In the context of craps, a horn bet is a wager split equally between the numbers 2, 3, 11, and 12. For example, if you were to make a horn bet of $100 (a black chip), then $25 (a green chip) would be placed on each of the numbers.
Horn Bet True Odds & Payouts
The true odds of winning a horn bet are 5:1.
- Roll of 2 (snake eyes): 27:4 (6.75:1)
- Roll of 3: 3:1.
- Roll of 11 (yo-leven): 3:1.
- Roll of 12: 27:4 (6.75:1)
Horn Bet House Edge
The house edge on a non-doubled horn bet is 12.5%, which makes it one of the worst bets you can place on the craps table (aka a sucker bet). In comparison, a bet on the pass line carries a 1.41% casino advantage, whereas a bet on the don’t pass line has a house edge of just 1.36%.
- In craps, a wager split equally between the numbers 2, 3, 11, and 12