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## Is large straight harder than Yahtzee?

Number of Straights

A large **straight is harder to roll than a small straight**, but it is easier to count the number of ways of rolling a large straight than the number of ways of rolling a small straight.

## What is a straight with dice?

**When a player rolls 1,2,3,4,5,6 when rolling all 6 dice** this is a Straight. When a player gets 3 sets of pairs when rolling 6 dice this is Pairs. Pairs and Straights are worth 5oo points.

## Can you cheat at Yahtzee?

In professional Yahtzee tournaments where money is on the line, safeguards must be put in place to deter cheating. But for the casual player, **cheating at Yahtzee may be a non-issue or even part of the fun**.

## Is flush bigger than straight?

A flush is a hand that contains five cards all of the same suit, not all of sequential rank, such as K♣ 10♣ 7♣ 6♣ 4♣ (a “king-high flush” or a “king-ten-high flush”). It ranks below a full house and above a straight.

## What are the odds of Farkle with 6 dice?

Every individual die still has a 1 in 3 chance, so even with 6 dice, the probability of a 1 or 5 remains **33.33%**.

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One or Five.

Dice Left | Odds | Probability |
---|---|---|

6 | 12 in 36 |
33.33% |

5 | 10 in 30 | 33.33% |

4 | 8 in 24 | 33.33% |

3 | 6 in 18 | 33.33% |

## What are the odds of rolling 5 sixes with 5 dice?

Now, consider the five dice. Each die is independent, so the probability of getting all sixes is simply **(11/36)5**.

## What is the probability of not rolling a 7?

With the help of a calculator we find that we will not get a total of 7 on any of the first 10 rolls approximately **16.15%** of the time. This implies that we will get a total of 7 on at least one of the first 10 rolls 100%−16.15%=83.85% of the time.

## What are the odds of rolling a 6 6 times in a row?

Since there are six choices, then each time there is a **1/6 chance** of rolling a six. The fact they are entirely independent of each other means we simply multiply each roll’s probability together: 1/6 × 1/6 × 1/6 × 1/6 = (1/6)^{4} = 1/1296 = 0.00077. Now let’s say you had already rolled double sixes.

## What is the probability of rolling three sixes in a row?

This seemed simple at first as the odds of rolling 1 six are 1/2, 2 sixes would be 1/14 and 3 sixes would be **1/216** so they would be our odds.

## Can you get a Yahtzee in 3 rolls?

The probability of a Yahtzee in one roll is 0.08 percent, the probability of a Yahtzee in two rolls is 1.23 percent and the probability of a Yahtzee in three **rolls is 3.43 percent**. Since each of these are mutually exclusive, we add the probabilities together.

## Do you get an extra turn if you roll a Yahtzee?

As long as you’ve scored 50 in the YAHTZEE box, **you get a YAHTZEE bonus for each additional YAHTZEE you roll** – just squeeze in the check marks if necessary!