An alternate name to the fast growing dice game "Craps" which involves betting money head to head against your friends. This name came about through speech impediments of certain players and was more widely adapted than the original, to give the game more of its own individuality from the actual casino game.
The game of carps is simple. Each participant puts down a dollar or more to wager. The player in control rolls two dice. If on the first try the sum of the dice is 2, 3, or 12, the roller automatically loses and the challenger gains his money. If a 7 or 11 is rolled on the first roll only, the roller wins the challengers money automatically. If any other number is rolled, that number becomes the "Point". The roller must then continue rolling the dice until he or she rolls the "Point" number or a 7. If he or she rolls a point number, the roller takes the challengers money. If he or she rolls a 7, the challenger takes the rollers money and then gains control of the dice. Other people are also allowed to bet eachother on who they think will win.
Jimmy: Who wants to play carps?
Monica: Carps?!? I'm in. *Slaps down a single*
Tony: I'm putting a dollar on Monica.
Jimmy: Alright, I'll cover you both!*rolls dice*
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