Crapless craps is a variation of the traditional game. It was introduced at Bob Stupak’s Vegas World in the 1990’s. That casino is known as The Strat today.
There has been a crapless craps comeback in Las Vegas. MGM Resorts re-felted some standard tables with the game in 2020. This was reflected in our 2021 Las Vegas Table Game Survey. It has a higher house edge than the standard game.
Related: Las Vegas craps survey
Best Las Vegas casino for crapless craps
The Strat on the far north end of the Las Vegas Strip is the best place for crapless craps odds. It is 10 times odds there. All other Las Vegas crapless craps tables are 3-4-5 or 1-2-3-4-5 times.
Field players will want to choose one of the six MGM Resorts properties with crapless craps over Harrah’s or The Strat. The field pays triple on 12 at MGM Resorts casinos.
Minimum bet for Las Vegas Crapless Craps
|$10 (10x & Double Field)
||$10 (3-4-5x & Triple Field)
||$15 (3-4-5x & Triple Field)
$15 (1-2-3-4-5x Double Field)
$25 (1-2-3-4-5x Double Field)
How to play crapless craps
A crapless craps game starts just like a normal one does. A point is established on a come out roll. The betting is different. In crapless craps, there is only a pass line. There are no don’t bets on the table. The shooter must bet on the pass line.
A crapless craps pass line cannot lose on the come out roll. It wins on any 7. Any other number becomes the point. This includes 2, 3, 11 and 12. Any number besides 7 may become a place bet. The table has all other standard craps bets like the field, hardways and hop bets.
Crapless craps table odds vary from one casino to another. The Strat offers 10 times odds. It is the best casino for crapless craps odds in Las Vegas. The odds at MGM Resorts properties is 3-4-5. The three covers 2, 3, 11 and 12. Harrah’s goes down to double odds on 3 and 11 and single odds on 2 and 12.
Place bets are accepted on all numbers. These are paid based on this list:
- 2 and 12: 11:2
- 3 and 11: 11:4
- 4 and 10: 9:5
- 5 and 9: 3:2
- 6 and 8: 7:6
Hardway bets pay 7:1 on 4 and 10 and 9:1 on 6 and 8. Hop bets pay 15:1 on easy ways and 30:1 on hard ways. The field wins on 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 and 12. All Las Vegas casinos pay double at 2. The odds and bet table on this page shows whether the casino pay double or triple on 12.
While there is no such thing as craps at a crapless craps table, there is still a bet for it on the felt. It pays 9:1 when the shooter rolls a 2, 3 or 12.
Las Vegas Crapless craps FAQ
What is the difference between craps and crapless craps?
There are no don’t bets in crapless craps. A 7 wins and all other numbers become a point. The pass line and come bet cannot lose on the first roll. Place bets on 2, 3, 11 and 12 are available.
Can I play crapless craps in Las Vegas?
Yes. It is available at eight Las Vegas casinos. These are The Strat, Harrah’s, Mirage, Mandalay Bay, Luxor, Excalibur, New York-New York and Park MGM.
What is the minimum bet for crapless craps in Las Vegas?
Crapless craps games start at $10 in Las Vegas.
Which Las Vegas casino has the best crapless craps odds?
The Strat offers 10 times odds at crapless craps.
Last updated: April 4, 2021