Rules and Strategy

Shooting Craps – Make the Winning Dice Roll

Among the various techniques that allow you to maximize your chances when playing at craps, there is one method that is called the ‘Sharpshooter’. The dice roller, and that’s you!

What is the Craps shooter?

Sharpshooter is actually the nickname of a craps expert who wrote a book dedicated to different techniques you can employ when playing craps. Sharpshooter is well known for creating a revolutionary method to control the way the dice will land at any given time. Sounds interesting but can it really be done?

Being the shooter in an online casino

The vast majority of systems or methods in place tend to defeat the casino simply based on the comparison of bets or on the evaluation of a series of different draws. Sharpshooter’s method is revolutionary in the sense that it aims to control how the dice lands, its purpose is to allow players to land exactly what is needed at any given time. In reality, the reason this technique is so powerful is that if a player is able to actually control the outcome of a dice roll, then they have a practically infinite advantage over the casino and can win at any time.

Shooting craps in online casinos

Obviously, there is no involvement of rolling the dice when you bet or play in the online casinos. This guide is only advantageous to those playing craps inside a land-based casino.

When it comes to the role of the shooter inside online casino games, it is played with the live dealer, though there is one issue with this already. Finding live craps is like finding life on another planet. It’s super rare. Most of the casino games play via virtual machines. The virtual craps table comes with normal betting options as you would expect to find.

Shooting is generated by an RNG programming system. Rolling the numbers and ‘shooting’ the dice is really out of your hands, though it is the best form of craps you will find around the casinos online.

The sharpshooter methodology

‘Sharpshooter’ claims to have invented a method of perfectly throwing the dice with total control over the outcome and the whole idea seems preposterous, yet the strange thing is it has already been verified as legitimate. This technique is a throw that requires you to have perfect stability throughout your body coupled with pinpoint precision and accuracy in the movement of your arm during the throw. The idea is that in this way, once thrown, the dice will bounce against the table. It’s a method in which it touches the edge of the table that enables the face of the dice to land on the desired number.

Creator of the perfect Craps roll

Get the Edge at Craps - How to Control the Dice is a book written by Sharpshooter and it was published first in 2002.

Since then Sharpshooter also offers videos on the theory behind methods of controlling the dice and has become a regular speaker on the circuit, frequently giving talks at seminars dedicated to gambling and more.

His books are available in libraries and on various internet sites.

Practice shooting at home

Now, it will sound completely stupid to practice dice rolls, but there is a method to the madness when formulating the winning rolls. Whether you faced with the pass or the established point roll how are you going to shoot the winning number?

Getting rolls right could very-well begin with how the dice are placed in your palm before you clench for the final throw.

There is precision involved, the position of the dice, shooters hand and wrist, speed, force and all these factors with enough practice can lead to perfect rolls in the game and more frequent wins from the house.

The origins of the Sharpshooter technique

Sharpshooter previously worked as an engineer and the various positions he held in the mechanics industry, coupled with his years of learning all the theories of engineering and mechanical math, helped him to understand the principles that make up the perfect scenario when throwing dice.

Birth of the sharpshooter inside the casinos

His method works better than any of the other methods or techniques out there today. He claims even casino operators know that it is possible to control the outcome of a dice roll and that in particular, his method is the only one efficient and precise enough to worry them in any sort of capacity. The veracity of this claim remains debatable however. The biggest problem or flaw with this technique or any technique that claims perfect dice control is that it is not possible to use them in online casinos at all which renders them useable only in land-based casinos.

Dice control: 3-step process

You don’t want to be weak when in charge of being the shooter, yet you don’t want to take the eyes of the stickman out. In the real casino, a lot of pressure will be on you. Other player’s bets count on what is rolled from your very hands and the odds will change after, should further bets be placed, either for you or against you.

So, before you step onto the strip of Las Vegas to win your money against the dealers, here are three steps to controlling yourself as a shooter. If may bring more wins and cut the number of times you lose.

  • It’s all about rhythm and following through with the dice to make sure the back of the table is hit. You need to practice this many times over, some hard work pays off.
  • The object of control is to decrease the number of times a 7 is rolled. The less 7’s you roll the more pass bets can be made and this is where the game’s odds come into play. You can read more of this in our article on how to play craps.
  • Control is not a natural attribute; you can read all the tips in the world and still not get the flow of the release correct. If you struggle after you have put in dedicated practice, it may be best to play online where you can claim bonus chips to play for free.
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