# How much does a lay bet pay in craps?

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## How does a lay bet work?

A Lay bet is when you bet on an outcome not to happen. For example, if you placed a bet with us on a horse not to win a race, bet on a football team not to win a game or bet on a golfer not to make a birdie on a particular hole. In lay betting, you essentially become the bookmaker.

## What does a lay bet pay?

LAY BETS PAYOFFS AND COMMISSION

Payoffs are commensurate with true odds. If you bet \$6 on 6 or 8, a winner will bring you \$5. If you bet \$3 on 5 or 9, a winner will bring you \$2, and if you bet \$2 on 4 or 10, a winner will bring you \$1.

## How do you calculate return on a lay bet?

It is important to know your return on investment (ROI), but when it comes to lay bets you must make sure that you calculate it properly. When calculating ROI you usually add to together all your bets and divide the amount of profit you have made by the amount you have bet.

## How much do you win on a lay bet?

In a lay bet, you always stand to win the stake of the opposing bet (e.g. £10 (€10) in the examples above).

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## Are lay bets on during the Come Out Roll?

This bet is referred to as a Lay Bet. The Lay Bet for the Don’t Pass Line/ Don’t Come Bet may be placed or removed any time after the Come Out roll and the point is established. Lay Bets always work.

## How do you place a lay bet?

You can place a lay (against) bet by selecting the odds in the blue box. When clicking on the blue box, the contract you chose will appear on your betslip on the right side of your screen. When placing a lay bet you are betting for an outcome not to happen – for example betting that Liverpool will not win the race.

## What is the safest bet in craps?

The simplest, most fundamental bet in the game of craps, the pass bet, is also one of the very safest, with a low house edge of 1.41%. Pass bets pay even money – in other words, if you bet \$10, you win \$10. With a pass bet, if the come out roll is 7 or 11, you win, while if the come out roll is 2, 3, or 12, you lose.

## Should you lay odds on don’t pass?

Since they already have an edge on their don’t pass/don’t come bet, they don’t see it as worthwhile to lay the odds, which carry no edge either to the house or the player. If you bet \$5 on don’t pass and win, you win \$5. If the point is 6, for example, to win another \$5 you have to bet an extra \$6.

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