Title: Craps: Books for Beginners and Advan ced Players Word Count: 544 Summary: Considered complicated, Craps is an ything but that. And, to break this notion, here are reviews of the to p four books on craps. Keywords: craps,betting,casino,casinos Article Body: Although craps is not a very compli cated game, many people find themse lves confused by its strange termin ology and large numbers of betting options. This article focuses on th e most recommended craps books avai lable in the market including begin ners books, strategy books for the advanced player and books that intr oduce the concept of dice control. 1) Craps for the Clueless: A Beginn ers Guide to Playing and Winning by John Patrick As its name indicates, it provides basic information on playing craps. The book is written in simple lang uage that makes the terminology eas y to understand even if you have ne ver seen a craps table before. In a ddition to the object of the game, Craps for the Clueless, reveals the winning secrets of professional ga mblers. John Patrick is a professional gamb ler, an author of many gaming guide books and the former host of the TV show "So You Wanna be a Gambler", which was aired on national cable n etwork for over a decade. According to Patrick, a successful gambling is a result of four essentials, he calls "The Big Four", which are a p roper use of the bankroll, knowledg e of the game, money management and discipline. 2) Beat the Craps Out of the Casino s: How to Play Craps and Win by Fra nk Scoblete This book supplies useful informati on for the newbie as well as for th e experienced player. The book expl ains how the game can be beaten inc luding explanations on which bets c an lower the house edge and which b ets should by avoided by the smart player. Frank Scoblete is one of the top se lling gambling authors in the US an d the director of Golden Touch, whi ch offers seminars on craps and bla ckjack. Other recommended books by Scoblete are "The Captains Craps Re volution", "Forever Craps" and "Get the Edge at Craps". 3) Craps: Take the Money and Run by Henry J. Tamburin Take the Money and Run focuses on h ow to make fast profits from playin g at casinos. In addition to introd uction on the mechanics of the game and recommendations on best bets, the book offers the Increased Odds craps betting system and the Take t he Money and Run discipline, which both promise to maximize the profit s. The book also provides a special chapter on using the <a href="http ://www.gambling-portal.com/pass-lin e.html">pass line bet</a> for maxim izing your profits. Take the Money and Run has special chapters on tou rnaments and new variations. Dr. Henry J. Tamburin has been play ing for over 25 years, and his bett ing system and discipline are based on his winning experiences. 4) Dice Control for Casino Craps by Yuri Kononenko. This guide book offers an easy to u nderstand introduction to the conce pt of dice control from the mathema tical and mechanical points of view. Other recommended books that teach how to gain advantage over the hous e by using dice control are Frank S coblete's "Golden Touch Dice Contro l Revolution" and "Craps Undergroun d: The Inside Story of How Dice Con trollers are Winning Millions from the Casinos", which offers a fascin ating inside look on the game system. Conclusion: Unlike poker or blackjack, this gam e is not very popular, but in that lies the biggest opportunity. The c asinos focus on getting a profit fr om the popular games. Take advantag e of this, and make your profit at this game instead.