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Game of Craps - Big M Casino (Photo Courtesy of Alan Cleaver)

This is the 1st tip in the “How to Play Craps – 11 Rolls to Win” eBook.

When did the game of craps bounce into history?

There are some differing opinions as to where craps originated, but please read for yourself and decide.

Some say that the game of craps was invented by Sir William of Tyre during the crusades in 1125 AD. Sir William and his men came upon a castle by the name of “Asart” or Hazarth. The crusaders were in need of entertainment while they were laying siege to the castle Hazard. Therefore, the dice game they played became known as “Hazard” derived from the castle name.

However, the controversy begins…others believe that Hazard (or the game of craps as we know it) originated from an Arabic dice game called “Al Zar”, which means “dice” in Arabic. Some believe that even before the 12th century, the game migrated to Europe with the help of merchants. In 2600BC, there has also been evidence that dice games were played in Egypt which may prove that the games originated in the Arabic world.

Enough proof to make your decision yet? Here’s some more information to consider.

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Want to Play Craps on Our Casino Cruise?

Posted by Megan On March 25th

Play Craps on our Casino Cruise

If you’ve ever been on one of our casino cruise boats, you know that one of the most exciting areas to be near is the Craps table. Our guests get so excited at this particular game, that the enthusiasm is absolutely contagious.

People stop what they are doing to look and see what’s going on at the Craps table constantly. If you’re one of those people who would love to learn to play the game of Craps so that you too can partake in the excitement, you’ll be happy to know that we recently added a new edition to our growing list of “How To” manuals. We have already taught you how to play blackjack and how to play roulette…now it’s time to teach you How to Play Craps – 11 Rolls to Win.

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