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Wizard
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February 28th, 2017 at 8:42:08 AM permalink
I came across a new game yesterday at a live dealer casino that caters to Asian players. It is called Belangkai in Malay, which translates to King Crab. It is a simple game using a spinner with four sides, with a different symbol on each one. The player bets on which symbol will be on top after a spin. Please click the link for all the rules and analysis. As always, I welcome questions, comments, and especially corrections.

The question for the poll is would you play King Crab? Multiple votes allowed.
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Ayecarumba
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February 28th, 2017 at 9:17:36 AM permalink
Does anyone offer player banking for this game? Can you bet against a symbol(s) appearing? Is the sequence of symbols around the "spinner" the same in every casino, like the numbers on a roulette wheel? i.e., does the "fish" always appear opposite the "flower", or can they sometimes be found next to each other?
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Romes
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February 28th, 2017 at 9:25:27 AM permalink
This game seems really easy, and really difficult at the same time =P. I'd imagine because the images less the commission up front instead of just saying 2-1 or 3-1, etc. I would have thought the game had a higher house edge though. Are there any videos of the game as examples? Eh, youtube has some samples... Yeah seems simple enough.
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February 28th, 2017 at 10:32:53 AM permalink
Quote: Ayecarumba

Does anyone offer player banking for this game?



Not that I know of.

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Can you bet against a symbol(s) appearing?



You could accomplish that by betting on every other symbol.

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Is the sequence of symbols around the "spinner" the same in every casino, like the numbers on a roulette wheel?



I don't know
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February 28th, 2017 at 10:34:06 AM permalink
Quote: Romes

This game seems really easy, and really difficult at the same time =P.



The most difficult to understand easy game I've ever seen is Casino War, currently on Field Trial at the Gold Coast.
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February 28th, 2017 at 10:43:23 AM permalink
Quote: Romes

Are there any videos of the game as examples?



Here's one.

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Ayecarumba
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February 28th, 2017 at 11:53:17 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

Here's one.



At :26 the video of the bowl lid flashes off and on. Seems sketchy. This game seems extremely easy to gaff with an electromagnet, and or a trap door on the bottom of the "bowl".
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