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chuck-a-luck

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Definition of chuck-a-luck in English:

noun

[mass noun] North American
A gambling game played with dice.
Example sentences
  • I found a chuck-a-luck game online and have a question about how the odds change when betting two numbers.
  • Chuck-A-Luck (also called Bird Cage) is becoming popular once again, and several casinos have a chuck-a-luck game, but it is usually found in the slot machine area rather than with the table games.
  • The only material difference between grand hazard and chuck-a-luck is in the layout: the grand hazard 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.

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