Definitions for "Big 8"
Keywords:  craps, roll, bet, shooter, thrown
A bet on a 8 being thrown before a 7 is rolled.
A bet that 8 will roll before a 7.
A bet at even-money that the 8 will be rolled before a 7 is rolled.
The Big 7 (later the Big 8) are a group of newsgroup hierarchies established after the Great Renaming, a restructuring of Usenet that took place in 1987. These hierarchies are managed by the Big 8 Management Board. Groups are added through a process of nomination, discussion, and voting.