Boxcars, also known as Midnight, Cornrows or Twelve Craps, is a bet where players wager on the shooter rolling a 12, or a six on each of the two dice. The way the dots appear on the dice looks like a rectangle, or a box, like a boxcar, or rows of corn, which is how some of the names for this bet originated. Midnight comes in because 12 o’clock is midnight. This is a favourite bet, but one of the hardest to win. Only one combination is possible, out of all the outcomes of rolling the dice that can result in a 12, so the odds of that happening are one in thirty six. Payouts are only thirty to one, so because of this the house edge is a hefty 13.89%. This is not good news for any player, since the casino wins more frequently because of the profit margin.

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