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Hand - Refers to the cards that you hold, or to everything that happens in a card game between shuffles of the deck.
Handicapper - A person who studies and evaluates all sporting events.
Hard Four: A pair of 2s.
Hard Hand - In blackjack, any hand that does not contain an ace valued at eleven.
Hardway Bet - To bet the number 4, 6, 8 or 10 will be made with two duplicate numbers. 2-2,3-3 etc. in Craps.
Hi Lo - A one roll bet on 2 and 12.
Hi Lo Yo - A one roll bet on 2, 12 and 11.
High Hurdler - A person who left town owing money leaving no forwarding address.
High Poker - Standard poker, as compared to low poker or lowball.In high poker, high hands win.
High Roller - A big bettor.
Hit - To take another card. The card received is also called a hit.
Hit a Brick - When a die hits a stack of chips and does not roll all the way to the end of the table.
Hold ‘em - A class of poker games.
Holding Your Own - Breaking even.
Hole Card - The dealer's facedown card. This card is unseen.
Hook - Player positions 4 and 5, near the corner of each end of the table; often referred to as "inside hook" and "outside hook"
Hooked - Losing a wager by exactly half a point.
Hop Bet - A single roll bet on one particular combination of the dice, such as 2-2 or 4-5.
Horn Bet - A one roll bet that combines the 2, 3, 11 and 12.
Horn High Bet - A bet on three of the horn numbers, with two units on the "high" number.
Hot - Said of dice that are passing or a player on an extended winning streak.
Hot Game - Any game attracting a lot of action on one side by many players.
House - The operators of the casino.
House Advantage - The casino's advantage over the player in any game.
House Edge - The percentage of each bet that you make that the house takes in. Winning bets are paid off at less than the true odds to generate income for the house.