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These are lesser played games that you might see occasionally.
 
3 Card Poker (Casino Brag) CrapsSic Bo
 
Roulette Wheel and ChipsProgressive Poker is Three Card Poker is Casino BragThree Card Poker was derived from the centuries old game called Brag by British inventor Derek Webb. This game was first installed in the Isle of Man before it went the USA for widespread use. It is comprised of two independent bets. The player may play either or both in any amount, without going over the house limit. To understand this aspect, look at the table layout for each player.

On the top is the Pair-Plus bet (circle) which pays solely on the three cards dealt to the player. The payouts are 1-1 for any pair, 4-1 on a flush, 6-1 on a straight, 33-1 for a three of a kind and 35-1 for a straight flush. (not exactly sure yet as it hasn't been released) There is absolutely no strategy with this Pair-Plus option. The house advantage on Pair-Plus is a fair 2.32 percent with these payouts.

On the bottom is the Ante (diamond) and Play (rectangle) proposition, which puts the player’s three-card hand in competition with the dealer’s three-card hand. After seeing his cards, the player who had put an Ante up may either fold, or call for a showdown against the dealer’s hand by placing a bet (equal to the Ante) in the Play box. If the dealer does not have at least a Queen High in his hand, the player wins and is paid 1-1 on the Ante. If the dealer has a Queen High or better hand, but does not beat the player’s hand, the player is paid 1-1 on both the Ante and Play wagers. If the dealer’s hand beats the player’s hand, the player loses both the Ante and Play bets.

The player is awarded "guaranteed" bonuses on the Ante bet, regardless of what ensues in the competition. These are payouts of 1-1 for a straight, 4-1 on three of a kind, and 5-1 on a straight flush. The overall house advantage is 2.14 percent for those who opt for the Ante/Play feature, which gives the players the additional opportunity to win on Ace High, King High and Queen High hands, which comprise 44 percent of all hands.

Strategy
Optimal strategy in ante and play is to raise if you have a queen/6/4 or greater, regardless of the bonus pay table. Overall the player stands to lose 8.66% of the original wager but win 5.29% on the bonus.

Professional Strategy
No professional strategy. For full description of odds and probabilities see House Edge

Sic Bo Progressive PokerMoney Wheel
 
This dice game has many names but the original is Grand Hazard. The chinese call it Sic Bo which means "Dice Bowl" in reference to the bowl that three dice and held before rolling. In America it is known as chuck-a-luck. It is not the same as hazard.

Basic equipment includes three dice and a chute (or cage or bowl), containing a series of inclined planes that tumble the dice as they fall. The only material difference between Sic Bo (grand hazard) and chuck-a-luck is in the layout: the Sic Bo layout is more complex and provides spaces for wagering on odd or even, high or low, triples (called raffles), and any number the dice may total, from 4 to 17. The percentage in favour of the house when a player bets on any particular number varies considerably.

The bottom row of the Sic Bo table has six betting areas. These are called single number bets. If one of the three dice comes up as one the numbers bet on (from 1-6), you get paid out at 1 to 1. If two numbers come up you get paid out at 2 to 1 and if three numbers come up you get paid out at 3 to 1.

The two number combination bets consist of placing a wager on any 2 dice combinations. If you wager on a 6,4 combination and the result of the dice roll was 4,7,6, you would win at 6 to 1 odds. You can only win on one instance of the two-number combination.

A three number total wager consists of combining the total shown on the resulting dice roll. Different totals have different odds. A result of 3 or 18 is always a loss. The payouts are as follows: 4 or 17, 50 to 1; 5 or 16, 25 to 1; 6 or 15, 15 to 1; 7 or 14, 10 to 1; 8 or 13, 6 to 1; 9 or 12, 5 to 1; 10 or 11, 5 to 1.

You can wager on whether the combined total of the dice roll will be either between 4-10 or 11-17. This wager pays out at 1-1 odds. All small or big wagers lose if the result of the dice is a triplet.

Triplets are when the dice roll are all one number. So if you wagered on three 6's and that was the dice result you would win at 150-1 odds. You can also wager on all six triplet bets at once, this is called "Any Triplet" and pays out at 25-1 odds.

Pairs are when the resulting dice roll contains a pair of the same number. Whether you have two fives or three fives you still only win once and you win at odds of 11-1.

Strategy
If you must play Sic Bo then do so for small money that it pure fun. I suggest sticking to only the 'low' and 'high' bets.

Professional Strategy
No professional strategy. For full description of odds and probabilities see House Edge

Money Wheel Sic BoRoulette
 
"Round and round and round she goes, where she stops nobody knows!"

Otherwise known as The 'Wheel of Fortune' or Big 6 Wheel in the United States. This game is played on a large vertical wheel. There are inlaid currency notes of various denominations. The player bets on which denomination the indicator will stop on.

The wheel is divided into 52 or 54 segments.

The table layout shows notes identical to those on the wheel. Match the note with cash or chips to place a bet. The smaller the value the lower the odds because there are more of them on the wheel.

Bet Pays No. on Wheel
£1 1:1 24
£2 2:1 15
£5 5:1 7
£10 10:1 4
£20 20:1 2
Joker 40:1 1
Logo 40:1 1
54 segment wheel

Strategy
Walk a long way away.

Professional Strategy
No professional strategy. For full description of odds and probabilities see House Edge
 
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