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Sic Bo

Sic bo (骰寶), also known as tai sai (大細), dai siu (大小), big and small or hi-lo, is an unequal game of chance played with three dice, and of ancient Chinese origin. Grand hazard and chuck-a-luck are variants, and of English origin. The literal meaning of sic bo is "precious dice", while dai siu and dai sai mean "big [or] small". Sic bo is popular in Asia and widely played (as dai siu) in casinos in Macau. It is played in the Philippines as hi-lo. It was introduced into the USA by Chinese immigrants in the early 20th century, and can now be found in most American casinos.

Gameplay involves betting that a certain condition (e.g. that all three dice will roll the same) will be satisfied by a roll of the dice. Players place their bets on certain areas of the table which indicate certain combinations and payouts. The dealer then picks up a small chest containing the dice which he/she closes and shakes. Finally the dealer opens the chest to reveal the combination.


Square Footage: allow for 8 ft x 12 ft for table, dealers and players comfort.  Allow additional spacing for walking traffic around active tables.

Seating: Standing Room Only, with a height that allows for wheelchair access and play.

Sic Bo is an easy game to play and perfect if you have shy or inexperienced players at your party. With easy to understand betting and payouts, and a helpful dealer to welcome and train newcomers, Sic Bo is recommended with all of our larger packages.