chuck-a-luck

[ chuhk-uh-luhk ]
/ ˈtʃʌk əˌlʌk /

noun

a game played with three dice at which the players bet that a certain number will come up on one die, that the three dice will total a certain number, or that the total will be an odd number, even number, a high number, or a low number.

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Also chuck-luck [chuhk-luhk]. /ˈtʃʌkˌlʌk/.

Origin of chuck-a-luck

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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