Let Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino answer these Frequently Asked Questions about Games of Chance to help turn your good game into a great night.
Whether your question is about splitting aces, standing pat, or figuring out the horn bet, Westgate is happy to answer it for you. Below are the most frequently asked questions we get about games of chance providing the thrilling high-stakes action and energy contained in our 95,000-square-foot casino floor featuring state-of-the-art slots and classic table games. If there's a question we haven't answered that you'd like to ask, just let us know!
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Q. What is "insurance" in the Blackjack game?
A. "Insurance" is an optional bet when the dealer's up card is an Ace. You may bet up to half of your original bet to "protect" your hand should the dealer have Blackjack.
Q. What is the horn bet in the game of Craps?
A. The horn bet is an all-inclusive bet covering the three craps numbers (2, 3 and 12) and 11 for the next roll. One fourth of the amount bet is on each number.
Q. Do I always split Aces when playing Blackjack?
A. Under all known playing strategies it is recommended that Aces and Eights always be split.
Q. Does it really matter if the player before me just took the hot card I needed when playing Blackjack?
A. In actuality, the only thing that has an impact on each individual hand is the playing strategy of that individual. How others play their hand only affects each of them, not the outcome of any other hands.
Q. What's the best way to learn how to play Craps?
A. All of our dealers are prepared to instruct novice players on each of our games. You can choose a quiet time of the day, go up to any table and they will be happy to instruct you.