Boss Dice

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Boss Dice is also known as Bull Dice, Beetle Dice and is said to be one of the most popular dice game in San Francisco.  It’s based on Poker dice hands with some omissions.

What you need to play

  • 10 dice, 5 dice for each player
  • Two player.
  • Two dice cups.

The object of the game To create the highest poker hand with 5 dice after two rolls

How to play the game Both players roll all five dice simultaneously, the player with the highest ranking poker hand is the boss and goes first.  If no there are no valid poker hands the round is void and restarted until someone throws a poker hand.

The boss now has the choice of staying with his dice or re rolling them.

Each player then takes turns rolling the dice and creating poker hands.  They may make up to two rerolls of as many dice as they like.

If neither player has a poker hand or both players have the same rank poker hand the round is void

Boss Dice Poker hands in order of rank (Sixes ranking highest; Ones lowest.) Five of a Kind Four of a Kind Full House - Three of a kind and a pair (6, 6, 6, 1, 1 beats 5, 5, 5, 2, 2) Three of a Kind Two Pairs (6, 6, 2, 2, 1 beats 5, 5, 3, 3, 2 ) One Pair

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