crap game

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Noun1.crap game - playing crapscrap game - playing craps        
craps - a gambling game played with two dice; a first throw of 7 or 11 wins and a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses and a first throw of any other number must be repeated to win before a 7 is thrown, which loses the bet and the dice
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crap game

n (US) → Würfelspiel nt (mit zwei Würfeln)
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They were worked in the yards all the seven days of the week, and they had their prize fights and crap games on Sunday nights as well; but then around the corner one might see a bonfire blazing, and an old, gray-headed Negress, lean and witchlike, her hair flying wild and her eyes blazing, yelling and chanting of the fires of perdition and the blood of the "Lamb," while men and women lay down upon the ground and moaned and screamed in convulsions of terror and remorse.
Noon kick-offs usually produce crap games. I'll never forget the time I played the Midlands derby with Birmingham at 12pm, although in most respects it was utterly forgettable.
Gambling was illegal in New York state outside of New York city, so it was there that the punters flourished in the numbers racket with roulette, slot machines, dice, gin rummy and crap games as well as horse racing.
I am making no accusations, but I always hoped the few coins were going for parish support and not for the crap games. But it tested my faith.
So can someone please explain all the totally crap games when the parks are like bowling greens?