Casino Quiz. Are you a Player?

Posted on October 31st, 2008

Well, it´s Friday. And because it´s Friday, we thought we would test you out on some general knowledge (relating to casinos of course- this IS an online casino portal 😉 ).

To work out whether you are A Player or not, answer our questions below. Answers are at the bottom of the post. Answer a, b, c or d

1. How many slots are there on an American Roulette Wheel?
a. 38, b. 36, c. 38, d. 39

2. Slots that accumulate their prizes among a network of casinos for big jackpots are called:
a. building, b. accumulating, c. progressive, d. mega

3. If you are playing craps, what would you call the first throw of the dice?
a. come along roll, b. come out roll, c. first roll, d. craps

4. You are playing blackjack, and you make a bet that you will beat the dealer with one more card. You are…
a. doubling up, b. doubling in, c. doubling down, d. doubling round

5. Where in Europe was the first casino on the Old Continent?
a. Paris, b. Monaco, c: Venice, d. Budapest

6. Which casino game has the lowest house edge?
a. roulette, b. blackjack, c. baccarat, d. slots

7. If you are card counting in blackjack, which cards do you track?
a. 2s through 6s, b. 7s through 9s, c. 10s and aces, d. the entire deck.

8. You are playing a game in a casino similar to a lottery. What is it?
a. red dog, b. keno, c. sic bo, d. frattons

9. The traditional name for a slot machine is:
a. one armed pirate, b. one armed bandit, c. one armed slot, d. fruit machine

10. You are playing roulette and illegally make a bet when you are not allowed to. What are you doing?
a. parlaying, b. past-posting, c. flipping, d. duping.

SCORE
Check your answers below and tot up your score
Score: 8-10. You are a player and general all round casino dude. There are no flies on you.
Score 6-7. Not bad, but watch yourself around the craps table.
Score 3-5. You are not going to pass muster on the green baize with this kind of performance.
Score 0-2. Have you been minesweeping the free drinks?

1. How many slots are there on an American Roulette Wheel?
a. 38. 16 black, 16 red and 2 green zero pockets.

2. Slots that accumulate their prizes among a network of casinos for big jackpots are called:
c. progressive. Progressive slots have become a big draw on the Internet with jackpots hitting the millions

3. If you are playing craps, what would you call the first throw of the dice?
b. come out roll. The dice are thrown to try and establish the “point” in craps.

4. You are playing blackjack, and you make a bet that you will beat the dealer with one more card. You are…
c. doubling down

5. Where in Europe was the first casino on the Old Continent?
c: Venice. The Serenissima Republic of Venice opened the world’s first casino in 1638

6. Which casino game has the lowest house edge?
b. blackjack, played to a perfect strategy of course. if you play like a donkey, then possibly not.

7. If you are card counting in blackjack, which cards do you track?
c. 10s and aces. Track the 10s and aces and you have a good idea of the probabilities in the deck.

8. You are playing a game in a casino similar to a lottery. What is it?
b. keno. The odds are not as bad as playing the lottery but they are not that great either, so avoid this game.

9. The traditional name for a slot machine is:
b. one armed bandit

10. You are playing roulette and illegally make a bet when you are not allowed to. What are you doing?
b. past-posting: the act of slipping a chip on the table when the croupier (or CCTV) is not watching

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