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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.

  • Action
    The amount of money wagered (put into action) by a player during an entire playing session.
  • Aggregate Limit
    Total payout liability of a casino during any one game.
  • Aggregate Winnings
    Cumulative or total winnings (your total profit).
  • American Roulette
    This style consist of a roulette wheel which has 38 colored compartments with numbers ranging from 0 to 36 with the addition of a second zero (00). With the additional 00 (European Roulette only has one zero), American roulette gives higher advantage to the house, as compared to European roulette, which has slightly better odds of winning.
  • Arm [Craps]
    A term used in craps to denote a player who is so skilled at throwing the dice that they are able to alter the conventional odds of the game. Such a player is referred to as an 'arm'. Whether such individuals actually exist or simply are a product of game legend is debatable. However, it is worth noting that the casino craps dealers are very adamant about the dice being thrown against the opposite wall of the table to ensure a completely random outcome.