The seeds for the modern game of craps were sown in the 12th century during the Crusades, when Sir William Tyre is said to have invented it. This early version of craps then spread throughout Europe and the rest of the world in the centuries that followed. An influential US dice maker called John H. Winn is considered to be the catalyst for modern craps, as his version of the game was the one adopted by Las Vegas casinos in the early 20th century. 

How do I play craps? The basics 

Ever wondered how to play craps? The name itself gives little away of course, however craps is actually a really simple casino game to play. Something that makes craps more exciting than other casino games is the fact that you are in charge of your own destiny: rolling the dice.