1930s Evans 'Galloping Dominos' on ebay USA

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Re: 1930s Evans 'Galloping Dominos' on ebay USA

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We do understand the difference between dominos and dice. Dice is the preferred game by far, played as "craps" in almost all casinos. Dominos is mainly played by the Cuban/South American immigrants, Miami being a major location for the game.

I was using literary license, hoping no one would notice. You're too sharp for me, Brigham.

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Re: 1930s Evans 'Galloping Dominos' on ebay USA

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As originally each domino represented one of the 21 results of throwing two six-sided dice, it's easy to see why a close association has persisted. Handan-Ni's Domino uses them as gambling symbols, which could just as easily have been dice. I guess that's the same on Galloping Dominoes. On J&M's Domino the little figures are playing dice, not dominoes. Maybe 'domino' has less hard-core gambling connotations than 'dice'.
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You may have hit the nail squarely on the head!
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slotalot wrote:I don't think it will be on for long, wish it was in the UK!
I thought you were scaling back on slots Stuart !PUZZLED!
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He posted that 10 years ago :lol:
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:lol: :HaHa: :lol: :HaHa:

It's been a long lock-down tf, muddles the mind and reduces ones observation !!
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I never thought of those as single dice on the wheel, or that those were little "dice" people with legs on the graphics or front, only saw them as half dominoes. :!?!: :o I do notice in my own house that many times people that come here have modern minds and eyes don't get the subtle or otherwise images and names from ye olden days., and i have to inform them of the reasons......
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