Glossary

The Ignition Casino glossary section is a comprehensive resource that provides players with definitions and explanations of commonly used terms and phrases in casino gaming. It is designed to Help both new and experienced players understand the specific jargon and terminology that is often used in the casino industry.

Within the glossary section, players can expect to find a wide range of terms related to various aspects of casino gaming. This includes terms related to different casino games like slots, blackjack, poker, roulette, and more. The glossary section also covers terms related to specific game features, such as wild symbols, free spins, scatter symbols, and progressive Ignition Casino Jackpots.

Furthermore, the glossary offers explanations of frequently used phrases in the gambling community, such as “house edge,” “high roller,” “bankroll,” “wagering requirements,” and “RTP” (Return to Player). These definitions allow players to better understand the mechanics of casino games, various strategies, and general gambling concepts.

By providing this glossary section, Ignition Casino aims to enhance the overall gaming experience for its players. It ensures that everyone, regardless of their level of experience, can better understand the language used by both the casino industry and the wider gambling community. This knowledge can potentially improve players’ decision-making capabilities, help them navigate the casino platform more confidently, and enhance their overall enjoyment of the games.

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Online Casino Terminologies

243 Ways to Win

A mechanic found in slot machines and video slot games that allows for 243 different combinations to win.

Action

The total amount of money wagered by players on a table or in a game.

Active Payline

The lines on a slot machine or video slot game that are currently in play and can result in a winning combination.

ACS

Automatic Card Shuffler, a machine used to shuffle playing cards in a fair and random manner.

Add-On

Additional chips that can be purchased by players during a tournament to increase their bankroll.

Affiliate

A business that refers customers to another business and earns revenue from those referrals.

Aggregate Limit

The maximum amount that a casino is willing to pay out in a single hand or game.

All-In

In poker, when a player bets all of their remaining chips in the pot.

Ante

A bet that must be placed by all players before the start of a hand or round in certain casino games.

Arm

A player with exceptional dice throwing skills.

Baccarat

A popular casino game that involves comparing the hands of the player and the banker.

Balance

The amount of money that a player has available to place bets.

Banker

An alternative term used for the house or dealer in certain casino games.

Bankroll

The total amount of money that a player has for gambling.

Barred

When a player's account or IP address is banned by the online casino.

Beard

A player who conceals the identity of another player.

Beef

A dispute between a casino and a player.

Beginner's Luck

When a new player wins due to luck rather than skill.

Bet Max

A button that allows players to place the maximum number of coins on bet for all active paylines.

Bet Min

A button that automatically sets the bet to the minimum possible amount.

Betting Limits

The maximum and minimum amounts that players can bet during a game.

Blackjack

A popular casino card game with various variations.

Blind Bet

A bet placed by a player before they have seen their cards.

Blinds

Forced bets that players are required to place in certain casino games.

Bonus

Money given by online casinos to players for meeting specific requirements.

Break-Even Point

When a player wins the same amount of money that they wagered.

Breaking the Bank

Winning a large amount of money in a casino game.

BritBrag

A variation of poker played against casinos with three cards.

Bug

In poker, a wildcard that can only be used to create certain hands.

Buy-In

Exchanging cash for casino chips.

Cage

A place in a casino where large amounts of money are stored.

Call

Accepting the current bet before passing the action to the next player.

Camouflage

When players try to conceal their current hands, playstyle, and identity.

Capping

Cheating by adding or removing chips from bets after the outcome has been determined.

Card Counting

A strategy used in blackjack to keep track of the cards that have been played.

Card Sharp

Someone skilled at playing card games.

Card Washing

A technique of shuffling cards used by dealers.

Caribbean Stud Poker

A casino table game based on five-card stud poker.

Cascading/Collapsing Reels

A bonus feature in slot machines where winning combinations cause the symbols to disappear and new symbols to fall into place.

Cashback

When players receive a refund for a losing bet.

Cash-Out

Withdrawing money from an online casino.

Casino Advantage

The mathematical edge that online casinos have over players.

Casino Rewards

Additional bonuses or prizes earned by players.

Casino Tournament

Competitions that take place in casinos.

Chase

Continuing to gamble in hopes of recovering from previous losses.

Chips

Tokens used to represent cash in casinos.

Classic Slots

Type of slot machines and video Ignition Casino Slots with traditional themes and gameplay.

Coat-Tail

Betting the same number as the winning player.

Coins

Another type of currency used in online casinos.

Cold

A losing streak.

Colouring Up

Exchanging smaller valued chips for higher valued ones.

Comp Points

Reward points that can be redeemed for various prizes in casinos.

Cracking the Nut

Players who earn enough money to cover their expenses and make a profit.

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A popular online casino game played with dice.

Crossfire

Dealers engaging in chat unrelated to the game in front of players.

Card Shark

Someone with expertise in card games.

Chip Tray

A tray used by the dealer to hold house chips.

Chips

Tokens used in casinos to represent cash.

Color Up

Exchanging smaller denomination chips for larger ones.

Comp Points

Points earned by players that can be exchanged for chips.

Croupier

A casino dealer.

D'Alembert Betting System

A betting system created by mathematician Jean Le Rond D'Alembert for use in online casinos.

Term

Description

Deal

The action of distributing cards in a card game.

Dime

Refers to bets that can be placed in online or land-based casinos.

Dime Bet

A $1000 wager in a game of poker.

Double or Nothing

Placing a wager that is double the previous amount in order to break even.

Doubling Up – Martingale System

A well-known gambling system that has been used for a long time.

Down to the Felt

Describes players who have run out of money.

Draw

Asking for additional cards in a game of Ignition Casino Blackjack.

Drop

Surrendering a hand and keeping half of the initial bet.

Dealer

The person responsible for handling and distributing cards in a casino game.

Degenerate Gambler

A person who excessively and frequently gambles.

Deposit

Adding funds to a player's online casino account.

Deck

A collection of playing cards used in an online casino game.

Deuce

The number “two” in an online casino game.

Edge

The advantage held by the casino in games.

En Plein

Placing a bet on a single number in Ignition Casino Roulette.

En Prison Rule

Bonus rules in certain casinos.

End-of-the-Day Betting Effect

The behavior of players near the end of a gaming session.

Eye in the Sky

Overhead cameras used to monitor gaming tables in casinos.

Expanding Wilds

Bonus features that appear in video slot games and slot machines.

Face Cards

Specific cards including king, queen, and jack.

Ficheur

A device used in roulette games.

Fifth Street

A specific stage in a round of poker.

Firing

Betting large amounts of money continuously.

Fish

Players who tend to lose frequently.

Flat Betting

Betting the same amount on each hand played.

Flash Casino

An online casino that allows players to play games directly through their browsers using flash technology.

Flea

The most irritating person at the casino table.

Flop

The first three community cards dealt in a game of poker.

Fourth Street

A specific stage in a round of poker.

Fold

Forfeiting a hand in online casino games.

Ignition Casino Free spins

Bonus features in video slot and slot machines.

Gambler's Fallacy

The false belief that the outcome of a random event is affected by previous events.

Gambler's Ruin

A gambling strategy that can bankrupt or ruin a player.

George

Someone who tips generously.

Grease

Slang for bribes in an online casino.

Grind

Wagering small amounts of money consistently to gradually accumulate profits.

Hit

Asking for an additional card in a game of blackjack.

Hole Card

The face-down card received by the dealer.

Honeymoon Period

A winning streak experienced by new players.

Hot

Players who are on a winning streak.

Hand

The cards held by players during casino games.

Hard Count

Counting coins or winnings under casino security cameras.

High Roller

Players who play for high stakes.

House

Refers to the casino.

House Edge

The advantage the casino has over the players in online casino games.

House Rules

Rules specific to a particular casino.

Inside Bet

Betting on single numbers in roulette.

Insurance Bet

Bets placed during blackjack games.

Insurance

Side bets used in blackjack games.

Irregular Playing Patterns

Playing patterns closely associated with online casino bonuses.

Jackpot

The largest prize offered in a casino game.

Jacks or Better

A popular variation of Ignition Casino Video Poker.

Juice

Slang for the fees charged by casinos or bookmakers.

Junket

Complimentary travel trips given to loyal casino players.

Kicker

High card in a player's hand that is not included in winning combinations.

Limits

Fixed limit or maximum amount allowed for bets or raises.

Ladderman

A person overseeing a baccarat game in brick and mortar casinos.

Lay the Odds

Expecting to win an amount less than the wager placed.

Layout

The surface of a gaming table where players place their bets.

Lobby

The place where all the online casino games are available.

Locals Casino

Differentiating between casinos that cater to local players and those for tourists.

Low Poker

A variation of poker.

Low Roller

The opposite of a high roller, someone who bets small amounts.

Loyalty Scheme

Programs offered by casinos to reward players for their wagering activities.

Live Dealer Games

Online casino games played against real dealers through live video streaming.

Marker

Requesting or writing checks to continue gameplay in a casino.

Mechanic

A proficient dealer skilled in handling cards.

Multiplier

A game mechanic that multiplies payouts in casinos.

MVG

Abbreviation for most valuable guest.

Mobile Slots

Video slot games playable on handheld devices.

Maximum Bet

The highest stake that can be placed in a casino game.

Minimum Bet

The lowest stake that can be placed in a casino game.

Multi-Hand Games

Casino games where multiple hands can be played at once.

Multiplayer Games

Online games where players can play with multiple real players.

Natural

Dealing with the best possible hand.

Net Winnings

The winnings after deducting the initial stake.

Non-Negotiable Chips

Chips used for Ignition Casino Promotions that cannot be exchanged for real money.

Nut

The general cost involved in running a casino.

Non-Sticky Bonus

Bonuses that can be withdrawn once certain requirements are met.

Net Winnings

Winnings after subtracting the initial stake.

Odds

The chances of winning or the ratio of probabilities.

Online Casino Games

All the games available at online casinos.

Open

The first player to make a bet in a poker game.

Outside Bet

Various types of bets placed in a roulette game.

Overlay

Odds that are more beneficial for players than for the house.

Paint

Refers to face cards such as king, queen, and jack.

Pallet

A tool used by dealers in a baccarat game.

Paroli

A betting system used by roulette players.

Pass

Forfeiting a hand or round and ceasing to play.

Pat

An unbusted hand with cards totaling at least 17 points.

Payline

The combination of symbols that results in a win.

Payoff

The total amount of money received by a player after placing bets.

Paytable

The menu available in slot machines and video slots.

Pigeon

An unknowledgeable and naive casino player.

Pit Manager

A person who manages multiple casino tables.

Pit

A designated area in a casino specifically for casino games.

Plug

A group of cards separated by a plastic cut card.

Pocket Cards

Cards dealt face-down to players.

Pot

The amount of money kept in the middle of the table.

Progressive Slot

A type of video slot game.

Punto Banco

A variant of the baccarat casino game.

Provably Fair

An algorithm used to prove the fairness of online casino Ignition Casino Games.

Payout Percentage

The approximate return a casino pays over time, expressed as a percentage of overall bets placed.

Payout Table

A table that shows the payouts for each bet in Ignition Casino Table Games.

Penetration

Dealing a certain percentage of cards before shuffling the deck.

Phantom Bonus

A bonus that is removed from a player's account during cash-out.

Progressive Jackpot

A jackpot that continuously increases over time.

Quads

Anything involving the number “four.”

Qualifier

Requirements that players must meet to participate in a hand.

Queer

Counterfeit money in an online casino.

Racino

A combination of a racetrack and casino.

Rack

A tray used to hold chips, coins, and tokens.

Rake

Fee charged by land-based casinos to players.

Rapid Roulette

A variation of the roulette casino game.

Rating

The process of casinos assessing the skill level and playing habits of players.

Reload Bonus

A Ignition Casino Bonus offered to existing customers when they make a new deposit at online casinos.

Reel

The horizontal columns in slot games where the symbols are displayed.

RFB

Complimentary rewards given to VIP players in casinos.

River

The fifth and final community card dealt by the dealer in certain card games.

Royal Flush

The highest-ranking hand in poker, consisting of a 10, Jack, Queen, King, and Ace of the same suit.

RNG

Random Number Generator, a software algorithm used to create random outcomes in online casino games.

Roulette

A popular casino game where players place bets on various conditions, such as the number or color the ball will land on in a spinning wheel.

Shill

Players who are paid to play at a casino.

Shutter

A board or card used in bingo to mark called numbers.

Shuffle Tracking

A technique used in card counting to predict the order of cards in a deck.

Shiner

A small device or mirror used to reflect light and reveal unexposed cards.

Silver Mining

The act of searching for and collecting unattended coins in slot machines.

Sixth Street

The fourth betting stage in certain poker games.

Skimming

The act of stealing money or chips from a casino.

Skin

Slang term for money in a casino.

Slots

A popular casino game where players spin reels with the hopes of matching symbols to win.

Spinner

A term used to describe a winning streak in casino games.

Shoe

A device used to hold and distribute playing cards in casinos.

Sign-Up Bonus

Bonuses offered to new customers when they join an online casino.

Stake

The amount of money wagered on a casino game.

Sticky Bonus

A bonus that cannot be withdrawn and remains in the player's account until it is lost.

Spooking

The act of standing behind a dealer and peeking at their hole cards.

Sticky Stacked Wilds

Bonus features in slot games where wild symbols remain in place on the reels for multiple spins.

Standing Hand

A hand in which the player or dealer should not draw any additional cards.

Sticky Wilds

Wild symbols in slot games that remain in place on the reels for multiple spins.

Suit

The different categories of playing cards in a deck (e.g., hearts, diamonds, clubs, spades).

Surrender

A betting option in certain casino games where the player can give up half of their bet instead of playing the hand.

System

A set of rules or strategies used for betting in casino games.

Table Hold

The money made by a casino during an eight-hour shift at a single table game.

Table Limit

The minimum and maximum bet amounts allowed in a casino table game.

Table Stakes

A rule in casinos where players cannot add or remove chips from their active hands during play.

Tells

Subtle signs or quirks exhibited by a dealer or player that may give away information About Ignition Casino their hand.

Third Street

The first betting round in Seven Stud Poker.

Three of a Kind

A hand with three cards of the same rank.

Tap Out

When a player loses their entire bankroll.

Time Cut

The fee charged by a casino to players for playing in their poker rooms.

Trips

A hand with three cards of the same rank.

Tronc

A box used for tipping dealers during casino table games.

Twenty-One

Another name for the gambling game Blackjack.

Underplay

The strategy of playing a strong hand more conservatively to increase the chances of winning.

Unit

The smallest amount used for making bets in an online casino.

Up Card

The face-up card of the dealer in certain card games.

Vigorish

The commission or fees taken by a casino or house.

Viking Poker

A variation of Poker game called Caribbean Stud Poker.

VIP

Very Important Player – players who receive special treatment due to their high value.

Wager

The bet made in a casino game.

Wagering Requirements

The amount of money that needs to be wagered in order to release or earn a bonus in online casinos.

Welcome Bonus

Bonuses offered to new customers when they join an online casino.

Washing

The actions and techniques used by croupiers to ensure the fairness of the game.

Web Wallet

Online wallets used for transactions in online casinos.

Whale

A player who bets and plays for high stakes.

Wild Symbols

Special symbols in slot machine games that can substitute for other symbols to form winning combinations.

Withdrawal

The process of converting chips or credits into cash at the casino's cashier.