The Secret of the Fours and
Pssst...! Wanna know a secret?
How about the secret of the fours and tens?
The four and ten pay a handsome 9:5 reward, so if you bet $5 on both
numbers, you will win $9 if either one hits. Of course, if you bought the
same numbers you would win a little more, but you will need to make at
least a $25 bet on both ($50 total) to make this profitable.
Wanna know the secrets that craps pros use to profit from $5 bets on
the fours and tens?
Let�s find out!
What you will be looking for is three hits on the four or ten to make
your money. If the shooter is a good one, you will more than likely make
this play, and this is how you�ll do it.
First, place $5 on both the four and ten. Let�s say now the four hits
and you win $9. Take both numbers down and you have $19 in your hand ($14
from the 4 and $5 from the 10). Add a buck to this and place the four
again for $20. When you win you get $36 plus your $20 back. Pocket the $6
and place the four a third time for $50. This third hit wins you $90, and
you take it all down. You have turned your initial investment of $5 into
$90 in only three hits.
Of course if the ten hit first you would be betting on that number
instead of the four. And, you should bet only if the shooter is qualified
to bet on - does he bet big on himself and look like he will be a good
shooter? If not, don�t bet on him - find another table or wait for the
In 36 sample rolls, you should see 3 fours and 3 tens, a total of 6
hits - the same number as the 7, so choosing a good shooter is very
important. Once you do, this three step play will work more often than you
think. It�s a great way of turning only $5 into $90 in a short amount of
Give it a try the next time you see a qualified shooter!
Pssst...! Now you know the secrets of the fours and tens!
� 2005 by Larry Edell
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