Domino games can be played for cash and offer an extra element of
excitement to playing. Remember, you don't have to gamble with real
money, you can always play with counters, chips, matchsticks or
chocolates, if you prefer. There is an element of skill and
strategy to playing many
domino games, so some people don't strictly consider it as pure
General Point, and Block & Draw Domino Games
Many Point and
Block & Draw domino games
are played to a fixed number of points (say 100, 150, 200 or 250) and if
you want to play for stakes, then players can simply put a fixed wager
amount into a pot (or pool) at the start of a game, with the overall
winner of the game collecting it once he has reached the target
An alternative method is for the winner
of a game collecting a fixed cash amount per point for the difference between
their point total and all the losing players' point totals at the end of
a game. When gambling using this method, it might be a good idea to play
for small denominations of cash per point (pennies or cents, for
Online Domino Gambling Games
You can play dominoes online for cash,
wagering with other players you may play against in real-time games.
These websites also offer tournament competitions for multiple players
to compete in. The websites providing
the online software and opportunity to play will take a "rake". This is
a small percentage of the winning player's winnings.
If you're interested in cricket
gambling then see cric tips.
Domino tournaments are held in which
players gather and play face to face in live games. These tournaments
can offer cash prizes of considerable value to the winning players. They
are more common in North and South America and Caribbean where dominoes are a
played to a much greater extent than other parts of the world. These
events attract serious and professional domino players.