Casino Terms L

Glossary of poker terminology Words that start with: “L”

Ladies : A pair of Queens in poker or card games.

Lady : A pair of Queens in poker or card games.

Last base : The player in the last decision making position in blackjack games.

Lay Bet : Betting against a point number being rolled in craps, wins with a seven.

Layout : The felt surface used on various gaming tables.

Let-it-ride : To leave the original bet and the money won on the playing surface and wager it all again. A poker based casino game. See ‘let it ride poker’

Limit : A predetermined amount with the minimums and maximums a player may wager between.

Line : The pass line.

Little Joe : Slang in craps for the number four.

Live Hand : A hand that still has ‘action‘, still has a chance to win or lose.

Lock up : Put into the bankroll. Losing bets are “locked up”, i.e. taken and placed in the bankroll.

Lammar : A plastic disc used to indicate the amount of a marker or money taken from the bank roll.

Low side : In craps, refers to the ‘yo’ and the ‘ace-deuce’ (3) proposition bets.

Loose : Easy money easy pickings and winnings.

Low Poker : A Poker game in which the pot is awarded to the hand with the lowest poker value.

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