roulette)
- The wheel upon which the game of roulette is played. Also see American or French Wheel.
- To raise before, and after, a caller who gets caught in the middle.
- Whirl Bet
- A player's bet in craps that the next roll will be a two, three, seven, eleven or twelve. The whirl bet is made in multiples of five, with one unit on each of the numbers.
- Wild Card
- A joker, or other card designated as a joker, the player may substitute for any other card to complete his hand.
- Wired Pair
- A pair in hand.
- World's Fair
- A strong and promising hand.