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Pack = An unopened deck of fifty-two cards plus two jokers.
Package = (1) A cheating term referring to a prestacked deck that is swapped for the actual playing cards. (2) In tourism, a prepaid tour that includes transportation, lodging, and usually meals, transfers, sightseeing, or car rentals.
Package Plan = Rate A special room rate that includes other meals, activities, or events.
Pack Up = To stop playing and leave the game.
Pad = (1) Payroll. (2) The colored compartments of a roulette wheel.
Paddle = The plastic slat that dealers use to push paper money into the drop box.
Pad Roll = A cheating technique of throwing the dice so that they roll without spinning.
Paid Out = In lodging, an accounting term referring to the cash dis-bursed by the hotel on behalf of a guest and charged to the guest’s account.
Pai-Gow = An oriental table game using thirty-two domino-type playing pieces and dice; there are seven players and a banker who each get a stack of four dominoes and the object of the game is to split the dominoes into two sets, which have the highest possible ranking.
Pai-Gow Poker = A version of poker that uses seven cards to make a five-card high hand and a two-card, second best hand. These hands are played against the house’s hand. A player must win both hands to win or lose both hands to lose. Otherwise, it is a tie, or a push. Because this is an even game, a vigorish is charged on all winning hands.
Paint = A jack, queen, or king (sometimes a ten).
Painter = A card cheat who special izes in daubing the cards during play.
Pair = ( I ) In European roulette, a bet on even. (2) In poker, a hand con-taining two cards of the same value.
Pair Splitting = In blackjack, a hand that contains two cards of the same value that can be split or separated and bet as two new separate hands.
Palette = A wooden palette with a long, thin handle used by baccarat and chemin de fer dealers to move the cash and chips around.
Palm = A cheating technique that uses sleight of hand by picking up the cards from the table on a new deal and slipping the unwanted cards into the hollow of the palm of one ‘s hand.
Pan = Card game grouped under the generic name of “rummy.” Panhandler A person who asks for money from players.
Paper = (1) A cheating term referring to cards that are marked on the back prior to play. (2) Money.
Par = In slot machines, it refers to the expected hold of the machine. Pari-mutuel Races in which all bets are pooled and the winner is paid off according to the number of winners, minus a standard track de-duction.
Parity = In management, compensation term referring to the idea that each person who has responsibility to perform a task should have equivalent authority and/or pay to the others in similar jobs.
Parlay = (1) A cumulative bet in which all monies won from one wager are automatically bet again. (2) To enlarge an original bankroll, as in “he parlayed one hundred dollars into one thousand dollars.”
Partage = (le Partage) In European roulette, there are two options for play when the hall lands on 0 or 00; the partage option means that the player simply divides the chips and keeps half.
Partnership = A legal term referring to an unincorporated firm owned by two or more persons.
Party = A term used by cheats to signify opportunities for a scam.
Pass = (1) In craps, a bet that a shooter will throw a seven on the come out roll. (2) In craps, when a shooter wins a seven or eleven on the initial throw of the dice or makes her point on a subsequent roll.
Passe = In European roulette, a bet on the high numbers, nineteen to thirty-six.
Passers = A cheating term referring to the crooked dice that tend to make more passes than fair dice.
Pass-Line = ( 1 ) In craps, the area of table layout on which the pass bets are made. (2) In craps, a basic wager in which the player is betting with the shooter.
Past-Posting = An illegal practice of attempting to place a bet after the results are known.
Pat = A poker term referring to a hand that is good enough as it stands or the fact that no additional cards are needed for the hand. Pathological Gambling According to the American Psychiatric As sociation, it is an official mental disease or disorder, characterized by the inability to stop wagering.
Pay = The compensation that employees receive.
Payline = The centerline in the window of a slot machine on which the
payoff = symbols appear.
Payoff = (1) The collection of a bet. (2) Any final event.
Payoff Odds = Ratio at which any bet is paid; for example, if one beats the dealer in blackjack, the payoff odds are one to one, which means that for every dollar bet, the player will receive a dollar return.
Payout = In casinos, customer’s winnings.
Payout Interval = How fast the player is paid; in casinos, payouts are immediate; in other forms of gambling, intervals vary (e.g., a forty¬million-dollar lottery can be paid over 20 years).
Payout Schedule = A schedule that is posted or distributed by the casino to indicate to players the amount to be paid out for certain winning wagers; common to slot machines as well as games like keno and bingo.
Pay the Board = When the house elects to pay every player at the table, regardless of count total.
PBX = Part of the communication’s equipment; the hotel’s telephone switchboard equipment.
PC = (1) A casino management term referring to the percentage of money put down the drop box and money given out of the rack todetermine winnings and losses. (2) A casino term that relates to thepercentage the house has as an advantage over the player.
PC Dice = In cheating equipment, crooked dice that give a cheat an advantage but do not win every time.
Peek Freak = Disparaging term that describes a hole card player.
Peeking = A cheating technique in which the thumb presses down and to the left of the top card, pushing it against the fingers on the opposite corner of the deck so that the top card buckles just enough for the dealer to get a glimpse of the inner corner of the card.
Peek the Poke = A cheater’s term to describe the effort she must ex-pend to determine how much cash is in a mark’s wallet.
Peg = (1) In craps, indicates a point with a puck or marker on the number. (2) To typecast a person.
Pegging = Using a small thumbtack, the cheater pricks certain cards in a spot with the idea to “peg” the card without penetrating all the way through so that when dealing, the cheater can feel the cards.
Pencil = A person having the juice (power) to write comps.
Penny Ante = Wagers made for extremely small stakes.
Pepper = An extremely green or naive victim of gambling cheats.
Perceived Risk = How a person views the potential negative conse-quences of an action; for example, a habitual gambler will always ac-knowledge the money won and ignore the money lost, which allows him to continue hoping for the big jackpot. Therefore, he diminishes the perceived risk of losing so that he can rationalize gambling.
Percentage = (1) House advantage expressed as a percentage. (2) In cheating, dice that alter the advantage.
Percentage Dice = Gaffed dice that tilt the odds in the cheat’s favor but do not guarantee a win.
Percentage Game = A banking game in which an advantage is ob-tained through relatively disproportionate odds.
Percentage = Tops and Bottoms In cheating, a pair of altered, misspot¬ted dice that usually have a 2 or a 5 twice on the die.
Perception = A psychological term referring to the process by which stimuli are selected, organized, and interpreted; for example, gam¬blers who see themselves as lucky may only perceive the wins and not the losses. This is a perceptual distortion.
Perfects = Casino quality dice that are perfect cubes to a tolerance of 1/5,000 of an inch.
Persuasion = A psychological tool that is an active attempt to change a person’s attitude.
Philadelphia Layout = The first bank craps layout to give the players an opportunity to bet the dice to win and lose.
Philistines = Loan sharks.
Phoebe = In craps, the point five.
Phony = (1) In cheating, crooked dice. (2) A person who is a fake. Physical Distribution A marketing term referring to the process of physically moving goods from source of supply to point of consumption.
PIA = (1) An acronym for paid in advance. (2) A hotelier’s term for a guest who pays in cash during registration.
Picasso = A card cheater who specializes in daubing the cards during play.
Pick-and-Pay = A dealer’s method of turning over a player’s cards, paying, or taking the bets, and picking up that hand before proceed¬ing to the next player’s hand.
Pickup Stack = The technique of stacking certain cards in the process of picking up the cards lying face up from the previous round of play. Picture Cards In a deck of cards, the face cards ( jack, queen, king). Piece A slang term for a share of the profits.
Piece of Cake = An expression referring to a simple, easy, or pleasant job. Pigeon A cheater’s jargon for a victim in a gambling scam.
Piker = A gambler who makes small bets opposite big bettors because the bank will beat the big player.
PIMS = An abbreviation for profit impact on market share.
Pinch = A casino term referring to the instance when a person tries to illegally remove part, or all, of a wager.
Pinch and Press = A cheating technique in which a player adds or sub¬tracts from her bet after seeing her cards.
Pinching = lncreasing or decreasing a bet after completion of play.
Pips = A cheating scam in which the design on the cards indicates its denomination.
Pit = In the casino layout, a single grouping of adjacent table games.
Pit Boss = In the casino management hierarchy, the most senior gaming supervisor in the pit who supervises play and the activities of several floorpersons.
Pitch Game = Single- or double-deck blackjack in which the dealer deals the cards from his hand.
Pit Clerk = An employee who is dedicated to a particular pit, but gener¬ally reports to the casino cage and is independent of casino supervisory personnel; responsibilities include input of information resulting in the generation of fill, credit, and marker transactions corresponding to the tables within the pit.
Pit Stand = The desk stand for floorpersons’ use in writing or phoning while they are in the pit.
Pizza = In baccarat, a random method of mixing cards prior to shuffling.
Place Bet = In craps, a bet on the result of a throw when the shooter is trying for a point.
Plaques = Used primarily in casinos outside the United States; rectan¬gular in shape and used in the same way as cheques.
Play = A casino term referring to the betting or action.
Play Best = Hand Two or more poker players acting in collusion, sig¬naling each other’s hands, and having the strongest player stay in the pot while the others drop out.
Player = A casino term referring to the gambler, bettor, or patron. Player Hand In baccarat, one of the two betting propositions.
Player’s Advantage = A gambling term referring to the percent of money bet that a player can expect to win in the long run.
Player’s Bias = A casino term referring to the bias in the ordering of a deck or shoe of cards when it favors the player.
Player hacking System = (1) In slots, a computer software program that tracks all the coins put into the machines and the betting patterns they use. (2) A system in which the supervisors rate the player according to his action on the table games.
Pleasure Principle = A psychological theory that says a person’s be-havior is motivated by the desire to maximize pleasure and avoid pain.
Plug = ( I ) The same as stug. (2) A prearranged group of cards or a group of cards rich in low or high cards.
Plus Count = In card counting for blackjack, when the counter believes that there is an excess of ten value cards in proportion to low value cards.
PMS = An abbreviation for property management systems; a system of storing and retrieving information on reservations, room availability, and room rates; may also interface with outlets (bars, restaurants, etc.) for recording guest charges.
Pocket = In roulette, a part of the equipment that refers to the compart¬ments on the roulette wheel in which the hall falls.
Point = In craps play, when a shooter tries to throw the dice so that a four, five, six, eight, nine, or ten on the come-out roll and then tries to roll the same number before throwing a seven.
Point Bet = In craps, a bet whether or not the point will be made.
Point Count = In blackjack, a card counter’s term for the player’s eval¬uation of the odds via a tally of assigned points of each card.
Point Numbers = In craps, a four, five, six, eight, nine, or ten.
Point of Sale = (POS) (1) Computerized system that allows bars to set drink prices according to the specific ingredients served. (2) Comput-erized cash register.
Point Spread = A handicap in the form of points added by oddsmakers to the scores of teams in games of predictable outcomes that are the object of betting.
Poke = Wallet.
Poker = A card game in which the objective is to win the pot by either exposing the best hand at the final showdown, or by being the last player left in the hand after forcing the other players out by making a final bet that no other player calls.
Policy = In management, a statement used as a decision-making guide to implement a strategie plan.
Polly = Politician.
Pontoon = Another name for blackjack, twenty-one, or the French vingt-et-un.
Population = A research term referring to all of the possibilities in a selected group.
Portfolio = Analysis A marketing process regarding which markets or products should be maintained, expanded, or phased out
Positive Deck = A card counter’s term referring to when the remaining cards in the deck have a favorable plus count.
Positive Reinforcement = A psychological learning term referring to the fact that rewards provided by the environment strengthen re-sponses to the stimuli; for example, slot machines provide intermittent positive reinforcements in the form of payouts so that people will bet more.
Posting = A hotel term referring to the process of recording transac-tions on a guest folio.
Pot = Total money or chips in a pool to be taken by the winning player(s).
Pound = Five dollars.
Power = Potential to influence the behavior of others.
Preferential = A casino move to break up a positive count for a card counter in which the dealer shuttles the deck.
Premium = A pricing term that is an offer of an item or service either for free or at a low price, as an extra incentive for purchasers.
Premium House = A casino that caters to “high rollers” or people who habitually bet a lot of money.
Premium Player = A casino term referring to a person who consis-tently bets high stakes; commonly called a “high roller.”
Pre-Registration = In lodging, a process in which parts of the registra¬tion are completed before the guest arrives.
Present Value = A financial term referring to today’s value for assets that yield a stream of income over time.
Press = A gambling term referring to doubling a bet.
Press-a-Bet = A gambling term referring to increasing a bet after a win.
Price = (1) In casino marketing, a term denoted by the percentage of the gross amount wagered (handle) retained by the operators and is equivalent to the Tosses incurred by all gamblers over a period of time. (2) The value a willing buyer will exchange for goods or services.
Price Elasticity = An economie term quantifying the degree to which quantity demanded by buyers responds to a price change.
Price Flexibility = An economie term describing the market condition when the immediate price change depends on changes in supply or demand (e.g., auctions).
Price Index = An economie term used by the government or industry to evaluate the average price of a bundle of goods so that prices can be compared over time.
Primary Data = A research term describing the information collected for the express purpose of answering the question at hand.
Private Game = Any game that has no houseman or banker, and in which no charge is extracted for the privilege of playing.
Probability = A statistical term describing the likelihood that one among a number of possible outcomes of an event will occur.
Probability Sample = A research term describing the idea that each subject in the population has an equal chance of being selected.
Procedure = Casino management policies or guides for performing planned activities that occur regularly.
Product Differentiation = A marketing term evaluating the character-istics that make a product different from its competitors.
Production Function = An economie term specifying the amount of output that can be achieved with given inputs.
Productivity = A management term referring to the ratio of output to inputs.
Product Life Cycle = A theory that suggests products and services pass through four developmental stages: introduction, growth, maturity, and decline.
Product Positioning = A marketing term describing the traits that al-low the product to meet a customer’s perceived needs while separat¬ing it from competitors.
Profit = An accounting term quantified as sales revenue minus costs, properly chargeable against the goods sold.
Profit Sharing = A compensation program in which certain employees can receive a portion of organizational profits.
Progression = A betting sequence in which the player gambles an in-cremental increase in the wager after decisions.
Progressive Slot Machine = An individual slot machine, or one linked to a group of machines, in which the jackpot amount increases with each coin wagered by the player(s).
Promotion = A strategic marketing process to coordinate seller-initiated efforts to set up channels of information and persuasion to sell serv¬ices or to promote an idea.
Prop = (1) Any unusual type of wager that appears to favor both play¬ers equally. (2) In craps, short for proposition bets.
Prop Bets = Proposition bets.
Property Management System = A hotel term for the computer soft¬ware that supports front-office and back-office activities.
Prop Hustler = A grafter who specializes in luring victims into bets in which they have little or no chance of winning.
Proposition Bets = In craps, a bet on long shots; bets handled by the stickman on a craps game, like the hardway bets, a one roll, or craps. Prospect Potential buyer.
Prove = To cut checks in a certain manner to verify accuracy.
Prove a Hand = To reconstruct the hands just previously picked up in order to verify a decision.
Puck = Part of the craps table equipment that is a marker used to indi¬cate the point number and whether odds are on or off on the come¬out roll.
Pull Down = In craps, when a player takes back all or part of a wager just won rather than let it continue for the next roll.
Pull Through = A sleight of hand move that appears to be a cut made just after a shuffle; it separates the two halves of the deck and re¬places them as they were before the shuffle.
Pull Up = A scam artist’s term for a possible mark who loses interest. Pull Up a Play A cheating signal between partners calling a play in counting or hole-card action.
Punchy = Mentally slow.
Punk = (1) Slang term referring to a novice. (2) Slang term referring to a small-time gambler or crook.
Punter = In baccarat or chemin de fer, the player or shooter.
Punto Banco = A table game; also known as baccarat, chemin de fer, American baccarat, Nevada baccarat.
Purse Drawer = The bottom part of the casino table where a drawer is located that holds the table accessories and dealer’s purse.
Push = A standoff or tie between the player and the dealer in which neither wins nor loses.
Put Bet = In craps, a wager that may be made at any time on any of the numbers, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 that wins if the number on which the wager was placed is thrown before a 7 appears and loses if a 7 is thrown before that number; it may not be taken down after the next roll of the dice.
Put On the Send = A scam artist’s term referring to sending a mark home to get more money.
Put Up = A gambling term referring to the situation in which a player makes a bet on behalf of the dealer.
Put the Bite = On Slang term referring to someone who wants to borrow money.
Put the Finger = On Slang term referring to secretly identifying crim-inals to the police.
Put the Horns = On Slang for a bad luck omen to a player.
Put the Lid On = (1) When a casino closes a table by covering the rack with a locked lid. (2) Person stops talking and becomes quiet. Put the Pressure On Coercion.