darkoz
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May 19th, 2022 at 5:58:09 PM permalink
I took some photos of what appears to be an old casino game now used as art on the wall of a casino I passed through.

It looks like a big six wheel but with a Sic Bo motif.

Any thoughts on where this may have been and what it was?

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Gialmere
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May 19th, 2022 at 6:34:41 PM permalink
Here's something on H. C. Evans.
Have you tried 22 tonight? I said 22.
darkoz
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May 19th, 2022 at 8:50:59 PM permalink
Quote: Gialmere

Thanks they have a pic of this same style wheel but no information on it.

It's a beautiful wheel on the wall as you see from the pics I supplied so it got me fascinated.
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Dieter
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May 19th, 2022 at 10:04:16 PM permalink
https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Big_Six_wheel

Paraphrasing:
Players may bet on numbers 1-6.
Different payouts based on the number of times the dice show the number wagered.
House edge: 22%
May the cards fall in your favor.
darkoz
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May 20th, 2022 at 1:18:03 AM permalink
Quote: Dieter

https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Big_Six_wheel

Paraphrasing:
Players may bet on numbers 1-6.
Different payouts based on the number of times the dice show the number wagered.
House edge: 22%

thank you.

It's called a Dice Wheel (wow, so inventive)

Pays similar to Sic Bo. pick one of the six numbers on a die and when it lands on the three die combo One die pays 1:1, two die 2:1 and three dice 3:1.

22.2% house edge, ouch!
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Dieter
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May 20th, 2022 at 2:38:27 AM permalink
Quote: darkoz

22.2% house edge, ouch!

I am more interested to know how a secret blue book version may have differed from the more common version.

I would find it hilarious if a licensed casino was using a gaffed wheel as a prominent piece of decor, sending the subtle message that 22.2% isn't enough.
May the cards fall in your favor.
ThatDonGuy
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May 20th, 2022 at 7:23:49 AM permalink
Quote: darkoz

Quote: Dieter

https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Big_Six_wheel

Paraphrasing:
Players may bet on numbers 1-6.
Different payouts based on the number of times the dice show the number wagered.
House edge: 22%

thank you.

It's called a Dice Wheel (wow, so inventive)

Pays similar to Sic Bo. pick one of the six numbers on a die and when it lands on the three die combo One die pays 1:1, two die 2:1 and three dice 3:1.

22.2% house edge, ouch!