Yahtzee

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Yatzy Score card with dies

Yahtzee is a popular dice game that is well-known all over the world. The object of the game is to roll five dice (up to three times) to create certain combinations such as:

  • Three-of-a-kind: Three dice showing the same number
  • Four-of-a-kind: Four dice showing the same number
  • Small straight: Four numbers in sequence, such as 2-3-4-5
  • Large straight Five numbers in sequence, such as 1-2-3-4-5
  • Full house (three dice showing the same number and the remaining two dice showing a different number but both matching)
  • Yahtzee: All five dice showing the same number

Most of these combinations come from poker.