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<p>In this article we present a set of unusual dice and a two-player game in which you will always have the advantage. You can even teach your opponent how the game works, yet still win again!
We'll also look at a new game for three players in which you can potentially beat both opponents — at the same time!</p>
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<p>In this article we present a set of unusual dice and a two-player game in which you will always have the advantage. You can even teach your opponent how the game works, yet still win again!
Finally, we will describe a new game for three players in which you can potentially beat both opponents — at the same time!</p>
<p>Our two-player game involves two dice, but they're not the ordinary dice we're used to. Instead of displaying the values 1 to 6, each die has only two values, distributed as follows:</p><p><a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/non-transitiv-dice" target="_blank">read more</a></p>http://plus.maths.org/content/non-transitiv-dice#commentsdiceEfron's dicegamblinggame of chanceprobabilityWed, 13 Oct 2010 16:06:34 +0000mf3445330 at http://plus.maths.org/contentLet 'em roll
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<b>Winner of the schools category</b>. Dice are invaluable to many games, especially gambling games, but instead of playing with ordinary 1-6 numbered dice here are two interesting alternatives - with a twist! </div>
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<p style="color:purple;"><b><i>This article is the winner of the schools category of the Plus new writers award 2006.</i></b></p>
<p><i>Dice are invaluable to many games, especially gambling games, but instead of playing with ordinary 1-6 numbered dice here are two interesting alternatives — with a twist!</i></p><p><a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/let-em-roll" target="_blank">read more</a></p>http://plus.maths.org/content/let-em-roll#comments41diceEfron's dicegamblingprobabilitySchwenk's diceSicherman diceSun, 10 Dec 2006 00:00:00 +0000plusadmin2294 at http://plus.maths.org/content