Not sure about the meaning of a gambling term? We've put together a handy little online casino glossary here, where we explain the most common terms for you.

ABG General terms and conditions of business
Ante A compelling use, as in the case of poker, serves to increase the size of the pot.
Outside bet (roulette) In roulette, bets are placed on simple chances on a field outside the number grid on the tableau.
Payout ratio The statistical value of a casino game indicating the long-term returns of one's wager.
Paytable Specifies the potential winnings one can attain in a casino game given certain circumstances.
Auto play (slots) With Auto-Play, you can effortlessly trigger multiple consecutive spins in online slots.
Ball Door (Bingo) The small opening where the bingo balls drop through.
banker The banker manages the gameplay across various card and table games.
Banker (Baccarat) In Baccarat, the bankholder is one of the two sides available for placing bets.
Bankroll The available amount of funds that one has in an online casino to play with.
Bet A bet, for example on a number in roulette or the stake in a poker game.
Bluff (Poker) When bluffing, one places a bet despite knowing that their hand is not strong enough to win. The hope is that the other players will fold their hand, resulting in a victory.
Bonus game Free spins or bonus rounds, as they are also called, can be won on many slots.
Bust (Blackjack) If a player exceeds 21 points in Blackjack, they go bust and lose the round.
Call (Poker) One joins in on a bet made by another player by wagering the same amount.
Square (Roulette) A roulette bet where one wagers on a square of numbers on the number field.
The game known as Chemin de Fer, also referred to as Baccarat, A popular variation of Baccarat is when a player takes on the role of the banker. If the banker wins, the casino collects a commission.
Chips Chips, also commonly referred to as tokens, are used as bets in certain games (such as roulette, online poker).
Column (Roulette) A potential roulette bet where one places their wager on one of the three columns on the number field.
Croupier "French for dealers. Frequently used in Baccarat and Roulette."
Demo Mode The play money mode in casino games allows players to bet with free credits, eliminating the risk of winning or losing real money.
Dice English for dice
Doppelnull (Roulette) In American Roulette, there is a double zero which gives the bank a larger house advantage.
Double Down (Blackjack) In some variants of Blackjack, players have the opportunity to double their bet as their first move. They will receive exactly one additional card and then the round will end.
Dozens (Roulette) A wager at roulette where one bets on a dozen of numbers.
Down Card A concealed card, for example in Blackjack or Texas Hold'em Poker
Draw (card games) In certain card games, there is an opportunity to request additional cards or exchange cards to enhance one's hand.
Drilling Also known as Trips or Three of a Kind, it refers to three cards of the same value, such as in online poker.
Real money mode In this mode, you play the casino games for real money.
Equality French for tie, such as in Baccarat
One armed bandits Common term used for slot machines that were previously equipped with a large lever on the side and "emptied the money from one's pockets."
Easy Chance (Roulette) Certain roulette bets that pay 1:1. For instance: Red/Black, Even/Odd, High/Low.
increase Also known as "raise". One increases the bet, for example in a game of poker.
Face Cards Picture cards - Jack, Queen, or King
Flop (Poker) The initial three community cards in Texas Hold'em.
Flush (Poker) A poker hand consisting of five cards of the same suit, such as five hearts or clubs.
Fold (Poker) One surrenders their poker hand and is eliminated from the game. Preceding bets are lost.
Free Spins Free spins that can be obtained through a bonus offer or won in an online slot game.
Fruit Machine The informal term used to refer to slot machines.
Full House (Poker) A poker hand consisting of three of a kind and a pair.
Odds of winning Also known as odds. Indicates the percentage chance of winning.
Payline A line on slot machines that extends across the reels. When multiple symbols of equal value land on a payline, you win.
House edge In all casino games, the bank (meaning the casino) possesses a mathematical advantage over the players.
High Card (Poker) If you have no other hand combinations in poker, the highest card determines the winner.
High Roller High rollers are players who gamble with exceptionally large amounts of money in casinos and are often given preferential treatment.
Hole Cards (Poker) The concealed cards in poker or blackjack that only the respective player or dealer is allowed to see.
Inside bet (roulette) Bets placed on the inner number field of the tableau, specifically bets on numbers or number groups.
Insurance (Blackjack) In some variations of Blackjack, players have the option to take insurance against a dealer's Blackjack. If the dealer indeed has Blackjack, the player will receive a partial refund of their bet.
Joker In some card games, the Joker is added to the deck or a specific card is declared as the Joker. It can substitute for any card. For instance, in the video poker variation called Deuces Wild, the four twos are considered as Jokers.
Card carriage Also known as a shoe or a shoe. The sled is a box that contains the cards and protects them from potential manipulations.
Buy (Blackjack) Also known as a "hit," one purchases an additional card in blackjack.
Line Bet (slot machines) The bet per payline in online slots.
License Every online casino needs a valid gambling license to legally offer real money casino games.
Muck The designated spot for all discarded cards. Once a card lands in the muck, it is out of play.
Multiplier (slot machines) Many online slots have a bonus feature called a multiplier, which, under certain circumstances, multiplies the winnings.
Natural (Baccarat) If you are dealt a hand with 8 or 9 points in Baccarat, you have a Natural and therefore have exceptionally high chances of winning.
Odds The chances of winning in a casino game
Outs The most enhancing cards that increase the chances of winning in a card game are referred to as "outs."
Pair (Poker) A person holds a poker hand with two identical cards, such as a pair of twos or kings.
Pitboss The supervisor in an online casino who is responsible for a range of gaming tables. They hold the responsibility to ensure that everything is fair and above board.
Preflop (Poker) The pre-flop move in poker.
Progressive jackpot The main prize in a progressive jackpot increases with each round of play until it is eventually won by a player. As a result, the jackpot amount can vary significantly and occasionally reach enormous sums.
Punto Banco (Baccarat) A particularly popular variant of Baccarat where one can freely bet on either the player's or the banker's side. Both sides are played by the croupier according to fixed rules.
Push In the case of a tie in Baccarat or Blackjack, a push occurs, meaning the player gets their bet back.
Qualifier (Casino Poker) In certain casino poker variants, the dealer's hand must meet a minimum standard before a payout can occur.
Rail Distinguishing between spectators and players, as in a poker tournament.
Raise (Poker) In this move, one increases the bet after another player's initial wager.
Rake (Poker) The portion of the poker pot that the casino collects as a fee.
Risk game In certain casino games, players have the opportunity to gamble their winnings in a risk game. Typically, this involves a double-or-nothing game.
River (Poker) The final betting round in an online poker game.
RNG English translation: "English for random number generator or random number generator."
Royal Flush The best poker hand is comprised of a straight flush with 10, Jack, Queen, King, Ace in the same suit.
Scatter symbol (slot machines) A bonus feature where a specific symbol does not need to land on a payline to trigger a win.
Scratch Card English for scratch cards
Showdown (Poker) At the end of a poker round, there is a showdown. All remaining players must reveal their hand. The winning hand is the best one.
Spin (slot machines) One round (spin) in online slot machines.
Split Pot (Poker) If two or more players have the same poker hand at the end of the game round, the pot will be divided.
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Stand (Blackjack) The man is content with his hand and concludes the game round.
Straight (Poker) A road, therefore five consecutive cards. Example: 6-7-8-9-10
Straight Flush (Poker) A street in one color. Beats all other hands except for a royal flush.
Symbols (slot machines) In slot machines, the reels are filled with symbols such as fruits, bells, numbers, and more. These symbols can also have bonus features like Wild or Scatter.
Tableau (Roulette) The game field in roulette. One places their chips on the corresponding field on the tableau to make a bet.
Tie Bet A man places a bet on a tie during a game, specifically on a draw.
Tilt If someone is "on tilt," they are no longer able to make rational decisions. Reasons for being on tilt can include a string of bad luck, as well as fatigue or hunger.
Table limit The maximum or minimum bet allowed in a table game. In a casino, the same game is often offered with different table limits.
Transversal (Roulette) French for a cross row. One bets on three numbers that are in a row on the tableau.
Turn (Poker) The third round of play in Texas Hold'em or Omaha Pot Limit Poker. The fourth community card is revealed, followed by another round of betting.
Sales requirement The amount one must wager in an online casino to unlock a bonus. For instance, with a 30x wagering requirement, you would need to wager 30 times the bonus amount.
Variance The fluctuation in a casino game. The higher the variance, the longer losing streaks can be, but also the greater the potential winnings.
Insurance (Blackjack) In some variations of Blackjack, players have the option to insure themselves against a dealer's Blackjack, which entitles them to receive a portion of their bet back in such circumstances.
Video Poker An automated game in which players compete against the house in a poker format. Typically, a variation of Five Card Draw is played.
Foursome (Poker) One is holding a hand with four identical cards, such as four 7s or Kings.
Reels (slot machines) In the past, slot machines consisted of spinning reels. Many online slots still simulate this aspect today.
Wild symbol (slot machines) The wild symbol functions as the ultimate substitute in online slots, capable of representing any other symbol.
Welcome bonus Many casinos offer new players a welcome bonus. Depending on the bonus, you can receive free spins and/or a deposit bonus.
Zero (Roulette) The zero in roulette is primarily responsible for the house edge, as even bets always lose when the ball lands on zero. In American roulette, there is even a double zero, making the house edge twice as large in this variant.
Random number generator Behind every online casino game is a Random Number Generator (RNG), which determines the outcome of the game. A certified RNG ensures truly random and unpredictable results, guaranteeing fair gameplay.