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Questions about practicing dice control

3 August 2008

Dear Frank,

I have bought your books and videos, have a practice rig, and truly truly enjoy the game of craps.

Now that my training is in full swing, I have some questions that I hope you can answer.

  1. When counting throws or evaluating your progression, should you count those rolls that get away from you and hit the side walls of the practice rig?
  2. If you start off throwing OK to good then start throwing bad, should you work through that or should you quit for a while and come back later? I would hate for those bad throws to undo all of the good practice that you started for the session.

Thanks for all of your inspiration!

G. H.

Dear G.H.:

Let me take the bad then the good. As long as you aren't tired, you have to take the good throws and the bad throws as a group. If you practice for 15 minutes at a clip, then whatever occurs in that 15 minutes is your session.

Everyone has different practice routines. I liked to take a break from writing, go to my "craps room" and practice until the 7 shows or for 15 minutes, whichever comes first. Then I go back to work. Those sessions mimic what happens in a casino. You have some short rolls, some long rolls, and then you wait your turn again to shoot.

There are different opinions about the wooden sides of the practice box. I prefer not to count those because you really don't know what the final number would be had those wooden walls not been there. No matter. You can choose what you wish to do with those throws. The bottom line is simple: If you are actually getting your SRR (seven to rolls ratio) above 1 to 6.3, you have a slight edge at the game.

Keep enjoying the process you're in. Learning how to win at craps is a wonderful thing.

For your letter I am giving you a free 10-day subscription to my private, members-only website at www.goldentouchcraps.com. We have over 5,000 members on this private site and the conversations are interesting, enjoyable and fun. I think you'll like it.

All the best in and out of the casinos!

Frank Scoblete

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Frank Scoblete is the #1 best selling gaming author in America. His newest books are Slots Conquest: How to Beat the Slot Machines; Everything Casino Poker: Get the Edge at Video Poker, Texas Hold'em, Omaha Hi-Lo and Pai Gow Poker!; Beat Blackjack Now: The Easiest Way to Get the Edge; Casino Craps: Shoot to Win!; Cutting Edge Craps: Advanced Strategies for Serious Players; Casino Conquest: Beat the Casinos at Their Own Games! and The Virgin Kiss.

Frank and Casino City Times columnist Jerry "Stickman" teach private lessons in dice control. Frank's books are available at Amazon.com, in bookstores or by mail order. Call 1-800-944-0406 or write to Frank Scoblete Enterprises, PO Box 446, Malverne, NY 11565. Frank can also be reached by email at fscobe@optonline.net.

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Frank Scoblete
Frank Scoblete is the #1 best selling gaming author in America. His newest books are Slots Conquest: How to Beat the Slot Machines; Everything Casino Poker: Get the Edge at Video Poker, Texas Hold'em, Omaha Hi-Lo and Pai Gow Poker!; Beat Blackjack Now: The Easiest Way to Get the Edge; Casino Craps: Shoot to Win!; Cutting Edge Craps: Advanced Strategies for Serious Players; Casino Conquest: Beat the Casinos at Their Own Games! and The Virgin Kiss.

Frank and Casino City Times columnist Jerry "Stickman" teach private lessons in dice control. Frank's books are available at Amazon.com, in bookstores or by mail order. Call 1-800-944-0406 or write to Frank Scoblete Enterprises, PO Box 446, Malverne, NY 11565. Frank can also be reached by email at fscobe@optonline.net.

Frank Scoblete Websites:

www.goldentouchcraps.com
www.goldentouchblackjack.com

Books by Frank Scoblete:

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