Another name for this game is birdcage. The game is a table casino game of opportunity in which it played with three dices. The game was a product of grand hazard. Both grand hazard and this game are considered to be variants of sic bo. The game is not a typical casino; it is more a carnival game. The game is usually used by people during fundraising for charity works.
Chuck – a-luck table casino game
Rules of the game
The game is played with three standard dice as said before. The dice are usually kept in a device which looks like an hourglass. The banker starts with rotating the cage end over the end, and thus the dice eventually falls on the bottom.
Amount of money to be gambled are placed basing on the possible collection that become visible on the three dice. Possible amount of money that can be gambled in this game is generally less than the amounts of the money to be gambled in sic boo.
Amount of money gambled and their related odds are tabulated below
|Type||Amount of money gambled||odds|
|Single die bet||A number which is special will appear||1 die odds for this type ranges 1 to 1
2 dice odds for this type ranges 2 to 1
3 dice odds for this type ranges 10 to 1
|Any Triple||Any of the triples will appear. All of the three dice display the same number.||The odds for this type ranges from 30 t0 1|
|Big type which is offered by chuck-a- luck table casino game.||The total score for this game is usually 11 but sometimes it can be 12 points or even higher exclusive of a triple.||The odds for this type ranges 1 to 1|
|Small, this is offered sometimes.||In this type of the game, the total score is 10. Sometimes the 9 points can be the total score. Less than 9 points is also possible if triple is not included in the game.||The odds for this type of the game ranges from 1 to 1|
|Field, this type of the game is also offered in some occasions.||Total score for this type of the game is always outside range of 8 to 12 with 8 and 12 inclusively.||The odds for this type ranges from 1 to 1|
House advantage of the game
The game is a game of chance which is based on average. The players are always expected to lose more of their bets than they win. The house edge of this casino game is greater than most of other casino games.
A good example is a single throw of three dice will actually have possible outcomes which are the cube of six i.e 6 multiply by 6 then again the answer is multiplied by 6 which equivalent to 216. For any special number:
- There will 75 possible results in which the number will be corresponded by one die only.
- There will be possibly 15 possible results in which the special number will be matched by two dice.
- Finally there is only one chance that the number will be matched by all the three dice at once.
For each of the three types of results, the percentage loss which is expected for the amount of money placed on bet for odds at 1 to 1, 2 to 1 and 10 to 1 is:
1-75/216*2+ 15/216*3+ 1/216*11=4.6%
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Big wheel version is based on the principle of Chuck-A-Luck.