Online Casino Gambling Glossary - Terms & Expressions
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Online Casino Gambling Glossary

More than 141 gambling terms & expressions

For those of you just starting out online gambling, we have developed this comprehensive online casino gambling glossary to help you understand the most widely used terms and definitions in the online gambling world. Of course, it is not essential to be familiar with all these terms in order to play, but they're still good to know. Have fun.

  • Ladderman [Baccarat]
    Casino employee who oversees the baccarat gambling table - the ladderman supervises the action from a chair above the table.
  • Layout
    The tapestry covered area of a table - cloth on gambling tables. Markings tell you where you can place your bets.
  • Lead
    The player who makes the first bet in a round.
  • Leak
    When a player purposely reveals a portion of his or her cards to let other participants know what he/she has. Alternatively, the term 'leak' can be used to describe a weak point in a player's game that they want to work on.
  • Load Up [Slots]
    Playing the maximum number of coins per spin a slot machine or video game will allow.
  • Lobby
    The lobby is the first screen you see once you open and log into the casino application. It's the main portal within your online casino software that lets you choose the games you want to play and gives you access to the latest bonus promotions and news.
  • Long Run
    The number of rounds of play, hands or spins, needed for the ratio of wins to losses to reach a point where they are changed very little by the cumulative effect of outcomes.
  • Loose
    Referred to slot machines that have a generous payout.