This game is a compact, quick way to play poker. Without most card numbers, best hands are determined quickly and openly for a fast-paced gambling game.
Players bet against each other and try to roll the winning hand.
2+; Best with 3 or more.
Poker dice; betting chips or tokens.
Players ante up (add a predetermined amount of chips) to the center, and each player takes turns rolling five poker dice. Each player can set aside dice and re-roll up to two more times to get a winning hand (listed below). Winner takes the chips in the center, and players ante again to start the next round. Players split the pot if there is and exact tie tie between player’s hands.
Winning the Game
The higher hand is the winner. Player then takes the tokens in the pot.
Winning poker dice hands (in order of ranking):
FIVE OF A KIND
FOUR OF A KIND
FULL HOUSE – 3 of a kind plus a pair
STRAIGHT – A thru 10, K thru 9
THREE OF A KIND
BUST – high card, no pair, no straight