How to Play the C-Low Dice Game

Not much information is known about the dice game C-low. It doesn't have the history that craps does, but many people still enjoy playing it. It is more of a street type of dice game and has varying rules. Knowing the basic C-low rule set will ensure that you can pick up all of its variants quickly.

Things You'll Need

• 3 Dice
• Betting money

Instructions

• 1

Get together with at least one friend. More than two players can play, but there must be at least two. Decide on how much the two of you will wager on the round. Once that amount is decided upon, place the money--or the "pot"--in a pile.

• 2

Roll the dice (three die) if you are the first player. Each player will get her turn to roll. If you (or whoever is rolling) rolls a 1, 2, 3 on the dice, then you automatically lose. If you roll a 4, 5, 6 on the dice, then you immediately win. The only way to survive if the roller rolls a 4, 5, 6 is to roll a 4, 5, 6 as well, which will require a "shoot-out" round between the players who rolled the 4, 5, 6.

• 3

Continue rolling until a recognized combination is rolled. The two combinations mentioned in Step 2 are just two of the possible combinations. Another possible combination is to roll three of the same number (trips). Three of the same number will not beat a 4, 5, 6, but it beats all other rolls. The only way to beat a roll of three of the same number is to roll a 4, 5, 6, or to roll triples of a higher number. For example, a roll of 4, 4, 4 will beat a roll of 2, 2, 2.

• 4

The only other recognized rolls besides the ones mentioned in Steps 2 and 3 are doubles. For example, a roll of 3, 3, 5 is a recognized combination. As long as two of the die match, then it is a legal roll. If two of the die do not match, and none of the rolls mentioned in Steps 2 and 3 are rolled, then the player must continue rolling until he rolls a recognized combination..

• 5

Remember your score. To get your score, you will take the single number from your roll mentioned in Step 4. So if you roll a 3, 3, 5, then your score is 5. If you roll a 6, 6, 5, then your score is still 5. The double numbers have no effect on your score. A roll where the single number is a 6 is hard to beat. To beat a roll where the single number is a 6, either trips (three of same number) or 4, 5, 6 must be rolled. If the 6 is matched, then the two people with the sixes go another round (assuming no one beat them). If two players get the highest rolls, then they may bet extra money before they go another round, if they wish.

• 6

Remember the scoring structure. 1, 2, 3 loses. 4, 5, 6 must be matched; otherwise it beats all other rolls. Trips are the next highest roll. 6, 6, 6 is the highest trip, and beats all trips below it. The next scoring level is rolling doubles with one single. The single die is your score. Remember, however, that even trip ones (1,1,1) still beats a high 6 (3,3,6 or any combo of six high). Whoever has the highest roll at the end of the round takes the whole pot.

Related Searches
• Photo Credit www.dragonduel.com

You May Also Like

• How to Play Low C on the Flute

The flute is an instrument in the woodwind family. You can play notes on the flute by using key combinations and blowing...

• How to Play Cee-lo

Comments You May Also Like. How to Play Lo Dice. Lo Dice is a game of betting. You may recognize this game...

• How to Use the Clow Cards for Tarot Reading

Clow cards come from the Japanese "Cardcaptors" Sakura series. ... How to Play the C-Low Dice Game. Clow cards come from the...

• How to Play the "Four-Five-Six" Dice Game

“Four-Five-Six” is a gambling dice game brought over to the U.S. from China. With its fairly straightforward game play and rules, it’s...

• Rules for the 4, 5, 6 Dice Game

A large number of dice games are called 4, 5, 6 dice games--and the games have a variety of rules. The original...

• How to Play the Ship Captain Crew Dice Game

The dice game Ship, Captain and Crew has a lengthy history. It has been known by many names, including Ship of Fools,...

• How to Play the High-Low Dice Game

How to Play the C-Low Dice Game; Rules of the High Low Jack; How to Play Under and Over Seven for Dice;...

• How to Play Dice

While there are many different ways to play dice, this game is fun, and fairly easy to learn. This game is also...

• 5 Dice Game Rules

Dice games are convenient, inexpensive and educational. Playing dice games as a family can reinforce important math skills your child is learning...

• Street Dice Rules

How to Play the C-Low Dice Game. How to Play Dice. How to Make Dice. Rules for Playing Dice. Dice Games Instructions....

• How to Play Low D on a Recorder

Recorders are one of the easiest instruments to simply pick up and play. Whether you are learning how to play your favorite...

• How to Cheat at Rolling Dice

Dice games have always been an exciting endeavor for many people. ... Lead melts at very low temperatures so it will not...

• Six Dice Game Rules

Six Dice is a dice game known by many other names, including Ten Thousand, Zilch and Farkle. It is a simple game...

• Rules for Dice Games

Dice games, played for centuries in different cultures around the world, provide hours of entertainment for people today. Some dice games, such...

• How to Play Mexican Dice

How to Play the C-Low Dice Game. Rules for the Mexican Dice Game 21. How to Play BS. How to Play the...

• Claw Machine Games to Play Online

If you've ever been to an arcade you have most likely seen a vending machine claw game, also known as a crane...

• How to Play the Dice Game Bones

How to Play Hazard Dice; How to Play the C-Low Dice Game; Craps: Explaining the Dice; ehow.com. About eHow; eHow Blog; How...

• How to Make Your Own Clow Cards

If you're putting together a Cardcaptor Sakura costume, chances are you might want to create a few Clow Cards as props. While...

• How to Play a 1,6,4,5 Progression on Guitar

How to play a 1,6,4,5 progression on the guitar, including tips and sound; learn this and more in this online guitar lesson...