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Here you will find the technical terms for all casino games offered.

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The croupier's well-known "rien ne va plus" ("no more bets"). From the moment of this announcement on no more bets may be placed.


Additional purchase of tournament chips at a defined level in the initial phase of a tournament, regardless of the player's chip status.


Arrangement of chips on the table by value.

All wins paid on lit lines

All wins are paid out on selected lit lines.

#hit#payline#pays only when lit#slot machine#win


To run out of chips while betting or calling during a poker game. A player may not go into his pocket for more money during a hand. If he runs out, a side pot is created in which he has no interest. However, he can still win the pot for which he had the chips.


The announcement of a game (e.g. "Zero et les deux voisins") and passing of the chips to the croupier. The croupier will then place the chips according to the player's wishes.


Stake enabling patron to join in a round. In Texas Hold'em, this additional stake in addition to the blinds is only used in tournaments.

Ante Box

Playing area in Tropical Stud Poker layout.

Any bar

Combination of various bar symbols


Any position

In every position

#scattered#slot machine


Card worth 1 or 11


Minimum value of dealer’s hand permitting a comparison


Retire from round on payment of the ante.


Card given to patron in exchange for one of the originally dealt cards on payment of the amount of the ante.


Casino or croupier being played against.


Chips which were purchased at a discount and cannot be exchanged back into cash.


Playing capital. To make a bet.

Bet box

Playing area in Tropical Stud Poker layout in which the ante is placed.


Jack, Queen or King

Black Jack

21 with the first two cards (an ace and a 10 or face card). Payouts are made 3:2. Exception Even Money, Stand off.


Predefined bets that must be placed by the first two players to the left of the dealer button before the cards are dealt. The player to the left of the dealer button must post the small blind. The player to the left of the small blind must post the big blind. The size of the small blind is usually half the size of the big blind.


Pretending to have a stronger hand than is really the case.


All five community cards in the middle of the table in a poker game.

#common (community) cards#river card#turn card


Extra winnings or bonus

#double up feature#hit#win


Areas where bets are placed.


The main player on a box, who makes the decisions for all of the guests playing on the box (generally the guest sitting in front of the respective box)


To discard the top card from the deck, face down. This is done between each betting round before putting out the next community card(s). It is security against any player recognizing or glimpsing the next card to be used on the board.


Card value over 21


Amount required by patron to join in a game or to play a tournament.


It is an international custom to leave a small part of your winnings - as much as you feel is appropriate - for the casino staff. The wages for the casino staff are paid from the so-called "Cagnotte" according to statutory provisions. This is not a personal tip for the croupier.

Cagnotte Box

Box for received tips


To pay a fellow player's bet without raising.


Call Attendant

Call casino attendant


Delete selection

#service#slot machine


Said by player when he/she wants another card


Carre Place a bet on the table with four cards of the same kind at the same time.

Cash Box

Box for the cash.


In Roulette there are several ways to win. Even money chances which payout 1 to 1, and multiple chances which payout multiples of the original bet.


To not bet, with the option to call or raise later in the betting round.



French: Horse. The possibility of placing a single bet simultaneously on two neighbouring numbers on the tableau.




Depression in the table in front of the dealer containing the bank chips.

Coin Accepted

coin accepted

#coin#press to return coin

Coins played

Number of coins played

#coin#coin accepted#press to return coin


Multiple chance. Possibility to bet on one of the three vertical columns ("column 34", "column 35", and "column 36". Payout 2:1

Common (Community) Cards

Cards that are presented face-up in the middle of the poker table and shared among players in poker games. These are also referred to as "board".

#board#river card#turn card


A complete game from placement of the bets until all wins are paid out.


Person who manages the game and makes the pay-outs.


Special chips whose value is defined by the player upon purchase. They are used in American Roulette.


The croupier's designation in poker.

Dealer Button

Indicates the fictitious dealer. The dealer button travels around the table in a clockwise manner, moving to the next player after each hand is completed.


A card package with 52 cards.


Is responsible overall for the casino and makes final decisions.

Discard rack

Rack where discarded cards are placed.


Small metal figure with which the point is marked on the layout.


Roulette wheels originally had a second double zero (00), and this was first dispensed with by Francois Blanc in Bad Homburg, giving this casino a major competitive advantage over the competition. It gives players a much higher chance of winning.


After receiving the first two cards of a hand the player can decide to double his bet under the condition he receive only one more card. Management can limit doubling depending on the variant of the game.

Double up feature

Possibility of doubling up

#bonus#press button#slot machine


To draw


Drop collection

Type of fee that is withheld from the pot in poker.


One of the multiple chances (see). Players bet on 1-12 (Premier Douze - the first twelve numbers), on 13-24 (Douze Milieux - the middle dozen - the second twelve numbers) or 25-36 (Douze Dernier - the third twelve numbers). Payout 2:1.

Einfache Chancen

Red-black, even-odd, 1st-18th - 19th - 26th. Payout ratio 1:1


Term for the 18 even numbers on an American Roulette table. Payout 1:1.

Even money

1:1 pay-out on blackjack at player’s request if the dealer’s first card is an ace.


The different colours for clubs, hearts, diamonds and spades.


Casino employee who is responsible for overseeing the poker game.


Pass, to withdraw from a current game.



Mode of a poker tournament in which you cannot buy additional chips. If a player loses his chips, he is eliminated.

Freie Plätze

Open seats are filled by the floorman or croupier.

Game Over

End of the game

#last bet#slot machine

Gegen die Bank spielen

Playing against the trend. For example, by playing the opposite of a chance that has just or frequently come up.

Geteilte Hände

Card combinations that emerge after a split.


Table with the payout ratios.

Große Serie

Combination game that covers a certain sector of the wheel and 17 numbers (22, 18, 29, 7, 28, 12, 35, 3, 26, 0, 32, 15, 19, 4, 21, 2, 25). For this game 9 chips are required.


The combination of a player's or croupier's cards that is used to decide the game.

High Card

If a hand does not make a combination, the high card counts.

#drilling#flush#paar#poker#royal flush#straight#straight flush#zwei paare


Term for the 18 odd numbers on a French Roulette table. Payout 1:1.

Insurance Line

Area for insurance


Higher winnings or highest winnings.

#max bet#slot machine#when lit#wins paid by attendant

Jackpot, double progressive

Two progressive jackpots which can be won on one and the same slot machine (see Jackpot, progressive)

#jackpot#jackpot, progressive#slot machine#when lit#wins paid by attendant

Jackpot, progressive

Jackpot whose value grows steadily with every bet

#jackpot#slot machine#when lit#wins paid by attendant




Capital added to the tables, if necessary.


Face value of a card (2-10), 10 for a picture cards and 1 or 11 for an ace.


Request another card from the dealer


Roulette equipment made of high-quality wood having the 37 numbered slots situated in its centre. It runs on a ball bearing mounted shaft.


Certain sector of the bowl.


Printed area of the table.


Regulates the amount of the possible bets in poker.

#no limit#pot limit#split limit


Term for the numbers 1-18 on a French Roulette table.

Markierte Jetons

Value chips that are marked. These are given to special guests in French Roulette.

Max bet

Maximum bet.

#jackpot#slot machine


Maximum bet in a box.

Mehrfache Chancen

Columns, dozens (2:1), transverse simple (5:1), transverse plein (11:1), carré (8:1), cheval (17:1), plein (35:1).


Minimum bet

Nicht qualifiziert

The dealer has a hand lower than ace-king; the ante is paid out at 1:1 and the round is over.

Nichts geht mehr

"Rien ne va plus" or "no more bets" - an announcement made by the croupier that no more bets may be placed.

No Limit

A version of poker in which a player may bet any amount of chips (up to the number in front of them) whenever it is their turn to act.

#limit#pot limit#split limit


Term for the 18 odd numbers on an American Roulette table. Payout 1:1.

Only highest winner paid

Only the highest winning combination is paid.

#cash out#collect#slot machine#winner paid


French for "orphans". Combination game in which two certain, separate sectors of the wheel are covered. For this game (1, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 31, 34) 5 chips are required.

Paid by attendant

Win is paid by a casino attendant.

#press button#push to collect#service#wins paid by attendant


Term for the 18 even numbers on a French Roulette table. Payout 1:1.


If the player wins and then leaves his stake and winnings on the same number to play again. See also "Play with the bank's money".


Term for the numbers 19-36 on a French Roulette table.

Pays only when lit

Wins are only paid on the lit lines selected.

#all wins paid on lit lines#hit#payline#when lit#win

Permanence display

Electronic unit that displays the last 15 to 20 numbers which came up at a table allowing more exact observation of the game.


The written or electronic records of all the numbers which come up at the table listed in series. Particularly important for system players. In most casinos you can purchase the permanence as a computer printout.

Place your bets

Place your bets - the croupier's call to play the game.   


Rectangular chip of high value.

Play 1 to 5 coins

Pay 1 to 5 coins.

#cancel#max bet

Play coins or credits before pulling handle

Insert coins or vouchers before pulling the handle (starting the game).

#handle#player#slot machine



#credit#press button#win


Even number in Roulette (zero to 36).


Total amount of bets that it is played for.

Pot Limit

A version of poker in which a player may bet up to the amount of money in the pot whenever it is his turn to act.

#limit#no limit#split limit


The total amount of tournament prize money that will be shared among the winners.

Press button

Press button.

#player#service#slot machine#start

Press to return coin

Coin return

#coin#coin accepted#coins played#token

Push to collect

Push to collect.

#cash out#collect#slot machine#winner paid


The croupier has an ace and a king or higher.


To increase the amount of the current bet.



To buy more tournament chips. In a rebuy tournament, it is possible to buy more tournament chips within a certain period of time.

Rien ne va plus

"Rien ne va plus" or "no more bets" - announcement made by the croupier that no more bets may be placed.

River Card

The fifth and final community card that is dealt face up on the table.

#board#common (community) cards#turn card

Royal Flush

Highest combination of cards consisting of five cards of one suit from ten to ace.

#drilling#flush#high card#paar#poker#straight#straight flush#zwei paare


The floorman is responsible for the daily administration in the casino gaming areas and is a contact person for the guests


Symbol which is effective in any position.

#any position#hit

Second Chance



#press button


The point at which all players remaining in the hand turn their cards over and determine who has the best hand.

Siebener Drilling

If a player has three sevens, an immediate 3:2 pay-out is made.

Slot machine

Slot machine

#bonus#cash meter#hit#scattered#win

Small Series

Combination game that covers a certain sector of the wheel and includes 12 numbers (27, 13, 36, 11, 30, 8, 23, 10, 5, 24, 16, 33).This game requires a stake of 6 chips.


A complete game from placing the bets through to paying out all of the winnings.


If the first two cards are identical (e.g. two eights, but also any combination of 10 and picture card), they can be split (with an additional bet of the same amount as the original bet being placed on the second card).

Split Limit

A version of poker in which the amount of the bet is fixed for each player.

#limit#no limit#pot limit




Stand off

Guest retains bet (only possible on don’t pass if the first roll is 12).


Start or Start button.

#player#press button#slot machine


Said by player when he/she does not want a further card.


Run of five cards in sequence regardless of suit.

#drilling#flush#high card#paar#poker#royal flush#straight flush#zwei paare

Straight Flush

Run of five cards in sequence of the same suit.

#drilling#flush#high card#paar#poker#royal flush#straight#zwei paare


Banker gives up the bank prematurely. 

Table Stake

Total number of chips that a player has on the table during a game. He may only use that capital for betting during a game in progress. It is allowed to add more money to the table stake between two games. As long as a player is involved in the game, he is not allowed to take any money from his table stake.


Printed cloth, also playing area.


If the card value of the first two cards is equal, the player can split, which means he can form a new hand with the second card by placing his original bet once more. When splitting, the combination ace/10 or ace/face produces the value 21 and not a Black Jack. If the player splits two aces then he only receives one card per ace - as long as he does not split again. Management can offer variants of the game and thereby restrict the number of hands being split (also dependent on card value).




Transversale pleine

A bet on a diagonal row of three numbers (e.g. 7-8-9), payout 11:1.

Transversale simple

A bet on a diagonal row of six numbers (e.g. 7-8-9-10-11-12), payout 5:1.


Normally one chip to the value of the en Plein bet. It is also generally accepted to tip two or three chips "Pour les employés", "for the staff", as a token of appreciation for the winnings or of the service provided by the croupier. The wages for the casino staff are paid from the tips or so-called "Cagnotte" according to statutory provisions. This is not a personal tip for the croupier.


Tips from which the wages for the casino staff are paid.

Turn Card

The forth community card that is dealt face up on the table.

#board#common (community) cards#river card


The casino employee responsible for the entire administration of the tournament.


After receiving the first two cards of a hand the player can decide to double his bet under the condition he receive only one more card. Management can limit doubling depending on the variant of the game.


The player/dealer has more than 21.


If the croupier's first card is an Ace, players may insure their bet against a possible blackjack with the bank. An insurance bet can be any amount between half and double the player's original bet wagered, in half minimum steps.


If the dealer’s first card is an ace and he/she makes blackjack with the second card, the insurance payout is 2:1 (see insurance).


Table area directly above the layout, which the dice may not leave.

When lit

When lit.

#hit#jackpot#slot machine#win

Wins paid by attendant

Wins paid by attendant.

#paid by attendant#press button#push to collect#service

Zero / Doppel Zero

Zero game

Combination game that covers a certain sector of the wheel around the zero (0) (12, 35, 3, 26, 0, 32, 15). For this game 4 chips are required.

Zwei Paare

Hand containing two different pairs.

#drilling#flush#high card#paar#poker#royal flush#straight#straight flush